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From Policies Espoused by Trump to Brexit, Is Globalization Dying?

Rising political polarization, incivility and violence have led many people to ask, “What on earth is going on in America?” In the keynote address at the American Psychological Association’s 124th Annual Convention, renowned social...
27-Jul-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

When It Comes to Empathy, Don't Always Trust Your Gut

Is empathy the result of gut intuition or careful reasoning? Research published by the American Psychological Association suggests that, contrary to popular belief, the latter may be more the case.
22-Jul-2016 12:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

APA Provides Resources for Coping with Police Shooting, Terrorism Anxiety

Taking a break from the news and limiting how much news children watch are among the recommendations for coping with stress and anxiety related to the recent police and civilian shootings, as well as terrorism attacks, according to resources posted...
18-Jul-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Veils, Headscarves May Improve Observers' Ability to Judge Truthfulness, Study Finds

Contrary to the opinions of some courts, it is easier to determine the truthfulness of a woman wearing a headscarf or even a veil that leaves only her eyes exposed than a woman wearing no head covering at all, according to research published by the...
28-Jun-2016 12:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

American Psychological Association's 124th Annual Convention Aug. 4 - 7, 2016, Denver

The American Psychological Association’s 124th annual convention will take place Aug. 4–7, 2016 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver.
21-Jun-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Take a Picture, You'll Enjoy It More

While you might think photo-taking would detract from the enjoyment of everyday activities, research published by the American Psychological Association suggests that people who take photos of their experiences usually enjoy the events more than...
9-Jun-2016 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Facing Suicide Attempts as a Teenager Could Predict Heart Disease Later in Life

Teenagers, particularly boys, who try to kill themselves or are close with someone who attempted suicide could face a higher rate of risk factors for heart disease in their twenties, according to research published by the American Psychological...
7-Jun-2016 12:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Workplace Well-Being Linked to Senior Leadership Support, New Survey Finds

Despite the prevalence of workplace wellness efforts, only one-third of American workers say they regularly participate in the health promotion programs provided by their employer, according to a new survey by the American Psychological Association.
27-May-2016 12:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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

The Social Psychology of Religion, Prejudice and Intergroup Processes

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The following feature was produced by the American Psychological Association. You may reprint it in its entirety or in part. We only request that you credit APA as the source. We also have provided a photograph of Rowatt for reprinting.
5-May-2015 12:30 PM EDT

What Psychology Says About Materialism and the Holidays

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

Psychologist Offers Insight on Bullying and How to Prevent It

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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

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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

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