March 2018 | Monitor on Psychology

Vol. 49 No. 3
March Monitor 2018

On the Cover:
Make your voice heard

Using technology to captivate learners


Using technology to captivate learners: New research from psychologists

Psychologists's research is helping to make educational technologies more fun and more effective

Threat of nuclear war


The threat of nuclear war

Psychologists say more of their patients fear a catastrophic conflict between the United States and North Korea

3 questions for Robert T. Croyle

The National Cancer Institute division director shares insights on how emerging cancer treatments may affect the way psychologists study and treat patients

Life-saving relationships

New research details how important close emotional connections are for health and well-being, prompting psychologists to call for making strong relationships a public health priority

The chance to lead

Psychology associations and divisions are seeking the unique outlook and energy that new psychologists bring. In return, early career professional get life-changing experience.

The secrets behind slips of the tongue

The Language Production and Executive Control Lab at Johns Hopkins University investigates why words sometimes fail us

Expanding care for rural patients

A Texas A&M telehealth psychology training program is helping to meet mental health needs throughout the state

Using research to enhance city life

Psychologist leads a team of scientists in an effort to use evidence-based policy to improve governance in the District of Columbia

By the numbers: LGBQ teens face higher suicide risk

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and questioning youth are more likely than their heterosexual peers to plan and attempt suicide