American Psychological Association

Money Matters

FRIDAY, July 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Money can't buy you love, but it can come between you and your spouse if you don't have open conversations …

Personal Finance

Sullivan Joins Staff - Stanford University

Courtesy: Stanford Athletics<p>Related Links<p><b>STANFORD, Calif. –</b> Kayley Sullivan has joined defending national champion Stanford's coaching staff for the …

Stanford University

Psychiatrists Challenge a Gag Order

American Psychiatric Association (2018). <i>Americans Say They are More Anxious than a Year Ago; Baby Boomers Report Greatest Increase in Anxiety</i>. …

Mental Health

The American Psychological Association open letter to the Office of the President.

The American Psychological Association (APA) is the largest professional association of psychologists and behavioral scientists in the United States. …

United States

American Psychological Association opposes separation of migrant children from parents

Doctors say it could cause behavioral, medical and psychological problems for these children.

Psychology

Why we won't get to Mars without teamwork

If humanity hopes to make it to Mars anytime soon, we need to understand not just technology, but the psychological dynamic of a small group of …

Space Exploration

Employers Fail To Address Sexual Harassment – Bloomberg

Employers Fail To Address Sexual Harassment<p>Employers Fail To Address Sexual Harassment<p>Employers Fail To Address Sexual …

Sexual Harassment

Prominent Psychologist Sells Out to Self-Plagiarism

A new scandal hit the world of psychology last week when it emerged that Robert J. Sternberg, an eminent experimental psychologist and former …

Psychology

APA President’s Statement on National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day

WASHINGTON – Following is a statement from Jessica Henderson Daniel, PhD, president of the American Psychological Association, for National …

Mental Health

Let it go: Mental breaks after work improve sleep: Repetitive thoughts on rude behavior at work results in insomnia

Repetitive thoughts on rude behavior at work results in insomnia<p>If you've had a bad day at work thanks to rude colleagues, doing something fun and …

Sleep

Safety Tips For People With Fear Of Flying

<i>PHILADELPHIA (CBS)</i> — Days after Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport, many travelers are …

Temple University

Slowing Down Our Thinking to Reduce Bias

One of my regular suggestions for how to reduce bias is to slow down our thinking. Many biases are actually defined in part as fast thinking, …

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Leadership

Viewpoint: Building a Business Case for Diversity and Inclusion

​Lesley Slaton Brown comes from a diverse family background, which not only helps her develop a deep understanding of different cultures, practices …

Employee Engagement

Here Is How to Cite Online Sources in APA Style

Here is one of our popular visuals we shared in the past featuring important tips on how to cite a wide variety of online sources in APA style. The …

Education Technology

An Ancient Book Blasted with High-Powered X-Rays Reveals Text Erased Centuries Ago

A book of 10th-century psalms recovered from St. Catherine’s Monastery on Egypt's Sinai Peninsula is an impressive artifact in itself. But the …

U.S. Department of Energy

The Proliferation of Happiness

It took only ten minutes for Harvey Ball to create the Smiley face. In 1963, the State Mutual Life Assurance Company in Worcester, Massachusetts, …

World Happiness Report

Trump meets with video game industry execs, critics in debate over gun violence

President Donald Trump raised concerns about the graphic depiction of violence in video games at a White House meeting Thursday with members of the industry and some of their most vocal critics.<p>Searching for ways to respond to last month's Florida school shooting, Trump has questioned the impact of …

Guns

Why isn't conversion therapy banned everywhere? Washington state is finally considering it

There’s a whole stack of research that shows conversion therapy is a bogus science and actually hurts LGBTQ youth, who are already disproportionately …

LGBTQI

Behavior in high school predicts income and occupational success later in life

Being a responsible student, maintaining an interest in school and having good reading and writing skills will not only help a teenager get good …

High School

No, it's not just you, everybody is exhausted. And no, it's not getting better

CLOSE<p>Licensed psychologist Joseph Springer specializes in the treatment of anxiety disorders. Here's his advice for coping with stress.<p>BERGEN COUNTY, …

Las Vegas

Why Teaching Kids to Solve Problems Can Reduce Bullying

It turns out that teaching kids problem solving may be among the most promising and proven practices to prevent bullying and reduce the odds of …

Bullying

5 signs you need a vacation

Whether you’re battling a cold or trudging through another busy season in the office, something about winter always has us dreaming about warmer, easier days. As many as 662 million vacation days go wasted each year among 55 percent of working Americans, further exacerbating chronic physical and …

Goal Setting

It's time to retire the old argument that violent entertainment causes violent behavior 

We’ll give Donald Trump this: At least he hasn’t had the absolute <i>worst</i> response to the student movement for ending gun violence that has emerged in …

Donald Trump

Women Can't Solve Our Gun Violence Problem Alone

Women have long fought gun violence. They’ve fought it as mothers, as feminists. Indeed, many have said that gun violence is a feminist issue, noting that mass killers are usually abusers of women. This refrain has emerged once more in the aftermath of the grievously preventable massacre of 17 high …

Guns

Turkish scientist’s research awarded by American Psychological Association

İZMİR<p>A Turkish scientist has been presented the 2017 Doctoral Thesis Research Award by the American Psychological Association (APA), İzmir’s Economy …

Turkey

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Entertainment Industry

Intelligence and all-cause mortality in the 6-Day Sample of the Scottish Mental Survey 1947 and their siblings: testing the contribution of family background | International Journal of Epidemiology

Background<p>Higher early-life intelligence is associated with a reduced risk of mortality in adulthood, though this association is apparently hardly …

Google Scholar

The Stress From Political Polarization Is Killing Us Slowly

Nearly six in 10 Americans are suffering from levels of stress on par with those experienced during the Cuban Missile Crisis, Vietnam War and World …

Jon Kabat-Zinn

Scientists Discovered Why People Get Stressed Following Close Contact With A Stressed Person

Why is stress contagious?<p>A team of scientists found the reason why people get stressed upon hearing about a stressful experience or having close …

The Brain