February 2014 | Monitor on Psychology | Vol. 45 No. 2
COVER: Threat assessment in action
Threat assessment in action
Psychologists are leaders in the growing field of threat assessment, working with law enforcement and security professionals to prevent violence before an attacker strikes.
Psychologist and Buddhist meditation teacher Tara Brach draws fans from high schools, prisons and even the legislative offices of Capitol Hill.
Princeton psychologist Eldar Shafir explores how deprivation wreaks havoc on cognition and decision-making.
A “four-bin” approach to ethics consultation is helpful in practice settings.
With more psychologists and clients using social networking sites, practitioners face ethical concerns they may never have considered before. Offering guidance are rural psychologists, who have confronted small-world confidentiality concerns for decades.
In the 19th century, travelers visited asylums to admire the institutions’ architecture and grounds.
An APA panel of experts calls for more primary and secondary prevention.
Feminine versus masculine. Eastern versus Western. Transformational versus transactional. Call them what you will, leadership styles are changing to better represent today’s power shifts, researchers say.
The psychological research behind the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma is helping journalists who cover disasters do their jobs safely and ethically.
New research is opening eyes to the psychology of tears.
Specialty certification is a better idea than ever before, thanks to changes in the health-care market.
Congratulations to the new members of APA’s boards and committees.
Here are the key speakers, dates and locations for each of psychology’s regional meetings.
Cornell University professor and ‘translational’ scientist.