APA in the News

Adding a pop of color to the kitchen

March 20, 2014, Chicago Tribune
Consumer demand for colorful kitchen appliances takes into account functionality, aesthetics and how the product affects the owner’s mood

Cashing in on kindness

March 19, 2014, Newsweek
Creating workplace culture of kindness can boost productivity and the bottom line

Great workplaces for your mental health

March 7, 2014, Forbes
APA’s Psychologically Healthy Workplace Awards recognize employers who promote employee well-being through wellness programs and workplace culture

Same-sex marriage bans are under heavy fire

March 4, 2014, Salt Lake Tribune
Local and national groups, including Republican politicians and science associations, file briefs challenging states' laws banning same-sex marriage

Can women succeed without a mentor?

March 4, 2014, Forbes
Factors like the dual demands of family and career responsibilities and fear of competition limit the prevalence and effectiveness of women mentoring women

How colleges flunk mental health

February 12, 2014, Newsweek
American colleges and universities punish students who seek help by taking disciplinary action against mental health related incidents

School discipline: What works best?

January 15, 2014, New York Times
Schools reverse zero tolerance policies and seek alternatives that address underlying causes of disruptive behaviors

Overcoming performance anxiety: get excited

December 24, 2013, Boston.com
Research from Harvard Business School found that getting excited, rather than relaxed, was a more effective way to reduce performance anxiety