March 2009 | Monitor on Psychology | Vol. 40 No. 3
COVER: Brain Imaging
- From the research lab to the operating room
Thanks to work by psychologists and others, functional brain imaging is finally making its way into clinical settings.
- Coming soon to a scanner near you
Stronger magnets, new technology and more sensitive equipment are improving brain imaging—and may change the face of psychological research.
Electric brain stimulation may give hope to people with unremitting depression.
Lindsay Heller blends her child-rearing and psychology training to help parents and nannies find common ground.
The director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse discusses the future of substance abuse and addiction research.
The convergence of the 10th anniversary of the Multicultural Conference and Summit with the inauguration of Barack Obama invites our reflection on the relationship of diversity and ethics in psychology.
The Nazi Rorschach responses have captured psychologists' imaginations for decades.
Delivering cognitive-behavioral therapy via computer enhances outcomes, research suggests.
How does the general public view the science of psychology?
Cognitive impairments are a major part of many medical disorders, but researchers have focused mostly on their physical symptoms. Psychologists are beginning to change that.
A newly released handbook guides psychologists on assessing older adults' cognitive and functional abilities.
The 2009 National Multicultural Conference and Summit marks the country's successes and outlines the road ahead.
Psychologists are key players in a growing campus movement that promotes honest communication about diversity.
ON YOUR BEHALF
A wrap-up of APA's latest advocacy.