December 2009 | Monitor on Psychology | Vol. 40 No. 11
With help from psychologists, a new U.S. Army program puts psychological well-being on par with physical fitness.
U.S. Marshals Service Chief Psychologist Michael Bourke's mission to understand and help apprehend child sexual offenders isn't for the faint-hearted. But given what's at stake, he wouldn't trade it for anything.
Psychologist A. Thomas McLellan, the nation's newly appointed deputy "drug czar," discusses his plan for curbing America's demand for illegal drugs.
Or how Sigmund Freud, his nephew and a box of cigars forever changed American marketing.
Michael Posner's studies on the neurological underpinnings of attention helped found an entire field.
Critics say a journal article promoting a new accreditation system inappropriately condemns the whole field.
At a conference co-sponsored by APA, thought-leaders discussed ways to revamp the education system worldwide.
As the new deputy director of the National Institute of Justice, Ellen Scrivner will help oversee a large criminal-justice research portfolio.
This psychologist is applying Montessori and other methods to help people with Alzheimer's disease lead richer lives.
The link may be greater than we think, a controversial study suggests.
John R. Anderson is the newest editor at Psychological Review.
New Developmental Psychology editor Jacquelynne Eccles welcomes commentary.
Art Nezu wants to draw researchers who study diverse populations to JCCP.
A look at how early career psychologists are repaying student loan debts.
GOVERNMENT RELATIONS UPDATE
The Center for Deployment Psychology reports more success in providing psychological training in deployment issues.
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