Psychological Science Agenda
Science BriefKoraly Pérez-Edgar
Recent research suggests new interventions for anxiety in children and adults.
- Psychology exhibit draws big crowds at USA Science Expo
Cognitive development research highlighted in exhibit sponsored by APA and Boston’s Museum of Science.
- APA seeks comments on revised Guidelines for the Use of Animals in Behavioral Projects in Schools (K-12)
New version reflects latest policies for ensuring welfare of nonhuman animals.
- Bill Howell dies at Age 79
Howell was APA Executive Director for Science from 1992 to 1998.
- Science programming at the 2012 APA Annual Convention in Orlando
Sessions include master lectures, award addresses, and workshops for graduate students.
- Psychologists elected to National Academy of Sciences and American Academy of Arts & Sciences
Government Relations Update
- APA member briefs Capitol Hill on PTSD research with women veterans
Evidence-based psychological treatments implemented at VA medical centers.
- APA Federal Budget Blog
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From the Science Student Council
- Pay it forward: Mentoring undergraduates on the transition to graduate school
Give your undergraduates the knowledge they need to succeed at getting into graduate school.
By David R. Kille
Science highlights from the May Monitor
Top speakers for psychology's top meeting
APA has lined up a wealth of experts to deliver plenary presentations at its Annual Convention in Orlando, Aug. 2–5.
Obesity, interdisciplinary team science and interprofessional practice are this year's APA presidential convention themes.
Kelly D. Brownell and Rena Wing will be honored at APA's 2012 Annual Convention.
Improving health, worldwide
Psychology is ramping up efforts to improve global health and well-being.
Design for all ages
Imagine a house that can help its aging occupant figure out why his arthritis is acting up or a robot that can remind your grandmother to take her medications. Wendy Rogers is working to make that future a reality.
Alone, in ‘the hole’
Psychologists probe the mental health effects of solitary confinement.
Psychology's first forays into film
Lillian and Frank Gilbreth filmed industrial employees on the job in an effort to increase worker safety and happiness, while limiting boredom.
Snapshots of recently published findings.
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