Psychological Science Agenda
Science BriefJamie M. Ostrov
Educational media may have unintended effect of increasing relational aggression in young children.
- Scientists develop agenda for gun violence research
Congress to decide whether CDC will have funds to support the research.
Government Relations Update
- Capitol Hill briefing highlights violence prevention research
Evidence-based programs are major theme of APA-cosponsored event.
- Scientists and public health advocates address prescription drug abuse
New research and prevention strategies highlighted in congressional briefing organized by APA and Friends of NIDA.
- APA Federal Budget Blog
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From the Science Student Council
Science highlights from the July/August Monitor
APA’s strong advocacy on behalf of psychological science
Decoding the human brain
The White House is investing big in brain science. What will that mean for psychology?
Psychology researchers elected to National Academy of Sciences
Five psychological scientists receive high honor.
Smarter phone, smarter practice
Mobile phone apps measure many psychological, social and physiological factors associated with well-being, making them valuable tools for psychology practice and research. And it’s just the beginning.
When symptoms are a mystery
A client can have physical symptoms that may be serious but haven't yet been diagnosed. What is the best way to help him or her cope?
In search of causes
What does research tell us about the origins of complex, unexplained modern illnesses?
Never a dull moment
Things get interesting when psychologists take a closer look at boredom.
Preparing the human machine for war
With a highly popular and inexpensive book on human psychology, E.G. Boring brought "sound psychological principles into the American culture."
- NIMH funding to shift away from DSM categories
- What do pigeons have in common with problem gamblers?
- APA’s Publication Manual is now offered as an e-book
Snapshots of recently published findings.
Full July/August issue of the Monitor