March 2011 | Monitor on Psychology | Vol. 42 No. 3

March 2011 Monitor cover

COVER:
Hormones and desire

  • Hormones & desire

    Hormones associated with the menstrual cycle appear to drive sexual attraction more than we know.

Ocytocin's other side

SCIENCE WATCH

Oxytocin’s other side

Oxytocin has garnered media attention for its potential as a social lubricant and as a treatment for autism and other disorders. But researchers warn it’s no panacea.

Ramani Durvasula, PhD

PRACTICE PROFILE

On-air interventions

A California State University psychology professor is bringing evidence-based practice to reality television.

Jeffrey Jensen Arnett, PhD

QUESTIONNAIRE

Coming of age in a post-recession world

Developmental psychologist Jeffrey Jensen Arnett says that while emerging adults struggle with the lingering effects of the recession, they’ll largely make it through unfazed.

Radio microphone

TIME CAPSULE

Psychology’s radio days

APA’s first foray into mass media began in 1931 with “Psychology Today” — no, not the magazine.

Unemployed

FEATURES

The unemployment crisis

Psychologists are being called on more than ever to counsel out-of-work Americans. Here’s what the research says can help.

Caring for chronically ill kids

Many parents are struggling to manage their children’s care. Here’s why.

Are Internet affairs different?

Historically, men have been more likely to cheat, but cybersex may be changing that, research suggests.

In the game

Jeffrey Martin will edit APA’s first sport psychology journal.

In hot demand

The need for rehabilitation psychology’s expertise and research insights is stronger than ever, says the incoming editor of Rehabilitation Psychology.

Early Career Psychology

EARLY-CAREER PSYCHOLOGY

Early to rise

The first early career delegates to APA’s State Leadership Conference show that leadership is within a new professional’s reach.

Reorganization

GOVERNMENT RELATIONS UPDATE

A reorganizatioin at NIH

Substance use, abuse and addiction research will have a new home, as a result of major restructuring at the National Institutes of Health.

On Your Behalf

ON YOUR BEHALF

On Your Behalf

What APA is doing for you