A sampling of news coverage of APA, its publications and members, and psychology
For Freshmen, Campus Life Poses New Risks
The New York Times - Aug. 17, 2016
Experts' advice on how parents can help freshmen safely navigate those risky early weeks ...
A New Therapy for Insomnia: No More Negative Thoughts
The New York Times - Aug. 16, 2016
Now several medical organizations have endorsed a treatment known as cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia or C.B.T.-I.
The Psychiatric Question: Is It Fair to Analyze Donald Trump From Afar
The New York Times - Aug. 15, 2016
In the midst of a deeply divisive presidential campaign, more than 1,000 psychiatrists declared the Republican candidate unfit for the office, citing severe personality defects, including paranoia...
Psychologist on raising human beings
The Boston Globe – Aug. 18, 2016
Psychologist Ross Greene's work with behaviorally challenging children led to his first book, "The Explosive Child," which suggested that parents and other ...
Can curiosity help us make healthier choices?
Toronto Star - Aug. 14, 2016
The research on curiosity, which is not yet published, was presented at the American Psychological Association's annual conference this month.
Psychiatrists Reminded To Refrain From Armchair Analysis Of Public Figures
NPR - Aug. 13, 2016
After a 1964 poll of psychiatrists found almost half considered Barry Goldwater ...
Zika Might Affect Adult Brains, Too, Study Finds
NBCNews.com – Aug. 18, 2016
It will take much more study to know if human beings infected by Zika are at risk, but the report, published in the journal Cell Stem Cell, adds another disturbing ...
Olympics: Why bronze medals winners are happier
CNN.com – Aug. 18, 2016
The bizarre psychology of the bronze medal win.
Relax, readers: Audiobooks aren't 'cheating'
CNN – Aug. 16, 2016
This question -- whether or not listening to an audiobook is "cheating" -- is one University of Virginia psychologist Daniel Willingham gets fairly often, especially ever since he published a book, in 2015, on the science of reading.
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WWJ (Detroit) – Aug. 17, 2016
... [dramatic musical flourish] according to the American psychological association, the difference between what two concepts is that one is biological and the other is cultural? ...
How The Heat May Be Impacting Your Mood
CBS Local - Aug. 14, 2016
... during a serious heat wave, inter-group conflicts, interpersonal conflicts," said Dr. Frank Farley, the former president of the American Psychological Association ...
Mind games - The psychology of Olympic competition
Huffington Post – Aug. 18, 2016
The most progressive sport organizations are providing sport psychology support to athletes from an early age, and also providing related education for coaches ...
We Outsource Our Minds Every Day, And Psychologists Want To Understand The Consequences
Huffington Post - Aug. 17, 2016
"The growing interaction between people and technology has really brought interest in the subject to the forefront," said Evan Risko, a cognitive psychologist at ...
Lessening The Emotional Stress Of Teens: Successfully Managing A Move to a New City
Huffington Post - Aug. 15, 2016
According to this study from the American Psychological Association (APA), stress is "extremely common among teenagers." The proposed remedies, including ...
Munich study finds children aged 3 keep a tally of who has done them a favor
Daily Mail - Aug. 14, 2016
... that acts of generosity will be reciprocated by the recipient in their social behaviour'. The study was reported in the journal Developmental Psychology.
The Real Reasons Diversity Programs Don't Work
Fortune - Aug. 16, 2016
Nicole Stephens is an associate professor at Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and is a social and cultural psychologist.
The New Science of Single People
New York Magazine - Aug. 16, 2016
... of the American Psychological Association in Denver — thinks she knows why: Ever since social science has been interested in the concept of marriage, it has ...
Mass media shootings: The connection between massacres and TV ratings
RT - Aug. 15, 2016
According to psychology researcher Dr. Jennifer Johnston who co-authored a paper titled "Mass Shootings and the Media Contagion Effect," news coverage is ...
Shut Up About Bernie and Eat Your Vegetables
Washington Free Beacon - Aug. 14, 2016
And the annual "Stress in America" survey performed by the American Psychological Association showed that, despite their best efforts, millennials feel more ...
You can't protect your kids from stress, but here are ways to teach them to cope
Chicago Daily Herald - Aug. 14, 2016
According to the results of the Stress in America Survey released by the American Psychological Association, teens report higher levels of stress than adults ...
BYU study: Avoiding awkward situations now may make young adults more withdrawn later
Daily Herald - Aug. 12, 2016
His research, published in Developmental Psychology, looked at the use of problematic media, which includes violent video games, gambling and pornography ...
The Unexpected Signs You're Having A Panic Attack And Don't Even Know It
SELF – Aug. 18, 2016
And if you personally suffer from anxiety, you're at an even greater risk of dealing with panic attacks, licensed clinical psychologist Alicia H. Clark, Psy.D., tells ...
A Surprising Way to Spark Desire
WebMD - Aug. 17, 2016
According to a recent study in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, your responsiveness to your partner outside the bedroom can increase their ...
The Impact of Marriage On Drinking
PsychCentral.com - Aug. 14, 2016
... mechanisms such as a monitoring effect that partners have on each other," she concluded. The study was published in the Journal of Family Psychology.
Twitter shows promise in rapid assessment of collective traumas' local impact
Science Daily – Aug. 17, 2016
... team's work will be published in the December issue of Psychological Methods, a peer-reviewed academic journal of the American Psychological Association.
Why you shouldn't want to always be happy
ScienceAlert - Aug. 14, 2016
In the 1990s, a psychologist named Martin Seligman led the positive psychology movement, which placed the study of human happiness squarely at the centre ...
Kissing up to boss generates positive influence on co-workers
Financial Express - Aug. 17, 2016
... supervisor behaving in a positive manner, the effect of ingratiation became less important. The findings were published in The Journal of Applied Psychology.
Altruism increases after you cross 45 years: study
Financial Express - Aug. 16, 2016
Participants also took detailed psychological assessments of their personality traits. The results showed that for some people neural reward areas were more ...
Studies Show Veterans Health Care Improving
The American Prospect - Aug. 16, 2016
Two independent national groups, the American Psychological Association (APA) and the National Association of Social Workers, also signed the policy paper.
Sleep Patterns Can Affect Your Relationship, Study Shows, So Night Owls Beware
Bustle - Aug. 14, 2016
In a study published in the Journal of Family Psychology, researchers hypothesized that sleep would be a way to replenish the energy needed for this kind of ...
National Intervention Needed to End Conversion Therapy
Advocate.com - Aug. 17, 2016
And in response to a 2007 survey of the research on conversion therapy, the American Psychological Association reported that "such efforts have serious ...
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