November 2012 | Monitor on Psychology | Vol. 43 No. 10
COVER: How embarrassing
- Oh no you didn't!
Embarrassment acts as a social glue that can strengthen our relationships, but it also has a dark side, research finds.
Jean Kristeller reconnects people with their hunger and other inner experiences to curb overeating.
A new book illustrates how lawyers can be more effective by heeding the psychological literature.
What are your ethical obligations as a practitioner in the face of a life-threatening illness?
Pioneering psychologist and civil rights activist Olivia Hooker reflects on her legacy.
APA launches a new initiative to educate consumers about treatment options for depression.
APA's newest journal, Archives of Scientific Psychology, features free online access and requires authors to post their full data.
With their expertise in communication, psychologists are identifying new ways to help people become more involved in their own care.
Research is pinpointing the factors that make group therapy successful.
Yes, but too often they aren't administered or followed up properly. Here's how to boost their value.
The Okura Fellowship winners are identifying ways to help South Asian parents raise children in the United States.
- Daily temper tantrums aren't normal for preschoolers
- Spend a year working in the federal government
- Prepare for new psychotherapy codes in January
- Do your genes affect how — or whether — you vote?
- International mentoring program a success
- White House hosts briefing for health-care leaders
- By the numbers
- Squeezing a ball before competition may improve performance, study finds
- Certain video games may lead teens to drive recklessly
A professor, civil rights advocate and former police officer.