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Work, Stress, Health Conference Focuses on Role of Occupational Safety and Health in Economic Sustainability

The 11th International Conference on Occupational Stress and Health: Work, Stress and Health 2015: Sustainable Work, Sustainable Health, Sustainable Organizations. Opening session plenary panel, "Comprehensively Addressing Health Challenges for...
23-Apr-2015 9:00 AM EDT

Faculty in Doctoral Programs More Responsive to White Male Prospective Students, Research Finds

Faced with requests to meet with potential doctoral students of easily identifiable gender, race or ethnicity, faculty in almost every academic discipline are significantly more responsive to white males than to women and minorities, according to...
15-Apr-2015 11:30 PM EDT

A Grateful Heart Is a Healthier Heart

Recognizing and giving thanks for the positive aspects of life can result in improved mental, and ultimately physical, health in patients with asymptomatic heart failure, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.
9-Apr-2015 12:00 AM EDT

Research Debunks Commonly Held Belief About Narcissism

Contrary to popular belief, excessive use of first-person singular pronouns such as "I" and "me" does not necessarily indicate a narcissistic tendency, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.
5-Apr-2015 9:00 AM EDT

Study: Older Workers Bring Valuable Knowledge to the Job

In the workplace, age matters - but hiring or promoting based on age-related mental abilities can be a minefield, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association.
1-Apr-2015 2:25 PM EDT

Internet Searches Create Illusion of Personal Knowledge, Research Finds

Searching the Internet for information may make people feel smarter than they actually are, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association.
31-Mar-2015 9:15 AM EDT

How Much Math, Science Homework Is Too Much?

When it comes to adolescents with math and science homework, more isn't necessarily better -- an hour a day is optimal -- but doing it alone and regularly produces the biggest knowledge gain, according to research published by the American...
22-Mar-2015 9:00 AM EDT

Educating College Students on Drinking Risks Can Help Lessen Drinking Behaviors, but Only Temporarily, Study Finds

Briefly counseling college students on the dangers of binge drinking is effective in lowering heavy drinking levels among many students, but only temporarily. Three out of four will be right back where they started a year later, according to new...
2-Mar-2015 5:00 PM EST

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What Psychology Says About Materialism and the Holidays


Q&A on materialism.
16-Dec-2014 9:00 AM EST

Psychologist Offers Insight on Bullying and How to Prevent It


Child development expert Dorothy Espelage, PhD, discusses recent research
29-Sep-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Robin Williams Apparent Suicide, APA Experts Available to Discuss Suicide Risk, Treatment

12-Aug-2014 12:00 PM EDT

As Americans Age, Caregiving Challenges Increase


As people continue to live longer, more Americans are caring for someone with a chronic condition, disability or old age. According to the Caregiver Action Network, there are approximately 90 million family caregivers in the U.S. today and two out...
9-Jun-2014 9:00 AM EDT

Experts Available to Discuss Military Mental Health, PTSD, Shooting Violence

3-Apr-2014 3:50 PM EDT

Psychologists Available to Discuss Child Abuse Prevention

An estimated 1,640 children died from abuse or neglect in the United States in 2012, while another 686,000 were victims of abuse, according to the most recent federal statistics. Psychologists who work with children and parents can explain why abuse...
31-Mar-2014 3:00 PM EDT

As Sochi Olympics Begin, Experts Can Discuss Significance of Obama's Call for Gay Athletes to Lead Delegation

President Barack Obama’s choice of openly gay and lesbian athletes to represent the U.S. government at the Sochi Winter Olympics gives psychologists an opportunity to educate a global audience about how interaction between heterosexual and...
5-Feb-2014 2:45 PM EST

Psychologists Available To Discuss Teen Dating Violence

Rather than Valentine’s Day treats from a romantic partner, many teens face a serious threat of violence in their dating relationships. Every year, nearly 1.5 million high school students nationwide experience physical abuse from a dating partner,...
29-Jan-2014 9:00 AM EST

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