New research shows that those who suffered significant trauma at a young age are unable to correctly consider risk as adults.
A new study finds that a quarter of undocumented Mexican immigrants are at risk for mental-health disorders.
Laura Hanson says University of Oregon attorneys obtained her counseling records without her permission. The university says it did nothing wrong, but has since changed its policy.
Data about bias may tell us more than we thought about inequality, violence, and the need to embrace humanity, writes Vishnu Sridharan, co-author of "Umbrellas Don’t Make It Rain," a recent report on race and economic achievement.
We canvassed the world of the social and behavioral sciences, looking for rising stars whose careers promise to make a lasting mark. We'll be profiling the top 30 throughout the month of April.
New research cautions journalists against harming their most vulnerable sources.
Updates to past Pacific Standard print stories.
Worries about post-traumatic stress have become a stock part of the media narrative surrounding tragedies like Boston and Newtown. And resilience is supposedly the best we can hope for in the face of adversity. But what if there's a third option? The story of one mass shooting, and the surprising tug of post-traumatic growth.
When he walked the streets of Los Angeles in the '80s, community members lived in constant fear of the Night Stalker.
New research finds actors, who are so good at portraying troubled characters, have difficulty discussing their own personal traumas.
A large-scale study suggests 9/11-related stress led to a major increase in health problems across the U.S.