December 2002 | Monitor on Psychology | Vol. 33 No. 11
COVER: Ray retires
'I wouldn't have missed it for anything'
Raymond D. Fowler leaves APA's top post this month. But his love of psychology--and his legacy at the association--lives on.
Thoughts on a long ride
An interview with Ray Fowler.
What I've learned from Ray Fowler
Colleagues reminisce about lessons they've garnered from their CEO.
A new study shows how clinicians' theories could affect their diagnoses.
- Psychology to play key role in national center on terrorism
- Video series teaches health-counseling skills
- Hormone therapy may reduce memory among Alzheimer's patients
- APA workshop offers tips on making the transition from graduate student to faculty member
- New Ethics Code is available
- Self-esteem that's based on external sources has mental health consequences, study says
- APA supports raising tax on tobacco
- Does brain damage cause different kinds of attention problems?
- APA collaboration helps to tackle the psychological needs of children with growth problems
Mental health advocates grieve over the loss of Sen. Paul Wellstone, his wife, Sheila, and Wellstone staffer Mary McEvoy.
Daniel Kahneman is honored for bridging economics and psychology.
Social support from pets can lower stress, research shows.
A new study shows how learning--and possibly language--can influence color perception.
An L.A. psychologist develops a pilot program for screening and treating African women with cervical cancer.
Four keys to fostering undergraduate research in your laboratory.
As faculty positions in school psychology programs remain unfilled, psychologists will explore ways to make these jobs more attractive in a February meeting.
At a recent conference, educators at all levels swapped strategies for gauging student learning and tapping recently approved psychology learning goals.
APA Members take the 'Road to Resilience' campaign to the public
An APA reference gives professionals insight into an often-misunderstood age group.
In 2002, states passed laws that protect psychotherapy notes, provide mental health parity and give psychologists the right to prescribe.
A briefing on Capitol Hill focused on the ties between behavior and health.
An open letter to psychology professor Phil Zimbardo
APA's Office of International Affairs has established an annual $3,500 fund to provide support for international psychology meetings and conferences. Financial need will be considered in selecting recipients and in determining the amount of support.
PUBLIC POLICY UPDATE
APA celebrates a year of successes on federal initiatives key to psychology.