Psychological Science Agenda
- 2010 APA Distinguished Scientific Award Recipients
The American Psychological Association is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2010 APA Distinguished Scientific Awards
GOVERNMENT RELATIONS UPDATE
- APA Organizes Congressional Briefing on Addiction Treatment
Federal leaders present new strategies for treating and preventing drug addiction.
By Christine Jamieson
FROM THE SCIENCE STUDENT COUNCIL
Science Highlights from the June Monitor
Medicine or menace?
Psychologists' research can inform the growing debate over legalizing marijuana.
Closing the gap between practice and research
Two efforts are addressing the reasons practitioners may not always use research findings.
Another reason to break a sweat
In addition to boosting your brainpower, exercise may fend off and even alleviate cognitive ills, including Alzheimer’s disease, research suggests.
Leader of the pack
Social psychologist Shelley E. Taylor will accept APA’s Lifetime Achievement Award in San Diego.
Mythbusting, psychology style
A new book sorts out psychological facts from oft-told fiction.
Election results don’t vary when the rules are changed
Psychologists compare impacts of voting systems.
Science Directions: What health-care reform means for psychological science
APA’s Steve Breckler on the role of comparative effectiveness research.
A sample of recently published findings.