Psychological Science Agenda

A publication of the Science Directorate
December 2005 |Vol. 19, No. 11


New Models for Understanding and Treating Psychosocial Risk Factors in Patients with Coronary Heart Disease

By James Blumenthal, PhD

Behavioral treatments provide added benefits to routine medical management of coronary heart disease patients.


  • Early Researcher Awards Announced
    The APA Science Student Council Early Research Award is an annual competition for early research, the purpose of which is to reward an outstanding student research project completed before the dissertation.
    By Amy Test
  • Science Leadership Conference Hits a Home Run!
    The goal of the Science Leadership Conference was to bring together key leaders to develop a common agenda that will advance psychological science and help secure its future.
    By Sara Robinson
  • Science Friday comes to SciLC!
    National Public Radio's program, Science Friday, is acknowledged to be one of the finest live discussions of serious science issues broadcast anywhere, so it was a thrill for the APA Science Directorate when the show agreed to broadcast live from the Science Leadership Conference.
    By Patricia Kobor
  • Looking Forward at the SciLC
    The Board of Scientific Affairs and the Science Directorate met to consider preliminary action items.
    By Geoff Mumford
  • 2005 Science Leadership Conference Photos
    SciLC Participants include Shankar Vedantam, Jamie Talan, Science Friday host Ira Flatow, and special award recipients.