January 2012 | Monitor on Psychology | Vol. 43 No. 1
COVER: Beyond one-on-one psychotherapy
To meet the vast unmet demand for services, psychologists are seeking alternatives to traditional one-on-one therapy.
After decades of service to both Sen. Daniel Inouye and psychology, former APA President Patrick H. DeLeon retires.
In his latest research Roy F. Baumeister has discovered surprising ways to improve willpower, including sipping lemonade.
In the late 1800s, anxious and tired male intellectuals (including Theodore Roosevelt) were sent West to rough ride, rope steer and bond with other men.
Psychology continues to expand its reach with podcasts that showcase the academic, the scientific and the clinical sides of the field.
Suzanne Bennett Johnson has built a career out of demonstrating psychology’s value to medical and scientific communities. As APA’s 2012 president, she is taking that message to the masses.
Attendees at APA’s Science Leadership Conference advocated for substance abuse research and protecting the peer-review process.
APA is participating in a new federally funded initiative designed to spread the word that people can — and do — recover from mental illnesses.
APA hosted its first conference on empowering women with disabilities.
Boost your students’ success with these tips for teaching online.
A revision introduces overarching themes for psychology classes and expands the recommended content.
Beginning in February, psychology’s regional associations will offer cutting-edge programming and a chance to meet new colleagues at their annual meetings. Here are highlights, dates and locations for each meeting. The meetings are listed in chronological order.
The new editor of the Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition plans to give authors more flexibility in how they structure their articles.
Shane Jimerson wants to increase international, policy and early-career submissions to School Psychology Quarterly.
Psychology, Public Policy, and Law incoming editor Michael E. Lamb wants to promote greater communication among psychologists, policymakers and legal scholars.
Armed with $25,000 APF grants, six young scholars are strengthening child development research in such areas as autism and language learning.
- APA’s statement on the DSM-5 development process
- Girl Scouts’ ‘Science of Happiness’ badge promotes positive psychology
- Interested in the APA presidency?
- Early investments pay off for poor children, study finds
- APA and Chinese Psychological Society: Furthering interaction and exchange
- Unique opportunity for psychologists to visit Cuba
GOVERNMENT RELATIONS UPDATE
With a staggering number of people out of work, APA brings research on the psychological effects of unemployment to Capitol Hill.
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