July/August 2009 | Monitor on Psychology | Vol. 40 No. 7
COVER: A new American dream?
- A new American dream?
Has the economic crisis led the nation to embrace a more sustainable, socially interdependent lifestyle? Or will Americans' recent shift to thrift be short-lived?
A tendency to play may have shaped the evolution of animals as unlikely as insects and as brainy as apes.
Gary Marcus explains how evolution equipped us with a mind that gets the job done, but isn't pretty.
Only one PhD psychologist has ever been honored with a U.S. stamp. You'll never guess who.
At a historic summit, psychology practitioners took a first step in defining how to adapt to a fast-changing world.
Psychologists' expertise is guiding federal efforts to prevent child maltreatment at the community level.
APA works to eliminate disparities as the nation looks to reform its health-care system.
A federal funding cut ends APA's neuroscience fellowship program.
Getting money for your research may not be as hard as you think.
How to cope when your boyfriend fries your hard drive, your audience can't stop checking their watches, or worse.
Advice on how to decide whether one more accomplishment on your vitae is worth it.
APA's Congressional Fellowship Program has sponsored 107 psychologists in Congress.
APA releases a new edition of its classic resource.
Toronto is the stage for this year's APA convention, Aug. 6–9, offering programming for psychologists of all stripes.
GOVERNMENT RELATIONS UPDATE
Thanks to APA advocacy, the government is investing in college and university counseling centers.
ON YOUR BEHALF
What APA is doing for you?