July/August 2017 | Monitor on Psychology

Vol. 48 No. 7
July-August 2017 | Monitor on Psychology

On the Cover:
Keeping dementia at bay

The APA Ethics Code can be useful for psychologists in academia

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Should this assistant professor lead an investigation into complaints against a dean?

The APA Ethics Code can be useful for psychologists in academia

Women outnumber men in psychology, but not in the field's top echelons

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Women outnumber men in psychology, but not in the field's top echelons

A new APA report recommends ways to boost women's status and pay

Broader training sought for STEM students

A new report finds that graduate programs are neglecting to teach students skills that they need for today's workplace

Psychologist's photo project puts a lens on youth concerns

Jenifer White's nongovernmental organization—given special accredited status from the United Nations in May—is helping young people in Bosnia and Herzegovina document the reality of their experiences

Parents: Watch those social media posts

Media psychologists warn of the risks of parents disclosing too much information about their children on social media

5 questions for Adam Alter

The social psychologist explains the psychological and physical factors that make technology so addictive and how to break the cycle

Seeking sanctuary

Psychologists are playing a vital role in helping asylum seekers convince courts that they cannot be sent back to their native countries

Coping with challenging clients

What to do with clients who yell at you, question your competence or just sit silently seething

Psychology students, protect thyselves

What graduate students need to know about professional liability, student insurance and safeguarding their careers

Seven ways to boost your chances of funding

Seasoned researchers and other experts offer advice on how to maximize your chances of getting funding for your research

What can bird brains teach us about human cognition? Plenty.

Behind the scenes at the Comparative Cognition Laboratory at the University of Iowa

No insurance required: Psychologists who treat the trauma of infertility

A growing number of psychologists are helping people with reproductive challenges navigate the complicated grief process

From architect to psychologist and now visionary CEO

John Fraser's passions have led him to co-create a think tank that collaborates with change-makers to build 'healthier societies in a thriving biosphere'

By the numbers: Shedding tears

We all tear up, but some of us do it more than others

Candidates

CANDIDATES FOR APA PRESIDENT