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Next Relevance Title A-Z Title Z-A Newest First Oldest First Sort by: 1.‘Universal’ Personality Traits Don't Necessarily Apply to Isolated Indigenous PeopleFive personality traits widely thought to be universal across cultures might not be, according to a study of an isolated Bolivian society.Press Release (January 2013)2.Psychologist Daniel Gilbert to Talk About the Science of Predicting HappinessDuring the American Psychological Association’s 118th Annual Convention, Daniel Gilbert, PhD, plans to discuss why people are so wrong when they try to predict what will make them happy in the long-term and how science can help them better predict happiness.Press Release (August 2010)3.Personality May be Key Risk Factor in Preventive Health CareWhen it comes to helping young adults avoid serious health problems later in life, assessing their personalities during routine medical exams could prove as useful as recording their family medical histories and smoking habits.Press Release (March 2014)4.APA Informs Federal Officials of Policy Changes Related to Detainee Welfare and Interrogation in National Security SettingsAPA has sent letters to key federal agency officials, including the secretary of defense, U.S. attorney general and the CIA director, reiterating APA’s strict prohibition against psychologist involvement in torture or other types of inhumane treatment of national security detainees and informing them of recent modifications to the association’s longstanding policy related to psychologists' involvement in national security settings.Press Release (March 2014)5.APA Center for Psychology and Health Works to Expand Psychology’s Role in Health CareAPA s working to expand psychology’s role in all aspects of the evolving health care system, including advocacy and educational efforts that promote psychological expertise on integrated, interprofessional health care teams and in interdisciplinary health research, among other activities.Press Release (January 2014)6.Adversity in Childhood Can Increase Risk of Cardiovascular Disease in Adulthood, Research ShowsEarly life adversity through poverty, social isolation or abuse in childhood is linked to heightened reactivity, which can lead to heart disease later on, a leading expert on stress and disease.Press Release (August 2010)7.New AAMC, APA Collaboration Expands Mental Health Educational ResourcesIn response to a call from the Obama administration to further the national dialogue on mental health, the Association of American Medical Colleges and APA announced a collaboration to expand a free, online collection of mental health educational resources that focus on improving mental health screenings and early identification of mental health concerns.Press Release (June 2013)8.Social Networking’s Good and Bad Impacts on KidsSocial media such as Facebook present risks such as narcissistic tendencies, antisocial behaviors, anxiety and depression while also presenting benefits such as showing virtual empathy, learning how to socialize, and providing tools for teaching in compelling ways that engage young students.Press Release (August 2011)9.Media Advisory: Psychological Benefits of Employment, Impact of Joblessness Focus of APA-Sponsored Congressional BriefingExperts are coming to Capitol Hill for a briefing to examine the benefits of having a job and the serious effect of unemployment on mental and physical health.Press Release (October 2011)10.APA Presents Latest Research on Same-Sex Marriage at Annual Convention in San DiegoAPA's 2010 meeting will include a full program of sessions summarizing the areas of research that have been key in recent same-sex marriage court cases and other legal decisions supporting equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.Press Release (August 2010) Previous 1 2 3 ... 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