Nearly two dozen workplaces recognized for fostering employee well-being, organizational performance.
Traumatic memories stored differently in the brain, according to psychological research.
More than a third of recipients graduate with more than $30,000 of debt.
A graduate student examines how she has applied the psychology of religion and spirituality to her work with clients.
Early career psychologists share how they secured their first academic jobs.
Stereotypes that Asian-Americans are self-sacrificing may play a role, study finds.
Innovative methods promote outreach to people in isolated communities.
Div. 32 member looks back on how her mentor Tharp inspired her to provide mentoring along the same humanistic lines.
A practical, postmodern theory and approach to career counseling.
Does homework enhance or hinder learning, protesting in-class presentations and more in this week's news roundup.
Deadline for comments is Oct. 23, 2018.
A growing number of states are embracing laws that restrict gun possession. What is the psychologist's role?
A growing number of individuals disclosing their transgender identities underscores the need for competent care for this population.
The Pitt Parents and Children Laboratory at the University of Pittsburgh gives families tools to help prevent vulnerable children from engaging in detrimental behaviors.
Gender gap appears as early as fourth grade, widens with age.
The federally funded Suicide Prevention Resource Center offers training, publications and more.
Yarrow predicts the retailers who survive will be those who appreciate their shoppers’ potent desire for an engaging and validating experience in the marketplace.
Calls on Congress to agree on package and increase funding for prevention and treatment.
Most prior research on discrimination looked at adults, study says.
2014 APA President Nadine J. Kaslow, PhD, ABPP, talks about what psychologists are doing to enhance the services available to people who are struggling with thoughts of suicide.
Julie Exline, professor at Case Western Reserve University, sees students and mentors as companions on a journey.
Psychology faculty salaries lag behind those of their peers in other science fields.
Terrence Patterson, EdD, discusses real world issues in couple therapy.
Tackling debt at the start of a career can pay off in the long run, experienced psychologists say.
Tatum has helped people from all backgrounds, and especially college students, learn to talk with one another about this crucial topic.
Helping students with academic stress, what to do when there is a mental health crisis in your dorm and more.
Start by setting clear parameters for your search and communicating your institution’s strengths, say department chairs.
Michele Gregoire Gill, PhD, discusses beliefs that can help serve students better than superficial changes.
Students from 19 colleges in eight countries report symptoms consistent with psychological disorder, study says.
Parity advocates in other states may be interested in starting similar initiatives.
NIH seeks feedback from scientists on registration and reporting of basic human research.
Silvia Koller, PhD, discusses her work with street children in Brazil, internationalizing psychology and her hopes for the field.
Training at the postdoctoral level in couples and family psychology poses several difficulties within the larger field of psychology.
Psychologists' input will help to preserve payment increases for testing services.
Losing interest in work or school, giving away beloved possessions or withdrawing from friends can be signs someone is thinking of suicide.
Associate Professor Gina Brelsford, PhD, of Penn State Harrisburg identifies three mentoring goals.
Decisions recruiting gut feelings seen as reflection of true self, more assuredly held, study says
The International Learning Partner Program promotes cross-cultural understanding within the field of psychology.
Highlighting academic careers, why the best experts sometimes make the worst educators and more.
Statement of APA president regarding administration's proposal to detain child migrants longer than legally allowedSeptember 6, 2018, Press Release
Response to the Trump administration’s proposal to detain migrant children beyond the 20 days allowed by current law.
Deadline for comments is Oct. 23, 2018.
The Mental and Behavioral Health Registry (MBHR) will allow practitioners to track quality outcomes on their clients and patients utilizing measures identified by the discipline as being the most meaningful to both practitioners and those we serve.
Expanding student access to mental health professionals, opposing schools using federal funds to buy guns and more in this month's advocacy update.
The APA Office of International Affairs and the Committee on International Relations in Psychology hosted the inaugural Innovations in International Psychology Summit Aug. 7-8.
Julia Falk, PhD, discuss her mindfulness practice as a way to tell stories.
