March 2008 | Monitor on Psychology | Vol. 39 No. 3
COVER: Deep space psych
- Deep space psych
Preventing depression, anxiety and even quibbling among fellow astronauts is the goal of these NASA-funded psychologists.
- Survey pits NASA administrators against researchers
Psychologists fear that data gathered on airline accidents will be quashed by a NASA administration effort to cover up that information.
- NASA budget leaves human factors in the cold
Continued cuts prompt concerns about air safety and the loss of important basic research.
Speaking with our colleagues from around the world can deepen our understanding of ethics and help us more fully appreciate the values and perspectives we bring to our work.
Katherine C. Nordal is praised for her long history as an independent practitioner and prominent leader in APA governance.
Peter Goldblum helps elementary schools promote respect and acceptance of diversity.
APA's 2008 Annual Convention features psychology's top names and newsmakers.
New research by psychologists identifies ways people can protect their brains as they age.
NASA-funded psychologists are working to ensure the future's more crowded skies stay safe.
Errors blamed on experts such as airline pilots are most often manifestations of inherent limitations in the air transport system.
Air travel post-9/11 can be a perilous journey for passengers with mental illnesses.
How psychologists can establish a presence online.
In what could be the wave of the future, Webcasting tools give students more control over their learning.
These benchmarks help undergraduate psychology programs improve their program assessments.
The planet's future hangs in the balance, and psychology could help tip it one way or the other.
With children spending less time in nature than ever before, the biggest victim may be Mother Earth. Psychologists are helping kids connect.
Zoo gets a makeover with the help of a green-minded psychologist.
Psychologists are going green with these planet-pleasing practices.
APA is installing a rooftop garden that will provide ecological and psychological benefits.
Nominate your colleagues now for awards to be presented at next year's APA Annual Convention in Toronto, Aug. 6-9.
GOVERNMENT RELATIONS UPDATE
APA staff and members work to ensure that disability issues are reflected in public policy and research agendas.