July/August 2006 | Monitor on Psychology

Vol. 37 No. 7
July/August 2006 Monitor cover

On the Cover:
Office bullies

Man and two women clapping


The humility hormone?

New research suggests people with low testosterone levels are happier out of the limelight.

Gold tip ink pen


To outline, or not to outline?

New research sheds light on how to help people juggle the multiple and often contradictory demands of writing.

Cupid under the microscope

Presenters illustrated romantic love's sway over cognition, behavior and emotion at the Midwestern Psychological Association conference.

Making integrated health care a reality

Psychologists and physicians team up at a community health clinic.

Psychology’s prescribing pioneers

Medical and prescribing psychologists in Louisiana and New Mexico claim added patient benefits.

Helping colleagues to help themselves

Colleague-assistance programs such as Colorado's serve as models for state associations interested in helping distressed psychologists.

‘The bird lady’

Diane Winn sings the praises of a second career as a wildlife rehabilitator.

Frisky, but more risky

High sensation-seekers' quest for new experiences leads some to the high-stress jobs society needs done but makes others vulnerable to reckless behavior.

Primed to shine

What's the best way to land—and max—an internship interview? Here's advice from those who consider your application and do the interviewing.

Trends for new graduates

A recently released APA survey shows postdocs are still on the rise, among other trends.

Ditch the delay tactics

Setting daily goals while keeping broad aims in mind helps students beat dissertation procrastination.

Postgrad finances 101

Financial experts offer tips to help you start off your working life on the right financial track.

A mission to protect

Psychologist Celia Fisher reviews ethics of human-dosing studies in her work on a new EPA federal advisory committee.

A Closer Look


Science for practice

Div. 41 members use science to develop practical interventions in the criminal justice system.

Road between grass fields


License to move

Build flexibility into your licensure now to maximize your mobility later, experts advise.

National Capital building in DC


Psychologists on the Hill

This year's congressional fellows bring psychological expertise to issues such as veterans' mental health, HIV/AIDS services and violence in the media.




Judicial Notebook

President's Column

Professional Point

Speaking of Education