May 2008 | Monitor on Psychology | Vol. 39 No. 5
COVER: APA's 2008 Annual Convention
- APA's 2008 Annual Convention
Boston is the backdrop for APA's 2008 convention, Aug 14–17. Meet colleagues, enjoy the city and learn.
- Keynote speaker: Psychology for the masses
A writer guided by psychology will share his thoughts on the science of success at APA's Annual Convention.
- Presidential programming
- Science programming
- Practice programming
- Education programming
- American Psychological Foundation programming
Deaf people with no language exposure provide a window into basic cognition.
This psychologist's thriving practice is focused on evaluating who will benefit from high-tech pain interventions.
Campus counseling centers are unique settings that often provide trainees experience in handling multiple relationships at an early stage in their careers.
A psychologist's attempt to improve marriages provides an interesting glimpse into the social norms of the 1930s--and into one of the first scientific matchmaking services.
Occupational health psychologists convene to share their research on work, stress and health.
APA convenes a two-day summit to focus on one of society's most entrenched problems.
Psychologists lead the charge to broadly define the effectiveness of college education.
Mainstream media look to APA to explain the news of the day.
Archie Turner joins APA after 14 years of overseeing The National Academies' finances.
The new School Psychology Quarterly editor will focus on building an empirical research base.
Some tips practitioners can use to make a big difference in 60 minutes or less.
GOVERNMENT RELATIONS UPDATE
Psychologists share their expertise on trauma, violence and abuse with federal policy-makers.
ON YOUR BEHALF
A wrap-up of APA's latest advocacy
STATE LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE
Discussing psychologists' top concerns--and taking them to Capitol Hill--was the focus of the State Leadership Conference.
If you're a psychologist looking for new opportunities to help people, just take a look at the kinds of issues raised in medication commercials during the evening news, said Thomas Tyne, PhD.