Psychological Science Agenda
- Undergrads learn about research and more as APA’s 2013 Summer Science Fellows at George Mason University
Psychology students gain hands-on research experience, learn about policy and advocacy, and receive professional development training.
- Kahneman to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom
Psychologist is one of 16 awardees from a wide range of fields.
Government Relations Update
- APA member briefs Capitol Hill staff on veterans' mental health research
John McQuaid, PhD, presented work on cognitive behavioral therapies and other mental health research conducted at the San Francisco VA Medical Center.
- APA Federal Budget Blog
From the Science Student Council
- Research and career guidance for graduate students featured at APA convention
Tips from Science Student Council sessions.
By Gina Fernandez
Science highlights from the September Monitor
Primed for parenting
The human brain is primed to respond to infants and, at the same time, parenting may shape our brains, says parenting researcher Marc H. Bornstein.
Work, stress and health
Research from the 10th International Conference on Occupational Stress and Health focuses on ways to reduce stress and improve worker health.
Traumatic stress in a violent world
Psychologists and others explore how best to treat victims of continuous traumatic stress.
APA’s Steve Breckler on psychology’s role among the sciences.
- ‘Tiger parenting’ doesn’t create child prodigies, finds new research
- APA’s open-access journal gets rolling with first articles, fee waiver
- Six ways undergrad research helps the field
Snapshots of recently published findings.
Full September issue of the Monitor