July/August 2008 | Monitor on Psychology | Vol. 39 No. 7
COVER: Keeping athletes on track
Brains and brawn
Sport psychologists help bring home Olympic gold.
Jumping for glory
Psychology postdoc hopes to compete in the Olympics.
Elite athletes are using EEG feedback to hone their mental states--but does it work?
- It's not whether you win or lose, it's whom you beat
Sport psychologists are helping athletes overcome the temptation to use performance-enhancing drugs.
Getting people with intellectual disabilities on the playing field improves their health--and changes how others perceive their abilities.
- A competitive, slowly growing field
Get your clients moving
Ten tips to incorporate exercise into your treatment arsenal.
Dogs' attentiveness to our cues may give us the illusion they are more human than wolf.
A psychologist helps his clients finish strong.
Education champion Lee S. Shulman wants more faculty to be trained in the art of instruction.
In narrowing the gap between our personal and professional lives, the Internet raises challenging ethical questions.
In the 1920s, psychologists used golf balls to give football players a competitive edge.
C. Alan Hopewell earns the Bronze Star Medal for his service in Iraq.
California's Supreme Court cites APA brief in its ruling.
A randomized, controlled trial will test two behavioral treatments.
The VA announces an initiative to improve mental health care.
As part of an interdisciplinary group, APA briefs Congress on the challenges of providing health care to an aging population.
As Americans increasingly spend more than they earn, psychological research is providing clues as to why.
Psychologists debate whether the Implicit Association Test needs more solid psychometric footing before it enters the public sphere.
Lawyers and psychologists work together to keep children's best interests in mind.
Accounting for clients' backgrounds and values makes for better treatment.
Feel like an imposter? You're not alone.
Seasoned presenters share how to make your poster stand out from the crowd.
Librarians and professors share the inside scoop on PsycINFO and other Internet resources.
GOVERNMENT RELATIONS UPDATE
An APA-supported center earns permanent status within the Department of Defense.