January 2011 | Monitor on Psychology | Vol. 42 No. 1
COVER: Is stress getting to you?
- Is stress getting to you?
Like their clients, psychologists struggle with work/life conflict. How can they help their clients and themselves?
Millions of American workers fight against their circadian clocks every day, putting them — and others in their paths — in danger. Psychologists are looking for solutions.
For 35 years, Andrew Christensen has been studying what helps troubled relationships thrive — insights he is now working to share via Internet training and with veterans and their spouses.
Developmental psychologist Alison Gopnik says that in some ways, babies may be smarter, more thoughtful and more conscious than adults.
Frank, sensible and charming, Dr. Joyce Brothers pioneered the role of media psychologist, paving the way for those who followed and helping the field define its standards.
The association brings empirical evidence to controversial court cases.
Mortimer Mishkin becomes the 16th psychologist to win the National Medal of Science.
The rule implementing the federal mental health parity law goes into effect for most covered plans this month.
Psychologist Alan Poling is training rodents to sniff out two Third World scourges: land mines and tuberculosis.
The tales we tell hold powerful sway over our memories, behaviors and even identities, according to research from the burgeoning field of narrative psychology.
Hypnosis continues to show promise in reducing pain and soothing anxiety, although the research is still inconclusive about its success in smoking cessation.
The new version is likely to offer tweaks rather than a complete overhaul.
Seasoned faculty share advice on balancing departmental citizenship with teaching and research.
Melba J.T. Vasquez is using her experience as a clinician and Latina psychologist to address discrimination, immigration and educational disparities.
James Enns hopes to return the Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance to its place atop perceptual journals.
Sherryl Goodman aims to encourage innovation in Abnormal Psychology while maintaining the journal’s sterling reputation.
New journal editor aims to publish articles written for a more expansive audience.
The new editor of the Journal of Counseling Psychology will incorporate more research from scientists around the world.
GOVERNMENT RELATIONS UPDATE
APA is urging education and training programs that receive funding from the Graduate Psychology Education program to target service members, veterans and their families.