September 2017 | Monitor on Psychology

Vol. 48 No. 8
September 2017 | Monitor on Psychology

On the Cover:
Building resilience in kids

  • Maximizing children's resilience

    New psychological research points the way toward boosting resilience in children at risk, particularly the importance of supporting parents and early interventions for children and adolescents


How to be a better supervisor for students in health service

Poor supervision undermines supervision’s twin goals: training future psychologists and protecting the public

Threat to end loan forgivenes


How the threat to end loan forgiveness could hurt access to care

A federal program that pays off education loans in exchange for work with underserved communities is at risk

How much do today's psychologists earn?

The latest salary report from APA finds that psychologists in the middle of the country outearn their peers

Answering MLK Jr.'s wake-up call

On the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s address at APA's convention, psychologists reflect on how much has changed and how much more needs to be done

The link between food and mental health

New research connects nutrition and mental illness, though more rigorous research is needed

4 questions for Mitch Prinstein

The UNC–Chapel Hill director of clinical psychology offers insights on how popularity in adolescence—or a lack of it—shapes people's lives

Fighting financial fraud

Older adults can be reluctant to reveal that they've been the victims of financial abuse. Here's how psychologists are navigating what's often a complex problem.

Boosting productivity

Research identifies small changes that lead to big improvements in performance

How to tackle tough topics in the classroom

In an age of polarized opinions, psychology educators are amplifying their efforts to promote more understanding

Adapting for age

The CREATE Center explores how older adults use technology and develops tools and training programs to meet their needs

Helping courts and juries make educated decisions

Forensic psychologists are in hot demand for their ability to bring the science of human behavior to the judicial system

A gatekeeper for big data in genomics

As a program director at the National Human Genome Research Institute, Vivian Ota Wang shapes how researchers access vast amounts of biomedical data

By the numbers: Stress on campus

College and university counseling centers are seeing an uptick in the number of students seeking help