May 2013 | Monitor on Psychology | Vol. 44 No. 5
COVER: Aloha: APA's Convention in Hawai'i
New research and new ideas
A strong lineup of speakers will focus on emerging trends at APA's 2013 Annual Convention in Honolulu, July 31–Aug. 4.
Donald Stein, PhD, to speak about progesterone as treatment for brain injuries.
APA 2013 Annual Convention keynote speaker Barry Scheck will speak on how The Innocence Project is using psychologists' research to help prevent wrongful convictions.
Psychologists are using research-tested ways to enrich the lives of animals in zoos and laboratories.
Through his Stand Down program, psychologist Jon Nachison gives homeless veterans a safe haven — and the confidence to get back on their feet.
Cognitive psychologist Elissa Newport is heading a new center at Georgetown University that promises to bring the best science to bear on the delicate task of stroke recovery.
As early as the 1950s, psychologist David Krech foresaw the power and the peril of cognitive enhancement — prescient concerns that live on today.
The first openly gay psychology resident in the U.S. Air Force talks about finally getting his dream job.
APA members have nominated five psychologists to run for the association's presidency.
- Five major psychiatric disorders share genetic links
- Students: Learn how APA governance works
- Psychologist establishes prize for work in the psychological and cognitive sciences
- Even psychologists face barriers to therapy, study suggests
- By the numbers
- Health information technology isn't saving money yet, suggests new study
- APA approves guidelines for K–12 students' research
- Robert J. Sternberg is University of Wyoming's next president
Meet a psychologist, author and "psychollectibles" collector.
STATE LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE
Leaders at the State Leadership Conference explored how psychologists can get involved as implementation of the Affordable Care Act kicks into high gear.
Health-care reform is integrating physical and behavioral health care.
With Medicaid rolls soon to increase, psychologists are working to ensure consumers have access to psychological services.
Speakers shared tips on how to navigate privacy, confidentiality and security in electronic record-keeping.
The annual Psychologically Healthy Workplace Awards celebrate employers who make employee well-being a priority.