Cultivate relationships and meaningful application of your work.
Feeling less active than your peers is associated with an earlier death, study says.
Practice Organization opposes rate cuts and seeks feedback from members participating in TRICARE.
Seasoned researchers and other experts offer advice on how to maximize your chances of getting funding for your research.
The APA Ethics Code can be useful for psychologists in academia
APA psychologist teaches Chinese therapists about LGBTQ stigma.
New features improve searchability, add useful functions
A plan for raising brilliant kids, according to science and more in this week's education news roundup.
Two-tiered insurance markets would force most vulnerable into more-expensive plans
Helpful resources for students exploring careers.
Information on the 5 W's related to threat appraisals, the safety process and creating a plan of action.
Livestream of the weeklong summit on the teaching of high school psychology.
A psychologist's NGO is helping young people in Bosnia and Herzegovina document the reality of their experiences.
The five candidates for APA's 2019 president are answering a series of questions on key issues facing APA and the field.
A guide to influencing education with science and more in this week’s news roundup.
Scans suggest food is a form of escape from self-critical thoughts
Report finds graduate programs neglecting to teach students skills they need for today's workplace.
Examining what we know about sexual assault of men in the military and what research is still needed.
How can Div. 19 (Society for Military Psychology) more effectively serve those suffering from combat-related PTSD?
APA report recommends ways to boost women's status and pay
How the science of psychology saves lives behind the wheel.
A virtuous cycle of gratitude and prosocial behavior makes students feel more positive.
Psychologists are working with surgeons to screen cosmetic surgery candidates.
Stanford researcher works with APA to support the National Science Foundation.
Qualitative methods offer a way to check your assumptions or biases before starting a quantitative study.
Welcomes clarification allowing some to enter U.S.
Psychologists would use the qualified clinical data registry to track outcomes and meet the federal reporting requirements.
The Commission on Accreditation needs visitors for all levels of training.
Tips from early career psychologists who also work as consultants.
Find out what notable psychologists are doing all over the nation.
Laura P. Minero answers questions about being undocumented and her intersectional LGBTQ research.
Bill would devastate Medicaid, endanger Americans with mental health and substance use disorders, including opioid addictions, APA says.
Greater diversity of positive emotions leads to lower indicators of systemic inflammation, study says.
How in-network and out-of-network providers should respond to a request for records from an insurance company.
The campaign raised $12.6 million to exceed its $5 million goal.
June 21 is National ASK Day, a reminder of the importance of asking if there are unlocked guns in homes where children play.
Calling attention to the need to transform science education and more in this week’s news roundup.
Advice for including Medicaid clients in a psychology practice.
APA plans to train more than 6,000 psychologists to work in and with primary and specialty health care practices.
Today’s father is no longer always the traditional breadwinner and disciplinarian.
Individual authors not program’s target, APA says
Why adolescence lasts forever, salaries in psychology and more, from this week's news roundup from APA's Education Directorate.
Support organizations, research and other tools for professionals working with schools to create safer environments for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth.
Academic research opportunities for psychology majors.
Consulting firm Avalere Health Inc. analyzes the “physician definition” bill, and APA supports legislation on Medicare equity.
Psychologists risk their careers in a dire human rights crisis.
Dallas school honored for implementing mindfulness practices.
In 2015, the median annual salary for psychologists was $85,000.
Tips for teachers to help students feel accountable and connected to their learning.
Leaders who change stance on moral position seen as hypocritical, less effective, study says.
The transition from adolescence to adulthood has unique physiological, psychological and sociopolitical consequences for African-American youth.
Call for nominations for member-at-large and public member positions.
The state has passed a law that allows appropriately trained psychologists to prescribe medication, a move that APA says increases access to care.
Five candidates for 2019 APA presidency answer questions about challenges to the association and APA's vision of its future.
