Psychological Science Agenda
2012 Science Leadership Conference
Psychologists at APA Science Leadership Conference take a fresh look at how to advance the disciplineBy Howard S. Kurtzman
Focus is on strengthening psychological science within academic institutions and local communities.
- Act locally: Recommendations from the 2012 APA Science Leadership Conference
Psychological scientists offer strategies for revitalizing research, education and public engagement.
- Reflections on the Science Leadership Conference
The future of psychological science lies in connecting to other disciplines and communities.
By M. Lynne Cooper, PhD, and Kenneth J. Sher, PhD
Government Relations Update
- Plan for National Institute on Substance Use & Addictive Disorders to be released
New institute would replace NIDA and NIAAA.
- APA Federal Budget Blog
Read the latest post.
From the Science Student Council
PSA is the monthly e-newsletter of the APA Science Directorate. It is read by psychologists, students, academic administrators, journalists, and policymakers in Congress and federal science agencies.
Science highlights from the November Monitor
Open methods, open data, open access
APA's newest journal, Archives of Scientific Psychology, features free online access and requires authors to post their full data.
Improving patient-physician communication
With their expertise in communication, psychologists are identifying new ways to help people become more involved in their own care.
Oh no you didn't!
Embarrassment acts as a social glue that can strengthen our relationships, but it also has a dark side, research finds.
Power in numbers
Research is pinpointing the factors that make group therapy successful.
Snapshots of recently published findings.