September 2013 | Vol. 11 No. 3

Backbreaking work

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  • Backbreaking work

    Sitting too much is associated with a host of ills, including cardiovascular disease, Type 2 diabetes and other serious health problems.

Online financial apps can make electronic spending 'real' — and help graduate students cut back.

MONEY MATTERS

Keeping digital tabs on your spending

Online financial apps can make electronic spending 'real' — and help graduate students cut back.

Dr. Melissa Menzer (credit: Carrie Holbo Photography)

ODD JOBS

A guide to the arts

Psychologist Melissa Menzer works to ensure that the National Endowment for the Arts funds top-notch research on how the arts can enhance our lives.

Changes ahead

FEATURES

Changes ahead for internships

The internship process is being revamped to ensure quality and help more students get the slots they need.

How do I break up with my mentor?

Early career and seasoned psychologists answer graduate students' top questions.

Dissertation doppelgangers

Psychology is a broad field with an array of research topics, so studies often overlap.

What students need to know about telepsychology

Here's a look at the key ethical and practice issues that are still unfolding in this new realm of care.

A voice for psychology students

Meet the newly elected leaders of APAGS — the world's largest organization for psychology graduate students.

APF helps a psychologist 'get the lead out'

A Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Fellowship sought to identify efficient methods to reduce subthreshold lead levels among children in low-income families.

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