Kowal joins APA's nearly $100 million publishing group after working at Thomson Reuters and The Scientist magazine, among other positions
Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, the official journal of APA Div. 10 (Society for the Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts) is seeking nominations for editors.
A guide to asking for and writing strong recommendations.
Psychologist Paula King adds psychological and behavioral health services to a practice that offers complimentary and alternative treatments.
APA online writing solution wins top Gold Stevie award as best new educational product - source for reference or educaton resources.
Rachael Elrod, Head of the Education Library and Assistant University Librarian at the University of Florida's George A. Smathers Libraries in Gainsville, FL, is the latest recipient of the APA Librarian Conference Travel Award.
Leaders with moderate amounts of charisma seen as more effective than those with high or low levels, study says.
From "Tim's Law" to the Affordable Care Act, Sheila Schuster is an advocacy powerhouse in Kentucky.
Which sector employs the most psychology research doctorates, the new proposed U.S. budget and more, from this week's news roundup from APA's Education Directorate.
April 2018 conference will bring together psychological scientists, technology experts, neuroscientists and educators to study the interplay of behavioral science and technology.
Daily interactions with toddlers may be influenced by gender, research finds.
Senior and early-career psychologists recognized for major scientific contributions.
Statement issued in response to the Congressional Budget Office's scoring of the American Health Care Act.
Almost one-third of U.S. workers cynical about organizational changes, management’s motives.
Early career psychologists share how they use data to help their patients and grow their skills.
This guide offers the practical support you need to navigate the opportunities, expectations, and responsibilities of your adjunct appointment.
Proposed cuts imperil public health, research, education.
Psychologists need to know how professional societies and the Relative Value Scale Update Committee survey help establish reimbursement rates.
In a new book, Yale psychologist Paul Bloom, PhD, argues that empathy leads us astray when we rely on it to make moral decisions.
APA Journals staff offer tips to division leaders.
New chair-elect, member-at-large for education and member-at-large for general focus.
Findings could lead to new ways to identify and treat individuals at risk for anxiety disorders.
Advice for gaining Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval on research projects with students.
The purpose of the program is to support joint activities that enhance the work, interests or goals of two or more divisions.
Research is starting to explore the psychological consequences of the practice, which is widely seen as a human rights violation.
Self-assessment tools and strategies can help practitioners ensure they are practicing competently.
Dorothy L. Espelage, PhD, on using research to prevent bullying: May 31, 6-8 p.m., at APA headquarters in Washington, D.C.
I/O practitioners need to be comfortable with project work or maintenance, keeping abreast of research and other diverse responsibilities.
Thank you for your interest in the call for nominations for the APA Ethics Code Task Force (ECTF). The period to submit a nomination is now closed. We expect a final decision and announcement regarding the ECTF committee selections will not be made until sometime in September. We will contact candidates with final information as soon as we are able. Thank you for your patience during this process.
Participants provided congressional offices with funding recommendations.
How psychologists’ input helps determine the value of a reimbursement code
What the science says about how preschool benefits children and more in this week’s news roundup
This issue of the Monitor contains the candidates' biographies and statements.
Psychology students increasingly are struggling with math. What are instructors to do?
APA and American Diabetes Association partner to educate more psychologists.
A 50-year exploration of cultural inclusion of Asian-Americans.
While more accredited internships are still needed, more students got the internships they need compared with years past.
Urges Senate to reject bill that could deprive millions of people access to health insurance.
Sights and sounds from APA participants during the April 22 march in Washington, D.C.
Reactions to Netflix "13 Reasons Why" series, what it means to be a great teacher, and more.
Tips from a psychology professor on email etiquette.
How revisions to psychological and neuropsychological testing codes may affect payments.
The American Psychological Association invites nominations for its scientific awards program for 2018. Deadline to nominate is June 1, 2017.
The American Psychological Foundation (APF) invites nominations for the APF 2018 Gold Medal Awards. Deadline to nominate is June 1, 2017.
