September 2009 | Monitor on Psychology | Vol. 40 No. 8
COVER: Play in peril
Playtime in peril
Kindergartners in New York and Los Angeles spend nearly three hours per day on reading and math instruction and test prep, and less than half an hour each day on "choice time."
Richard Nisbett says culture, not heredity, guides our intellect.
One hundred years ago this month, Freud made his first and only visit to the United States.
Researchers find a link between sexual trauma and post-deployment PTSD, but signs of resilience, too.
New research finds that cyber environments are enhancing care for post-traumatic stress disorder, autism and more.
A major report documents how early intervention with children and adolescents significantly improves their long-term welfare—and could save billions.
This psychologist is helping groups get the results they want via a process that promotes program accountability.
Moral behavior may have ancient roots, new research suggests.
University counseling centers are launching creative campaigns and retooling student services to prevent student suicides.
APA encourages Congress to increase outreach to service members and veterans on college campuses.
Spotlight on Raymond A. and Rosalee G. Weiss
GOVERNMENT RELATIONS UPDATE
At a congressional hearing, an APA member emphasizes the need for more behavioral research in efforts to protect the nation's vast computer networks.
ON YOUR BEHALF
A wrap-up of APA's latest advocacy.