Psychological Science Agenda
A publication of the Science Directorate
October 2014 | Vol. 28, No. 10
Science BriefIsis H. Settles
- Students awarded 2014 APF/COGDOP Graduate Research Scholarships
Awards support research by exceptional students in psychological science.
- Report from APA and ecoAmerica examines psychological impacts of climate change
Research points to how individuals and communities can prepare for climate change.
- Psychologist wins Golden Goose Award
Tiffany Field recognized for infant massage research.
- Do research ethics need updating for the digital age?
The Facebook emotional contagion study raises new questions.
Government Relations Update
- APA Federal Budget Blog
Read the latest post.
From the Science Student Council
Science Highlights From the October Monitor
- Translating psychological science
An APA presidential initiative seeks to improve the public's appreciation and understanding of psychological science.
- Translating our science for the public
APA President Nadine J. Kaslow on increasing the impact of psychological science.
- Building resilience among black boys
Psychologists are helping black boys capitalize on their strengths, in part by giving them strategies to recognize and respond to racism.
- Mind games
Can brain-training games keep your mind young?
- Beyond tired
Chronic fatigue syndrome remains misunderstood and understudied. Psychologists are among those trying to change that.
- How chronic stress is harming our DNA
Elissa Epel is studying how personality, stress processes and environment affect our DNA — and how we might lessen damaging effects.
- A beneficial partnership
Psychologists around the country are bringing behavioral science to the public by conducting research on the exhibit floor at science centers and museums.
- How is the gender composition of faculty in graduate psychology departments changing?
News from APA's Center for Workforce Studies.
- Learning STEM, working STEM
APA's Steven Breckler on enhancing psychology's status as a STEM discipline.
- In brief
Snapshots of some of the latest peer-reviewed research within psychology and related fields.
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