October 2017 | Monitor on Psychology

Vol. 48 No. 9
October 2017 | Monitor on Psychology

On the Cover:
Sleeping well, staying healthy

Supervisor's comprised competence


How should a junior psychologist handle a supervisor's compromised competence?

An early career psychologist questions her ethical responsibilities

Rebecca Ryan


4 questions for Rebecca Ryan

The Georgetown University developmental psychologist explains why low-income parents of young children need more support than ever to keep up with their wealthier counterparts

Preventing police misconduct

Ervin Staub's research on "active bystandership" is the foundation of a program helping New Orleans police avert misconduct by fellow police officers

Justice for teens

Psychological research on brain development and teen impulsivity is changing the way the justice system treats teens—and is trickling down to interventions that could help keep them out of the system in the first place

Far from home, seeking support

Today’s international psychology students and new pyschologists face travel bans, visa restrictions, acculturation issues and more. Here’s how faculty can help.

What's at the root of racial sterotyping?

The Tufts Social Cognition Lab explores the social-cognitive processes behind stereotyping, prejudice and discrimination

Supporting people injured on the job

As a workers' compensation psychologist, Howard Rombom offers psychotherapy, pain management and more to injured workers

How to find and apply for an academic job

The low-down on the best places to find psychology job ads, how to apply for those positions and more

Networking with ease

Learning how to connect with others will give academic job seekers an edge—and serve you throughout your career

How to stand out in your interview and job talk

Vital advice from psychology chairs and others who make hiring decisions

How to get the salary package you really need

Department heads offer their insights on how to negotiate the best deal when offered an academic job for the first time

By the numbers: A nation of caregivers

Millions of Americans bear the responsibility of caring for older family members