Psychological Science Agenda
Science BriefLarissa Samuelson
Examining children’s behaviors in real time illuminates the mechanisms of long-term knowledge change.
- Psychologists win Presidential awards for science mentoring
Marigold Linton and Julio Ramirez are honored.
- Two young scientists receive Troland Awards
Elizabeth Buffalo and Joshua Tenenbaum are recognized by the National Academy of Sciences.
- Speakers chosen for 2011 APA Distinguished Scientist Lectures
Robert Krueger and Timothy Salthouse to be featured at regional conferences.
- New journal Nature Climate Change includes focus on behavioral and social sciences
Psychology receives broader attention from environmental scientists and policymakers.
From the Science Student Council
- Achieving an optimal work-life balance: Dating in graduate school
Some practical tips on romance in graduate school whether you are single, dating, or married.
By David R. Kille
- APA announces Advanced Training Institutes for summer 2011
- Meritorious Research Service Commendation: Call for nominations
- Departmental and Individual Culture of Service Awards: Call for nominations
- Graduate students – Apply now for an APA Convention Student Travel Award
- Comments sought on the revised Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing
- 2012 APA Distinguished Scientific Awards program: Call for nominations
- Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize for child and adolescent research: Call for nominations
Science Highlights from the February Monitor
Promoting psychology as a STEM discipline
This year’s APA Science Leadership Conference focused on how to highlight the science behind psychology.
Academic and government psychologists are recognized for their service to the field.
Boston's Museum of Science: Come a visitor, leave a participant
Developmental psychology laboratory operates within a popular museum.
Treating postpartum depression
Psychotherapy, rather than medication, should be the first line of treatment, research suggests.
Coed versus single-sex ed
Does separating boys and girls improve their education? Experts on both sides of the issue weigh in.
Scents and sensibility
Perhaps the most primal of senses, smell holds surprising sway over cognition, emotion and even other senses.
Reflecting on narcissism
Are young people more self-obsessed than ever before?
Tapping our powers of persuasion
Robert Cialdini’s research harnesses social norms to help you save the world and find a job.
Examining emotions' impact
Emotion’s incoming editor David DeSteno wants to publish more research that shows how emotions influence a wide range of real-life situations.
A passion for editing
Isabel Gauthier plans to introduce a brief-articles section and expand diversity in the Journal of Experimental Psychology: General.
NSF closes another door on psychology
APA’s Steve Breckler on NSF’s graduate fellowship rules.
A sample of recently published findings.