July/August 2011 | Monitor on PsychologyVol. 42 No. 7
On the Cover: Noise and mental health
Psychologists are increasing awareness of the harmful effects noise has on cognition and health.
Research suggests that for emotional well-being, you should treat yourself the way you’d want others to treat you.
Massachusetts psychologist Sanford Portnoy teams up with lawyers to ease the turmoil of divorce for clients and their children.
As new director of NIH’s top psychology funding arm, Robert Kaplan is seeing ongoing opportunity for psychologists to collaborate. APA CEO Norman B. Anderson — who held Kaplan’s job before he came to the association — talks with Kaplan about how times have changed.
Cognitive science has taught us a lot about how humans learn. Now computer-based learning programs are putting those principles into action and improving student gains.
Eleanor J. Gibson is best remembered for an iconic experiment, but her own story of flexibility in the face of gender discrimination may be an even more valuable psychology lesson.
With nearly 69 million children worldwide not in school, psychologists at the fourth annual event press for universal access to education.
Identifying and treating attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder in very young children requires a different approach.
These four associations provide professional development, networking and a sense of solidarity for ethnic-minority psychologists, students and others.
What to do when you suspect your adviser or research supervisor of ethical misconduct.
Whether you’re a convention first-timer or a more seasoned graduate student, the American Psychological Association of Graduate Students has a wealth of programming just for you at APA’s 2011 Annual Convention in Washington, D.C., Aug. 4–7.
APA’s directorates cordially invite you to these cutting-edge programs at APA’s 2011 Annual Convention, Aug. 4–7 in Washington, D.C.
An APA Div. 48 (Peace) convention session will highlight work bringing together Muslim-Americans and those of other faiths in projects that enhance relationships and communities.
APA’s Annual Convention offers specialized programming developed and co-sponsored by the association’s Committee on Early Career Psychologists.
GOVERNMENT RELATIONS UPDATE
APA continues to lead advocacy efforts against sexualization.
ON YOUR BEHALF
What APA is doing for you