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How Do Close Relationships Lead to Longer Life?

While recent research has shown that loneliness can play a role in early death, psychologists are also concerned with the mechanisms by which social relationships and close personal ties affect health. A special issue of American Psychologist, the...
31-Aug-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

APA Statement on President Trump’s Decision to End DACA

The American Psychological Association expressed its concern in response to the Trump administration’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, and urged Congress to pass legislation reinstating protections...
6-Sep-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

APA Calls on President to Preserve 'Dreamers' Program

The American Psychological Association called on President Trump today to protect the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, noting that ending it would break up families and derail many young immigrants’ chances for a quality...
31-Aug-2017 9:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

APA Offers Resources for Dealing with Racism, Aftermath of Charlottesville Violence

The American Psychological Association has many resources available for the media and the public in covering and dealing with the aftermath of the recent violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.
14-Aug-2017 2:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Secret to Happiness May Include More Unpleasant Emotions

People may be happier when they feel the emotions they desire, even if those emotions are unpleasant, such as anger or hatred, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.
10-Aug-2017 4:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

So Lonely I Could Die

Social isolation, loneliness could be greater threat to public health than obesity, researchers say
27-Jul-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Can Discrimination Contribute to Feelings of Radicalization?

Lack of cultural identity, marginalization related to Muslim immigrants’ support for extremism, research finds
27-Jul-2017 1:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Understanding How Persuasion Works Can Make Consumers More Savvy

It’s not just art, it’s science, psychologist says
27-Jul-2017 1:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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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

The Psychology of Transgender


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19-Nov-2015 12:05 AM EST

Experts Available to Talk About Psychology Related to School Shootings

Media advisory on Oregon school shooting.
2-Oct-2015 2:30 PM EDT

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