Playing video games, including violent shooter games, may boost children’s learning, health and social skills, according to a review of research on the positive effects of video game play to be published by the American Psychological Association.
11/25/2013 11:35 AM EST
American Psychological Association Elects University of Puget Sound Professor Barry S. Anton as 2015 President
Media release on new APA president.
11/6/2013 2:00 PM EST
Americans with similar temperaments are so likely to live in the same areas that a map of the country can be divided into regions with distinct personalities, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association.
10/17/2013 9:00 AM EDT
People who get away with cheating when they believe no one is hurt by their dishonesty are more likely to feel upbeat than remorseful afterward, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association.
9/5/2013 9:00 AM EDT
Deep down, men may not bask in the glory of their successful wives or girlfriends. While this is not true of women, men’s subconscious self-esteem may be bruised when their spouse or girlfriend excels, says a study published by the American...
8/29/2013 9:00 AM EDT
Moms’ High-Fat, Sugary Diets May Lead to Heavy Offspring with a Taste for Alcohol, Sensitivity to Drugs
Vulnerability to alcohol and drug abuse may begin in the womb and be linked to how much fatty and sugary foods a mother eats during pregnancy, according to findings from animal lab experiments presented at APA’s 121st Annual Convention.
7/25/2013 3:10 PM EDT
Multiracial people may be misidentified more often as being white than black and may value being accurately identified more so than single-race individuals, according to research presented at APA’s 121st Annual Convention.
7/25/2013 3:00 PM EDT
People who feel isolated are more inclined to make risker financial decisions for bigger payoffs, according to new research presented at the American Psychological Association’s 121st Annual Convention.
7/25/2013 3:00 PM EDT
Media advisory on bullying in professional sports.
11/5/2013 2:45 PM EST
Psychologists with expertise on body image, gender roles and the negative impact of the sexualization of girls can talk about the importance of age-appropriate Halloween costumes for young children and teenagers. These members of the 2005-2007 APA...
10/21/2013 1:30 PM EDT
10/2/2013 4:45 PM EDT
Media advisory on immigration.
7/16/2013 9:00 AM EDT
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4/19/2013 9:00 AM EDT
4/2/2013 9:00 AM EDT
Q&A on seasonal affective disorder.
2/4/2013 10:10 AM EST
It’s back to school time, which means homework, after-school activities and, many parents hope, more regular bedtime routines. APA asked child sleep expert Joseph A. Buckhalt, PhD, five questions about sleep.
8/27/2012 12:00 PM EDT