April 2010 | Monitor on Psychology | Vol. 41 No. 4
COVER: Fostering more successful kids
Social awareness + emotional skills = successful kids
New funding and congressional support are poised to bring the best social and emotional learning research into more classrooms nationwide.
Another tool for special ed
Social and emotional learning programs appear to benefit children with disabilities.
Psychologists’ research on the power of movement is giving us insight into why we first danced and how cultures built on that ancient impulse.
Promoting a ‘mastery climate’ motivates young athletes to do their best, says this scientist-practitioner team.
Why do women have sex? According to sex researcher Cindy Meston, the answers are more diverse and abundant than you may think.
The author's biting social commentaries have deep roots in psychology.
Today's brain-imaging research could make tomorrow's arguments even more convincing.
Most child-abuse-prevention programs have focused on mothers, but a new crop of psychologist-designed efforts now target Dad.
APA's governing body adopts a model licensing act, a change to its ethics code and a decrease in dues for certain members.
Three promising psychology graduate students won this year’s American Psychological Foundation Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Child Psychology Fellowships — $25,000 scholarships that promote child psychology research. Here’s what the 2010 fellows are working on and plan to do next.
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