Organizations say amended version of American Health Care Act still would harm Americans with mental health and substance use disorders.
Applications are still being accepted for two of this summer’s APA ATIs
A report shows parents are the perpetrators
Events will address challenges for children’s mental health, LGBTIQ population, minority boys and men, caregivers and people with chronic illness.
These top practices offer opportunities for research, pro bono work, built-in CE and more.
The task force will review the prescriptive authority training program and model legislation.
Candidate statements for each APA division or SPTA are now available.
What are some of the tangible benefits to wrapping up your dissertation before beginning a demanding internship? Let us count the ways ...
State psychological association continues its nine-year fight to uphold ethics code and pass stalled regulations
Livestreaming on Thursday highlights psychological contributions for social, economic and environmental challenges at the United Nations in New York City.
Compensation survey results cover for psychological faculty employed full-time in four-year colleges and universities during the 2015-16 academic year.
Join APA for livestreamed advocacy training on April 22, and march for science April 22 in Washington, D.C., or any of hundreds of sites worldwide.
Nevada Psychological Association successfully advocates for interns’ enrollment in state-run insurance program.
The psychological approach to educating kids and more in this week’s news roundup
Tiffany Karns recognized for commitment to psychology education.
Daria Schaffeld recognized for commitment to psychology education.
Amendments would update descriptions of APA Board leadership roles and responsibilities to comply with current legal requirements.
Topics in special issue of APA's flagship journal include: political radicalization; prevention of radicalization from nonviolence into terrorism; and mental disorder and terrorist involvement.
Idaho is the fifth state to grant psychologists with advanced specialized training the right to prescribe certain medications for treatment of mental health disorders.
How schools and parents can partner to aid children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.
Arthur C. Evans Jr., PhD, chief executive officer and executive vice president of APA, was a featured speaker in the Kennedy Forum's "2017 State of the Union in Mental Health and Addiction" conference in Seattle.
Quality, not quantity, of relationships makes a difference
New report outlines psychological effects on individuals and communities, vulnerable populations
Scientifically validated standards must apply, court says
Learn about upcoming changes to EPPP, the exam state and provincial psychology boards use to make licensing decisions.
Nix the glass table and fill the room with light. These and other research-based design insights for therapists' offices can reap client benefits
This guide offers the practical support you need to navigate your adjunct appointment.
Several hundred psychologists travel to D.C. to advocate for expanded mental health care coverage.
As new U.N. secretary-general takes office, psychologists play role in setting and supporting the mission for the next decade.
Should teachers give students their slides before or even after class?
Association is working to protect access to mental health care, boost the minimum wage and defend other programs that help low-income people.
Drastic cuts would severely limit science, health, education and human services programs
Association expresses concern to House leaders over Congressional Budget Office analysis
Prudential Financial receives Organizational Excellence Award; four others receive Psychological Health Workplace awards.
Findings could help explain why black men more likely to be shot by police, study says
Medicare Mental Health Access Act would add psychologists to physician definition statute.
Association calls on psychologists and allies to participate in march in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, April 22.
Association calls on Congress to maintain mental health and substance use coverage.
Understanding the link between race-related stress and aggressive policing among African-Americans
Looking back on 25 years of support for the teaching (and teachers) of psychology
Study finds individuals already on drug therapy also more likely to discontinue treatment early
An APA journal explores interventions for the most vulnerable victims of armed conflict.
Rescinded federal protections leave youth at risk.
Cultural stereotypes attached to names may have something to do with people's ability to be better than chance at matching names to faces.
Anneliese Singh, PhD, discusses research on resilience in the transgender population.
Psychology boards nationwide are threatened by consolidation efforts. Ohio psychologists are fighting back to keep their board independent.
Don't want to go into practice, research or teaching? Here's how to find a nontraditional career that uses your expertise and sparks your interest.
Learning what the future holds, good or bad, not appealing to most, study says.
