March 2007 | Monitor on Psychology | Vol. 38 No. 3
COVER: Robot prodigy
- Move over, mice
Robots that learn may be the hot new research subjects for developmental psychologists, lending new insights on human development and learning.
- Conversing with copycats
Psychologists are using computer models to re-evaluate how humans learn their first tongue.
- R2-D2's social lessons
Could robots help provide better diagnostic tools for children with autism?
With hours of training, animals can learn to solve simple math problems, but do they have a natural number sense?
- APA's Committee on Accreditation hosts first accreditation assembly
- Regional associations initiate increased collaboration
- APA launches Spanish-language help center
- Schema-focused therapy appears effective for BPD treatment
- Learning sign language may improve memory for abstract shapes
- Interviews and essays rank highest in intern selection
An inspiring conference and summit enhances and elaborates our understanding of professional ethics.
Psychologists and geographers together study spatial thinking and skills.
What to know about discontinuation of psychotropic medications.
Compliance deadline approaches for psychologists who bill insurers electronically.
APA and the California Psychological Association successfully challenge a court action involving confidential client communications.
Psychologists are taking a more comprehensive approach to wellness at work.
Some push for a new DSM category for children who undergo multiple, complex traumas.
The 2007 multicultural conference focused on addressing past hurts, current conflicts and future challenges.
Psychologist Terry Cline will lead efforts to promote resiliency and recovery at the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
Nominate your colleagues now for next year's Annual Convention.
A Div. 47-approved proficiency defines the skills that sport psychologists need.
APF Violence Prevention and Intervention Grant winner will evaluate sexual assault-prevention programs.
PUBLIC POLICY UPDATE
APA's Education and PublicInterest Policy Offices will work to ensure funding for a variety of programs.