Media Advisory and Press Kit: American Psychological Association's 123rd Annual Convention Aug. 6-9, Toronto, Ontario
This online press kit includes media advisories and press releases for specific convention sessions or events. All press releases are embargoed for the time of presentation unless otherwise noted.
28-Jul-2015 12:05 PM EDT
As concerns about police bias continue to affect communities, the psychology of racial bias and interracial distrust will be the focus of various presentations at the American Psychological Association’s 123rd Annual Convention.
28-Jul-2015 11:05 AM EDT
A little more than a month after the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed the right to same-sex marriage nationwide, psychologists will present research into such families at the American Psychological Association’s 123rd Annual Convention.
28-Jul-2015 11:05 AM EDT
Advertisers hoping to sway consumers might want to rethink running spots within media with violent or sexual themes, and might do better if the ads themselves have a G-rating, according to a study published by the American Psychological Association....
21-Jul-2015 12:05 AM EDT
Contrary to popular belief, cyberbullying that starts and stays online is no more emotionally harmful to youngsters than harassment that only occurs in-person and may actually be less disturbing because it's likelier to be of shorter duration and...
3-Jun-2015 12:00 AM EDT
Holding cynical beliefs about others may have a negative effect on your income according to research published by the American Psychological Association.
28-May-2015 12:00 AM EDT
Inducing a sense of awe in people can promote altruistic, helpful and positive social behavior according to research published by the American Psychological Association.
19-May-2015 12:00 AM EDT
A special issue of American Psychologist provides a comprehensive review of over 40 years of research on bullying among school age youth, documenting the current understanding of the complexity of the issue and suggesting directions for future...
14-May-2015 12:00 AM EDT
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5-May-2015 12:30 PM EDT
Q&A on materialism.
16-Dec-2014 9:00 AM EST
Child development expert Dorothy Espelage, PhD, discusses recent research
29-Sep-2014 10:00 AM EDT
12-Aug-2014 12:00 PM EDT
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
3-Apr-2014 3:50 PM EDT
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