"I Am Psyched!" multimedia pop-up exhibit on the history of contributions to psychology by women of color begins its road show at Washington, D.C.'s Howard University.
Marking World Social Justice Day, U.S. and Colombian psychologists discuss how psychological science can address social inequality.
Letters sent to President Trump, Secretary of Defense James Mattis, CIA Director Mike Pompeo and Attorney General Jeff Sessions
Letters sent to President Trump, Secretary of Defense James Mattis, CIA Director Mike Pompeo and Attorney General Jeff Sessions
Thanks to APPIC, searching for a health service psychology postdoc just got a lot easier.
Federal judge finds copyright infringed on educational standards developed by APA, American Research Association and National Council on Measurement in Education.
New experimental evidence finds link between expectations and prescribing.
Flexible nature of services benefits clients and providers, but psychologists must be careful to comply with federal and state laws.
APA Stress in America™ survey shows more Americans reporting symptoms of stress and citing personal safety and terrorism as sources of stress.
APA answers common questions about preparing for an interview: what to expect; how to prepare; and what comes next.
Babies born with extremely low birth weight more likely to experience particular mental health problems beginning in childhood and extending at least through their 30s.
Winter 2017 offerings for PreK-12 teachers include tools for bullying prevention, student brain function and other modules.
APA has issued public responses to four of President Trump's executive orders and public statements.
Association of American Publishers names APA's new scholarly writing solution as 2017's best eProduct in social sciences.
APA adds 71 members to its roll of top achievers.
Center for Organizational Excellence seeks submissions during February.
Almost one-quarter of children in study experienced chronic bullying.
The psychological toll accumulates for children in mixed-status families.
VA exemptions from hiring freeze include psychology doctoral interns providing critical care to veterans.
Association urges President Trump not to sign executive order that could possibly restart CIA's banned program.
New York attorney general announces Cigna must remove policies limiting coverage for neuropsychological testing.
How to tackle feelings of uncertainty, seek out mentors, get outside your comfort zone and then pay it forward.
Researchers have developed new strategies to help police and other investigators catch liars in the act.
Advice on establishing a productive relationship with a mentor
Your success as a graduate student in research psychology may depend on it. Here's advice from experts on finding the best fit
Former Philadelphia commissioner brings vision to move APA forward
APA marks its 125th anniversary; APA building earns top rank for efficiency and sustainability; new podcasts; and more.
Mindufulness and relaxation exercises may be as effective as prescription medicines in alleviating stress and anxiety.
Psychologists help National Football League identify and support players who may be struggling with depression, stress, career transitions and other challenges.
High incidence of behavioral health problems point to key role for psychologists, according to APA.
Sokol-Chang will manage all editorial, peer review and production functions for APA's 92 scholarly journals.
Amongst other goals, APA's new president hopes to expand ethnic diversity and public action for the association.
Groups ask that Affordable Care Act not be repealed without ensuring all Americans have health insurance with access to both physical and mental health services.
New York Times publishes letter from presidents of APA and Society of Indian Psychologists on denial of permit for Dakota Access PipelineDecember 15, 2016, APA Press Release
Letter advocates for empowerment of Native Americans and continuous, meaningful consultation with tribal leaders.
Boston University professor and assistant dean is the first new president for the foundation since 2001.
Additional titles will be added monthly to the service available via the Alexander Street streaming video platform.
APA Board of Directors and Council of Representatives to gather in Washington, D.C. Feb. 24-25 for Winter MeetingDecember 5, 2016, APA
APA leaders meet in the nation’s capital to debate and vote on matters of importance to the association.
The bill passed by the House of Representatives includes much-needed mental health reforms as part of the $6.3 billion package.
Five-day training programs immerse psychology students in state-of the art research methods.
Deadline for nominations for editors of seven APA journals is Jan. 9.
Daniels is the first African-American woman elected president of the association.
A running tally of official APA activities since the release of the review in July 2015.