February 2007 | Monitor on Psychology | Vol. 38 No. 2

February 2007 Monitor cover

COVER:
The love drug

Boy playing video game steering wheel

SCIENCE WATCH

Your brain on video games

After only 30 hours playing video games, healthy adults process visual information faster. Could brain injury patients benefit too?

Woman and boy sitting on bench

ETHICS ROUNDS

Adolescents and confidentiality: Letter from a reader

Bringing together clinical, legal and ethical perspectives on confidentiality offers both challenges and opportunities in the treatment of adolescents.

Teacher and student at desk

FEATURES

Working together to support teachers

A University of Maryland-based program involves school psychologists, teachers and administrators in classroom interventions.

‘A struggle for hope‘

Armed with funding and cultural insights, psychologist-designed programs seek to reduce the alarmingly high suicide rate among American Indians.

Little girls lost

Psychologists are confronting another ugly truth of war: young girls who are coerced into the fight.

Ferreira to edit JEP: General

Continuity is at the center of the new editor's plans.

$20,000 fellowships awarded to promising graduate students

APF Koppitz Fellowship winners will use the funding for their research on children.

Corrections

CORRECTIONS

COLUMNS

From the CEO

In the Public Interest

Judicial Notebook

President's Column

Science Directions

DEPARTMENTS

Letters

People