Psychological Science Agenda
Science BriefJon K. Maner and Charleen R. Case
- Students awarded 2013 APF/COGDOP Graduate Research Scholarships
Awards support research by talented students in psychological science.
- Revised Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing to be published in spring 2014
New version to include updates on fairness, accountability, technology and workplace issues.
- Behavioral research at the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
Psychologists are invited to pursue basic and translational research targeting obesity, diabetes and related health challenges.
By Christine Hunter
- MacArthur genius awards honor researchers in psychology and related disciplines
Awardees include Colin Camerer, Angela Duckworth, Susan Murphy and Sheila Nirenberg.
Government Relations Update
- Congressional briefing and visits highlight research with nonhuman animals
Research contributes to treatments for autism, traumatic brain injury and substance abuse.
- APA and partners sponsor briefing on “What’s Ailing America”
U.S. lags behind other developed nations in life expectancy.
- APA Federal Budget Blog
From the Science Student Council
- Finding what you need: Tips for using PsycINFO effectively
Use these search strategies to identify what others have written on your research topic.
By Casey D. Calhoun
From the October Monitor
Closing the health-wealth gap
Inequality in the United States is undermining Americans’ health and longevity, say experts.
New insights on college drinking
Psychologists' research is pinpointing who is most at risk for drinking problems in college and developing more targeted, evidence-based interventions.
The ‘science of karma'
Organizational psychologist and top-rated Wharton professor Adam Grant says one secret to success is helping others succeed.
Being hopeful is good for you — and psychologists’ research is pinpointing ways to foster the feeling.
A broadening field
The new editor of Interpersonal Relations and Group Processes strives for inclusivity.
The psychology of hunger
Amid the privations of World War II, 36 men voluntarily starved themselves so that researchers and relief workers could learn about how to help people recover from starvation.
- President Obama to award Medal of Freedom to Kahneman
- A messy desk encourages a creative mind, study finds
- New research sheds light on how toddlers map their surroundings
Snapshots of recently published findings.
Full October issue of the Monitor