May 2002 | Monitor on Psychology | Vol. 33 No. 5
COVER: Top stories from the APA Annual Convention
Teachers' lecture topics range from birth to death
The G. Stanley Hall Lectures will discuss life's traumas, pheromones and social dynamics, the minority-white achievement gap and a social psychology toolbox for the college classroom.
Eminent speakers, timely topics
Topics include civic engagement, social identity threat, hatred, creativity, terrorism and AIDS.
Studs Terkel to open APA Convention
America's master oral historian to give keynote address at the meeting, Aug. 22-25, in Chicago.
- The media report disproportionately on child violence and neglect, psychologist finds
- There's nothing good about working in a cubicle, study finds
- Researchers examine success of youth substance abuse prevention programs
- Do psychology teachers use Internet technology in the classroom?
- Trust in government counts during crises
- Advocates against eating disorders honored
- Cancer patients' lowered expectations bring them greater life satisfaction, study suggests
- Congressional briefing urges NIH to support research on stress
- New journal supports null hypothesis
This month's 'Ethics Rounds' offers guidance on psychologists' ethical obligations. Must a psychologist report past child abuse?
The former assistant surgeon general outlined steps to close the gap in women's health disparities.
Psychologists discuss the challenges of serving America's changing population.
An indigenized psychology. Psychologists in India blend Indian traditions and Western psychology.
Major national studies of women's health are providing new insights.
Psychologists' research uncovers our strengths and weaknesses.
More research suggests that mental activity may stave off the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease.
APA's 'Enhancing Outcomes in Women's Health' conference examined how to improve women's health care.
PUBLIC POLICY UPDATE
Psychological scientists met with congressional committee staff to illustrate psychology's role in national security.
STATE LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE
APA's departing CEO passes on lessons he learned from 13 years in office.
Russ Newman summed up notable events for psychology since the last State Leadership Conference.
Sen. Pete Domenici (R-N.M.) is honored with the APA Outstanding Leadership Award for his longstanding advocacy of mental health parity.
Psychology association leaders shared their insights on keeping the bottom line strong, in good times and bad.
The APA Practice Organization is spreading HIPAA compliance information through state associations.