June 2011 | Monitor on Psychology

Vol. 42 No. 6
June 2011 Monitor cover

On the Cover:
Why do men die earlier?

  • Why do men die earlier?

    Genetic and cultural differences combine to cut men’s average life expectancies, but new research by psychologists is revealing ways to help men take better care of themselves and extend their lives.

Elderly woman


Memory keepers

Researchers seek ways to diagnose Alzheimer’s disease before it ravages the brain.

Dr. Keith D. Cicerone (credit: Mel Evans)


Taking on the military establishment

Keith D. Cicerone is working to ensure that soldiers with traumatic brain injuries get the help they need.

Holding cell phone


Alone in the crowd

Sherry Turkle says social networking is eroding our ability to live comfortably offline.

Martin Luther King Memorial


Psychology’s engine for social change

SPSSI (APA’s Div. 9) celebrates 75 years of using psychology to push for social justice.

Psychology apps


Unhappy? There's an app for that

Mobile applications have become a new way to bring psychology to the masses.

Mixing it up

Can adding case studies to randomized trial data help bridge the research/practice gap?

A new emphasis on telehealth

How can psychologists stay ahead of the curve — and keep patients safe?

When a colleague is impaired

How can you help a fellow psychologist in distress?

Beat the cheat

Psychologists are providing insight into why students cheat and what faculty, schools and even students can do about it.

Programming just for you

APA divisions, Psi Beta and Psi Chi are hosting these sessions at APA’s 2011 Annual Convention, Aug. 4–7, in Washington, D.C.

On Your Behalf


On Your Behalf

What APA is doing for you

Hafsa Mohamed (credit: Lauren Radack Photography)