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Advanced Training Institutes

Advanced Training Institutes

APA offers five-day training programs for summer 2017 .
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Science in Action

About Psychological Science

Psychologists study the mind and behavior, and their biological foundations. Learn about their diverse career paths.

Science at APA

Science Directorate

One of APA's four directorates, the APA's Science Directorate's mission is to communicate, facilitate, promote and represent psychological science and scientists.

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Advocate for Science

Congress and the Executive branch make far-reaching decisions every day on issues that impact our discipline and our communities. Get involved to support psychological science.

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Psychological Science Agenda

Psychological Science Agenda

This monthly e-newsletter from the APA Science Directorate highlights current research findings, funding and award opportunities, science news and more.

Highlights in Psychological Research

Highlights in Psychological Research

Summaries of selected articles and research trends in journals published by APA and audio podcasts featuring interviews with authors.

Author guidelines

Preparing Manuscripts for Publication

This guide for new authors outlines the process of preparing and submitting a scholarly manuscript for publication in a psychology journal.

Guidelines for Ethical Conduct in the Care and Use of Nonhuman Animals in Research

Guidelines for Ethical Conduct in the Care and Use of Nonhuman Animals in Research

APA’s official statement on the proper conduct of animal research.

Interdisciplinary Joint Faculty Appointments

Interdisciplinary Joint Faculty Appointments

In this guide for psychological scientists and academic administrators, APA’s Board of Scientific Affairs describes best practices for supporting faculty members who cross departmental boundaries.

APA Journals and Databases

Summaries of selected articles and research trends in journals published by APA and audio podcasts featuring interviews with authors.

ICON-psycinfoPsycINFO®
Abstracts and index records.

PsyARTICLESPsycARTICLES®
Full-text journal articles.

JournalsAPA and Affiliate Journals
Scholarly journals covering the spectrum of psychology