January 2010 | Monitor on Psychology

Vol. 41 No. 1
January 2010 Monitor cover

On the Cover:
Reforming care now

Child's bottle next to hospital monitor




From psychologist to president

Vaira Vike-Freiberga, the experimental psychology professor who served two terms as the president of Latvia, discusses her unusual career.

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Reproductive care goes global

Psychologists are among those helping patients who cross borders for fertility treatment, just one piece of the burgeoning industry known as 'medical tourism.'


Psychology's shadows: A public and private view of controversy

The work of Norman R.F. Maier offers an example of how those at the core of a discipline can thwart those who challenge mainstream views.

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A life of service cut short

An Army and prison psychologist, L. Eduardo Caraveo was known for his sense of humor and ability to raise morale.

The kids aren't all right

New data from APA's Stress in America survey indicate parents don't know what's bothering their children.

A pivotal year

In 2009, several groundbreaking APA initiatives put the association — and psychology itself — on firmer footing for the future.

A more family-friendly ivory tower?

Higher education institutions are infusing more flexibility into the academic career path, but it may not be enough for the next generation of professors.

Introducing APA's new president

Carol D. Goodheart hopes to build new resources—and a new sense of community—for APA's members.

Bringing history to life

Wade Pickren aims to reignite interest in psychology's past through the pages of History of Psychology.

Strengthening quality

Michael Zarate promises quicker rejections for a few, but better feedback for most.

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