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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 astronauts trapped in a confined space for months with no escape, according to a paper published in...
21-May-2018 2:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Website Guides Users of APA Style Journal Article Reporting Standards

WASHINGTON -- The American Psychological Association has launched a website to guide researchers in psychology in using the APA Style Journal Article Reporting Standards, which are aimed at enhancing the quality of published research by promoting...
15-May-2018 9:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

In Era of #MeToo, Majority of Employees Say Their Employers Fail to Take New Steps Addressing Sexual Harassment

The spotlight on workplace sexual harassment since fall 2017 has led to high-profile resignations, terminations and lawsuits. And while the revelations and consequences have prompted ongoing, national conversations about appropriate behavior, only...
11-May-2018 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

APA Names Chief of Professional Practice

WASHINGTON – Jared L. Skillings, PhD, ABPP, has been named chief of professional practice of the American Psychological Association, responsible for promoting the practice of psychology and the availability of behavioral health services through...
8-May-2018 3:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

American Psychological Association Commemorates Mental Health Awareness Month with Series of Special Activities

The American Psychological Association is honoring Mental Health Awareness Month in May with a range of activities aimed at providing important insights into the status of mental health for minority and vulnerable communities and finding solutions...
30-Apr-2018 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Let It Go: Mental Breaks After Work Improve Sleep

WASHINGTON -- If you’ve had a bad day at work thanks to rude colleagues, doing something fun and relaxing after you punch out could net you a better night’s sleep.
19-Apr-2018 4:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Magination Press Moves Up Publication Date of Book to Help Children Understand Police Shootings

Magination Press, the children’s book imprint of the American Psychological Association, has moved the publication date of “Something Happened in Our Town,” a book to help children understand and deal with police shootings of civilians, to May...
12-Apr-2018 1:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

APA Statement Regarding Transgender Individuals Serving in Military

WASHINGTON -- Following is a statement by Arthur C. Evans Jr., PhD, regarding President Trump’s placing new limits on transgender individuals serving in the military:
26-Mar-2018 2:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Emotions and Mindset Are Critical to Success of Meeting Between President Trump and Kim Jong Un, According to Psychologist Daniel Shapiro, PhD, Conflict Resolution Expert

4-May-2018 12:00 PM EDT

APA Offers Research, Experts on Sexual Harassment Prevention in the Workplace

As you report on the ongoing allegations and reports of high-profile workplace sexual harassment and assaults, resources are available for companies that are evaluating their own sexual harassment prevention policies and training programs....
29-Nov-2017 3:20 PM EST

Experts Available to Discuss Suicide Risk, Treatment Ahead of Suicide Prevention Week

8-Sep-2017 3:05 PM EDT

Psychologists Available to Discuss Charlottesville Violence

As you are reporting on various aspects of the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, psychologists are available to discuss how white supremacy, racism and prejudice can lead to extremism, how police should handle potentially violent demonstrations...
14-Aug-2017 4:40 PM EDT

Psychologists Available to Discuss Psychology of Deception

With the growing disagreement between the White House and the media over what constitutes fact, the American Psychological Association has made available psychology experts who can comment on the issue of deception, including why some people...
25-Jan-2017 2:30 PM EST

Psychology Expert on the Effect of Long-Term Exposure to Fake News and Tips to Defend Against It

14-Dec-2016 1:05 PM EST

Psychologists Available to Discuss World AIDS Day

29-Nov-2016 9:00 AM EST

Psychologists Available to Discuss Causes, Treatment of PTSD Among Servicemembers

With discussion in the presidential campaign of servicemembers and military veterans who experience post-traumatic stress disorder, psychologists are available to talk about the research behind the latest understanding and treatment of PTSD.
4-Oct-2016 2:45 PM EDT

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