February 2007 | Monitor on Psychology | Vol. 38 No. 2
COVER: The love drug
- More than a feeling
New research suggests love may be a drive as primal as thirst or hunger.
- Love's not sex
Why romantic love isn't limited by a person's sexual orientation.
- The eternal question: Does love last?
One school of thought holds love is destined to ebb. Another finds it all depends on the lovers.
After only 30 hours playing video games, healthy adults process visual information faster. Could brain injury patients benefit too?
- Dissertation prize recognizes positive psychology research
- Infants take particular note of parents' disgust
- IES-PERT fellows move on to new challenges
- APA board meeting includes initiation of American Psychiatric Association board collaboration, receipt of Red Cross award
- New APA center analyzes psychology employment and training trends
- Pain education video appears effective in whiplash treatment
- Therapy is twice as effective in clients' native language
- Accentuating the positive—why older people are happier
- Ethics and international humanitarian response
- Members approve new Membership Board
Bringing together clinical, legal and ethical perspectives on confidentiality offers both challenges and opportunities in the treatment of adolescents.
A University of Maryland-based program involves school psychologists, teachers and administrators in classroom interventions.
Armed with funding and cultural insights, psychologist-designed programs seek to reduce the alarmingly high suicide rate among American Indians.
Psychologists are confronting another ugly truth of war: young girls who are coerced into the fight.
Continuity is at the center of the new editor's plans.
Nominate your colleagues now for next year's Annual Convention.
APF Koppitz Fellowship winners will use the funding for their research on children.
SCIENCE LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE
Psychologists face resistance to some of their research in both the political and public arenas.