September 2011 | Monitor on Psychology | Vol. 42 No. 8
COVER: How accurate are our memories of 9/11?
Seared in our memories
What were you doing on 9/11 when you heard about the attacks? How well you remember may depend on how directly you were affected that day, new research suggests.
9/11: A media-shaped memory?
The media coverage of an event impacts how memories are solidified.
Psychologists’ memories of 9/11
Three psychologists discuss their experiences after 9/11.
Could a 15-minute intervention boost ethnic-minority student achievement?
Frank Murtha helps financial advisers understand why their clients sometimes make such illogical decisions about money.
Music and cognition researcher Jamshed Bharucha takes the helm at Cooper Union and hopes to pave the way for cross-cultural collaboration among colleges.
How to handle an airplane seatmate or fellow party-goer who wants your psychological advice.
Nazism and academic infighting hampered Otto Selz’s early cognitive research.
America’s workers are stressed by the continued economic turmoil and employers are worried about an increasingly unhealthy population, but psychologists are poised to help, report presenters at the 2011 Work, Stress and Health Conference.
An APA resolution, treatment guidelines and other efforts seek to reverse the decline in psychotherapy’s use.
Research in the wake of 9/11 and other tragedies points to ways to help heal and build resilience among children who have experienced trauma.
Americans’ acceptance of Muslims has continued to deteriorate since 9/11, research finds, and Muslim Americans have responded with resilience but also depression and anxiety.
Political and social psychologists weigh in.
American Psychologist examines Americans' reactions over time to terrorist attacks
As APA congressional fellows, these psychologists have directly informed policy on mental health
Many APA divisions and state, provincial and territorial psychological associations have elected new leaders.
APA recognizes top teachers of high school psychology—professionals on the front line of APA’s ongoing work to educate the public about psychology.
GOVERNMENT RELATIONS UPDATE
APA is working with Congress to address serious mental health problems on college campuses.
ON YOUR BEHALF
What APA is doing for you