Psychological Science Agenda
Science BriefMatthew R. Longo
Experiments point to sensory inputs and cortical maps as sources of distortions.
- The 2013 APA Dissertation Research Award recipients
Forty-seven graduate students received funding for their research.
- APA offers Advanced Training Institutes for summer 2014
- Antonio Damasio wins Grawemeyer psychology award
Research on emotions and decision-making is recognized.
Government Relations Update
- Sequestration and budget battles this month
The latest news on the APA Federal Budget blog.
From The APA Science Student Council
Science highlights from the December Monitor
When the conflict comes home
Military and veteran couples with PTSD and high marital conflict may be at greater risk for heart disease and sleep problems than their peers without these issues.
Building family resilience
Psychologists are adapting evidence-based resiliency programs to help military families, couples and children.
Scientists are finding that distrust can alter our behavior in unexpected ways.
What sets high achievers apart?
MacArthur Fellowship grantee Angela Lee Duckworth talks about why success takes “grit,” and whether it’s possible to teach people to be “grittier.”
What does it take to keep talented students in STEM fields? An APA-led study aims to find out.
More than job satisfaction
Psychologists are discovering what makes work meaningful — and how to create value in any job.
- Stigma hinders workplace flexibility, reports special issue
- APA teams with AAMC on resources for psychological science education
- American Psychologist retracts model that suggests there is a positive to negative emotions tipping point
Snapshots of recently published findings.
Full December issue of the Monitor