November 2013 | Monitor on Psychology | Vol. 44 No. 10
COVER: Design in mind
Design in mind
Psychologists can help to design smart, sustainable spaces for the 21st century.
Researchers are exploring how music therapy can improve health outcomes among a variety of patient populations, including premature infants and people with depression and Parkinson’s disease.
Perry Halkitis exorcised his ghosts of the past and found new life in writing about peers who lived through the AIDS epidemic.
Eighty percent of the nation’s teachers have been victims of threats or physical violence. Psychologists have the expertise to help turn around this alarming statistic.
As the new director of APA’s Office on AIDS, David J. Martin is revamping the office’s programs to reflect new realities about HIV/AIDS and to advocate for social science solutions to HIV-related problems.
International ambassadors are tailoring APA’s successful violence prevention program to suit their countries’ needs.
Psychologists are finding that boorish behavior can have a lasting effect on well-being.
An APA program is successfully attracting more ethnic-minority psychologists to governance roles at the state and national levels.
Psychologists' research uncovering the link between stress and asthma is leading to better interventions for asthma sufferers.
Research by psychologists is pinpointing ways to improve student writing.
Nancy M. Petry will continue a tradition of going beyond substance abuse research.
Thoughtful, cutting-edge reviews will ensure that Psychological Bulletin continues to move psychology forward in ways that help social science and the public, says incoming editor Dolores Albarracín.
- APA launches new podcast, ‘Speaking of Psychology’
- No such thing as ‘right-brained’ or ‘left-brained,’ new research finds
- Babies’ language learning mirrors birdsong
- By the numbers
- Musical judges value sight over sound, study finds
- APA congressional briefing emphasizes the value of animal research
- APA-funded projects emphasize a multidisciplinary approach
- Profiling may lead to increase in illicit behavior