APA in the News

The new science of adolescence

December 1, 2014, NPR
The science of adolescent brain development reveals ways to improve teenagers’ well-being and outcomes

The health benefits of simple living

November 5, 2014, MSN Money
Lifestyle changes that increase relaxation, physical activity and healthy eating can improve overall health and well-being

Why are some men so angry?

October 27, 2014, The Guardian
Violence toward women may reflect a backlash against women’s rights and the social acceptability of male anger despite harmful effects

Americans anxious over Ebola

October 21, 2014, Voice of America
Misinformation and media coverage contribute to health-related fears and alarm about Ebola.

Is your boss making you sick?

October 20, 2014, The Washington Post
Research finds that poor workplace leadership and “bad” bosses negatively impact employee health

Boss' day: Time to hug your boss

October 16, 2014, Huffington Post
Effective managers recognize good work, facilitate communication and promote employee well-being

How to stop time

September 26, 2014, The New York Times
The American Psychological Association estimates that 20 percent of American men and women are "chronic procrastinators."

How to find help for mental health

August 18, 2014, The Washington Post
Numerous resources exist to help individuals become educated consumers of mental health services

Fitness may help ward off depression in girls

August 7, 2014, U.S. News & World Report
The link between a higher fitness level and a lower risk for depression in middle school girls offers strategies to prevent depression in at-risk kids