October 2012 | Monitor on Psychology | Vol. 43 No. 9
COVER: Catching autism earlier
Catching autism earlier
A flood of new research is advancing our understanding of autism and highlighting the need for earlier interventions
A twist on Pavlov’s famous conditioning experiment could point the way to new treatments for drug addiction and overeating.
Jennifer Kelly has a knack for communicating with politicians — a talent that is benefiting psychologists and those they serve.
In a new book, developmental psychologist Jerome Kagan offers his take on the biggest challenges facing psychological research — and outlines a few “modest suggestions” to address them.
How a racy rumor about the father of behaviorism made its way into 200 psychology textbooks.
Earmarks $3 million to increase the number of accredited internship slots and adopts a resolution on psychotherapy effectiveness.
APA’s input shaped behavioral health recommendations for the national plan for Alzheimer’s disease.
Determining your responsibilities when you believe a colleague may have behaved unethically.
Psychologists' research points to new ways to nurture young readers.
Seven research-backed ways to improve parenting.
APA recognizes the counseling psychology program at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, for its Science-Practitioner-Advocate model.
APA congressional fellows shape — and are shaped by — the policymaking process.
Proposed changes involve Council seats for ethnic-minority psychology associations, presidential candidates and the composition of the Board of Education Affairs.
APF Pearson Early Career grantee Aaron Lyon is working to bring more evidence-based mental health interventions to school children.
Psychologists are helping young couples stay afloat financially in increasingly turbulent economic waters.