March 2013 | Monitor on Psychology | Vol. 44 No. 3
COVER: Like it or not, Facebook lures us in
A genetic event 550 million years ago appears to have set the stage for our mental illnesses today.
As a psychologist with a visual impairment, Maria Dolores Cimini advocates for access to STEM education for today's students with disabilities.
Over the past century, the average IQ in industrialized countries has risen to keep pace with the complexity of modern life. IQ researcher James Flynn discusses why those gains have occurred and whether they are likely to continue.
APA has disbursed its first ‘internship stimulus' awards to help institutions build much-needed accredited programs.
Homeless Iraq and Afghanistan veterans are more likely to be haunted by PTSD than homeless vets of previous eras.
Curbing tobacco use — especially among vulnerable populations — requires targeting anti-smoking messages just as effectively as tobacco companies hawk cigarettes, said attendees at APA’s Tobacco Health Disparities meeting.
Research by industrial-organizational psychologists is guiding efforts to promote team cohesion among astronauts during the longest-ever manned space voyage: NASA's planned 2030 trip to Mars.
Neuropsychologists are among those identifying precursors to Alzheimer's — work that someday might lead to treatments to slow the disease's progression.
Psychologists are using distraction, exposure therapy and other strategies to ease anxiety among children who face medical scans, surgeries and other procedures.
Continuing education is becoming more interactive, applied and research-based than ever before.
APA's new Journal of Threat Assessment and Management will help police, social workers, human resource managers and others separate real threats from the cries for help.
The move promises to increase the journal's reach and the number of timely and relevant articles on psychology's contributions to military life.
Meet Dr. Albanese-Kotar, a practitioner, Red Cross volunteer and marathon skier.