Psychological Science Agenda
Science BriefDavid J. A. Dozois, PhD, and Lena C. Quilty
Research examines effects of cognitive therapy and medication on the structure of the self-schema.
- New psychological research on STEM education is showcased on Capitol Hill
Findings show how math and science learning in early grades can be improved.
- Psychologists elected to National Academy of Sciences and American Academy of Arts & Sciences
- Congratulations to the 2013 APA Student Travel Award winners
More than 100 students receive awards to help with travel to the 2013 APA convention in Honolulu.
Government Relations Update
- APA Federal Budget Blog
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Science highlights from the June Monitor
Researchers have developed effective behavioral and pharmaceutical therapies to treat addiction — but addiction treatment practice hasn't caught up with the science. What can psychologists do to help?
Smoking and mental illness
People with behavioral health conditions are more likely to smoke. Psychologists are among those working to understand why and helping them quit.
New research is homing in on the psychological interventions that can prevent cardiac events, the psychological risk factors that affect heart health and much more.
It’s all in our heads
Consciousness has long been the province of philosophers and mystics, but Michael Graziano is putting it in its scientific place.
Measures of success ‘Subjective well-being' measures gain international clout.
Snapshots of recently published findings.