May 2010 | Monitor on Psychology | Vol. 41 No. 5
COVER: See you in San Diego
Coming your way at convention
Top speakers will present new research and insights at APA's Annual Convention, Aug. 12-15, in San Diego.
Changes at the National Institues of Health are paving the way for more opportunities for psychologists.
Daniel Shapiro hopes to achieve world peace by addressing — rather than suppressing — emotions during negotiations.
Daniel Gilbert, keynote speaker at this year’s APA Annual Convention, discusses how his research changed his own life.
America’s vast opportunities promised wealth and the occasional nervous breakdown. A variety of ‘cures’ were there to help.
Psychologists debate their discipline’s stance toward God.
The changes include allowing individuals to sit for licensure as soon as they meet training requirements.
Experts from the psychology, public health and criminal justice fields are coming together to solve one of America’s deepest-rooted problems.
A landmark meeting underscores the importance of ensuring that psychology practitioners get the education and training they need to be competent professionals.
Rehabilitation psychologists are working to improve medical care and increase respect for those with traumatic injuries.
APA members bring a psychological perspective to the United Nations.
GOVERNMENT RELATIONS UPDATE
APA testifies on the most effective ways to prevent an escalating problem.
ON YOUR BEHALF
What APA is doing for you
STATE LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE
Every psychologist has a responsibility to help others understand psychology’s contributions.
Nearly 500 psychology leaders from across the United States and its territories, as well as Canada, participated in the 27th State Leadership Conference, March 6–9, in Washington, D.C.
The specifics of the 2008 parity laws are being hammered out, and psychologists' input continues to be critical.
A new set of tools will help practitioners translate research findings into improved care.
Telepsychology and electronic record-keeping are around the corner. Is your practice ready?
Facebook, Twitter and other social media tools bring new advocacy opportunities but also new challenges.
APA honors employers that promote employees' well-being.