March 2001 | Monitor on Psychology | Vol. 32 No. 3
COVER: Everyday fantasia: The world of synesthesia
- Everyday fantasia: The world of synesthesia
With the help of sophisticated behavioral brain-imaging and molecular genetic methods, researchers are coming closer to understanding what drives the extraordinary sensory condition called synesthesia.
A new tool for studying social impulsivity in primates promises to help uncover why some animals--human or otherwise--fail to look before they leap.
- APA co-sponsors sleep disorder awareness initiative
- Study relates desire for death in the terminally ill to depression, hopelessness
- Surgeon General's Office, APA work together to improve children's mental health
- Study results show white jurors still demonstrate racial bias
- Psychology presses its agenda on Capitol Hill
- Study finds marital stress can triple women's risk of recurrent coronary event
- Apply now for the Martin E.P. Seligman Award for Outstanding Dissertation Research
- Love's illusions: Americans tend to be overly optimistic about their chances of marital success
- PracticeNet seeks practitioners to participate in Internet-based surveys
- Attention aspiring academics: a primer on entering the professoriate
- Arizona State offers a virtual classroom for parents of its students
- APA program supports pharmacists involved in medical errors
- Task force studies limits to children's access to Internet pornography
- Group works to translate research into practice
- Undergraduate science reform should address teaching practices
When it comes to afterschool programs, it's not one thing that works, it's a mixture.
After years of fighting an uphill battle, APA convinces the federal government to fund psychology internship training under Medicare.
Public service announcements for APA's 'ACT Against Violence' campaign are on the air.
Psychologists' expertise is being increasingly recognized--and sought--in the realm of injury prevention.
Psychologists find that public health training can broaden the scope of any psychologist's work.
APA works with Pharmacia Corporation on an initiative to identify and help children with growth hormone deficiency.
Meet the psychologists whose training and education are making a difference in state legislatures across the country.
Psychologists who've undergone psychopharmacology training say the education is enhancing their effectiveness, even though prescription privileges for psychologists are still in the works.
A new APA center will promote the importance of nurturing the talents of gifted young people.
Everyone wants adolescents off the streets and learning new skills after school. The problem is that there's no consensus on what kinds of programs benefit children most.
APA's new assistant director of program consultation and accreditation injects new energy into communications with accredited training programs.
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APA BOOK NOTES
A new book offers true-to-life case examples through the lens of ecosystemic theory.