By the time resilience had become a household word in the early 21st century, Alvord was an established authority.
A guide for doctoral students in the bahavioral and social sciences.
The UN’s Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration is a cooperative framework to mitigate trauma.
Advice from Div. 28 on recognizing and combatting this normal part of high-stress careers.
Psychology and psychologists can be a resource for suicide prevention.
Div. 43 has new resources for students and educators focusing on couples and family psychology.
Learning in dungeons and dragons, digital text is changing how kids read and more in this week's news roundup.
Psychologists talk about their experiences with the IHCA.
Div. 36 president Annette Mahoney, professor at Bowling Green State University, presents a dialogue reflective of her time mentoring students on relational spirituality.
The goal of this training is to provide important knowledge, skills and experience for psychologists who are interested in using telepsychology and technology in their work.
By 2 years old, children are already aware that others may judge them.
The International Learning Partner Program is open to psychologists and graduate students of psychology.
What you can do with a psychology degree and more in this week's news roundup.
Div. 32 president-elect Donna Rockwell, PsyD, discusses the ways love and mindfulness play a role in psychotherapy.
Notes research showing presence of guns does not make people safer.
First in series bringing psychological science to dialogues on race.
Report also offers recommendations for creating healthier lives.
Examining socioeconomic status often reveals inequities in access to resources, and helps psychologists to improve people's lives.
This authoritative, hands-on book provides doctoral-level psychology students with all the resources they need to successfully navigate the internship application process.
Groundbreaking statement provides a unified call to affirm human rights and end discrimination against LGBTIQ+ people around the world.
One of every three teenagers has not read a book for pleasure in a year, study says.
Growth mindset, neuroscience, Mr. Rogers and more in this week's new roundup.
The International Learning Partner Program is open to psychologists and graduates students of psychology who are interested in building professional collaborations with colleagues in the Caribbean.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report reveals stark disparities among vulnerable groups.
The Office of Continuing Education in Psychology sponsored CE credit for selected sessions offered by divisions and APA governance groups.
APA hosts sessions on global psychology, networking at 29th International Congress of Applied Psychology.
Incivility in the workplace associated with more negative parenting behaviors at home, study says.
Treating depression in teens may benefit parents’ mental health, too, study finds.
Being ever-connected comes at a cost, studies find.
Thinking developed in childhood makes people vulnerable, researchers say.
Kids need play and recess, 10 things to do before your college student leaves and more in this week’s news roundup.
Tips on how to share psychology with your community.
APA supports openness and rigor in psychological science.
From sexting to breaking up, texting can bring us close or drive us apart, studies find.
Postpartum depression as prevalent in new fathers as mothers, research says.
Increased control, physical activity lower subjective age in older adults, research says.
Governing council opts to leave longstanding policy unchanged.
Psychologists explore potential benefits of hallucinogens for mental health disorders.
Beyond airlines, colleges and courts struggle to understand need, effects, researchers say
Office of International Affairs Senior Director Amanda Clinton reflects on her professional visit with the Order of Portuguese Psychologists and what we can learn from our international colleagues.
For APA Dissertation Research Awards and Early Graduate Student Researcher Awards, applications are welcome from graduate students of psychology in any research specialty area.
APA endorses the move toward more open science.
High school psychology resources, tenure success, and more from Psych Learning Curve.
Jeff T.H. Pon, PhD, seeks to improve outcomes across the federal workforce and boost morale during his tenure as director of the Office of Personnel Management.
Highlights include: Call for legislation addressing the opioid epidemic; Minority Fellowship Program fells share virtues of MFP with Congress; NIH announces one-year delay in implementation of clinical trials policy; and more.
During APA's Annual Convention in San Francisco, the association will pay tribute to those who are making the world better despite today's challenges.
Share what you know about the future of work and healthy workers at the WSH conference. Proposals are being accepted until Jan. 28, 2019.
Kosha Bramesfeld, PhD, shares challenges she experienced teaching about social class and the lessons learned in the process.