October 2007 | Monitor on Psychology | Vol. 38 No. 9
COVER: APA's 2007 Annual Convention highlights
Convention by the bay: A world of psychology
APA opened its convention with a tribute to psychology's superstars.
- Why hasn't psychology studied that?
- Illuminating safety for night time pedestrians
- Columnist honored for psychological coverage
- Depression screening works
- Reducing subgroup differences in testing
- Team-building: A better approach to elderly care
- The special challenges of counseling transgender clients
- Access to care is scarce for immigrants, yet needs are acute
Nobel Laureate Daniel Kahneman accepts APA's highest award.
APA names specific torture methods that the U.S. government should prohibit.
APA members deliberate whether psychologists should play a role in military interrogation of terrorism detainees.
Three renowned behavioral scientists illuminate the triggers of our darkest behaviors.
Ohio Governor Ted Strickland posseses a unique blend of behavioral insights and political know-how.
Collaboration is the key to a successful future.
The world's psychologists share their challenges and successes.
Discrimination not only undermines a person's self-worth, it can destroy family life.
Southern black women face a mounting health crisis.
Hurricane Katrina exposed a need for more culturally competent disaster aid workers. How can psychology help meet the need?
Ever the provocative gadfly, the late Albert Ellis helped thousands overcome their negative thinking to live freer, more productive lives.
Black women's behavior and environment may undermine their breast health.
Judges and juries tend to trust their gut feelings over psychologists' testimony, speakers report.
The Center for Deployment Psychology is improving care for soldiers and their families.
A new tool is helping soldiers ‘normalize' their reactions to combat and deployment stress.
According to one biologist, psychologists' skills can help save threatened wildlife and the Earth.
Conservation psychologists seek to better understand people's relationships to oceans in order to design preservation programs that work.
An APA task force is examining what has become a murky process.
Since 1992, APA's Teachers of Psychology in Secondary Schools has boosted student interest in the field.
A Web site will give teachers access to the latest research and tips on how to apply them in class.
The generational digital divide widens as more technological tools come to market.
Men may not be from another planet, but they often communicate in a language foreign to their wives.
Psychologists decry the cultural and marketing trends that are undermining children's mental—and physical—health.
A healthy practice requires a strong dose of business skills.
Psychologists can help people with diabetes take care of themselves.
New research explores animals' math skills.