Events

122nd Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association

APA's 2014 annual convention will take place in Washington, D.C.
August 7-10, 2014

21st World Congress of the International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions

The goal of the congress is to encourage communication between child mental health care professionals, while advancing their skills by discussing the recent findings in related research.
August 11-15, 2014

13th International Congress of Behavioral Medicine

The congress will include keynote addresses, dialogues and debates, symposia, roundtable discussions, presentations, meetings of special interest groups, workshops, satellite activities and exhibitions.
August 20-23, 2014
Recent Press Releases

International Brain Bee World Championship Spotlights Young Neuroscience Scholars

American Psychological Association hosts global competition for top honor
July 28, 2014

Experts: Humans Share Fairness Concerns With Other Species

Dogs, monkeys, children interpret fairness in their own way
July 24, 2014

Experts: Gun Violence Prevention Requires Public Health Approach

Call for using research data to create effective prevention
July 24, 2014
Calls for Public Comment

Standards of Accreditation in Health Service Psychology

The Commission on Accreditation is accepting public comments on the proposed Standards of Accreditation.
Ends July 8, 2014.

APA in the News

The best time to ace work-life balance? On vacation

Tips for having the best, most restful vacation possible
July 23, 2014, U. S. News & World Report

Seven ways to tell if you're a truly humble person

Modesty and the ability to express humility can contribute to achievement and fulfillment
July 17, 2014, Huffington Post

Would you ask a peer out for extra credit? Schools offer dating classes

Hookup culture may seem like the norm, but the majority of surveyed college-age men and women reported preferring a traditional relationship
July 9, 2014, USA Today