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Killer Whales Share Personality Traits with Humans, Chimpanzees

Killer whales display personality traits similar to those of humans and chimpanzees, such as playfulness, cheerfulness and affection, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association.
13-Nov-2018 4:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

APA Names First Open Science and Methodology Chair to Deepen Commitment to Data Sharing, Transparency in Science

The American Psychological Association has named Steve W.J. Kozlowski, PhD, as its first open science and methodology chair, responsible for working with the association’s authors, reviewers, editors and publications board to understand and...
8-Nov-2018 2:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

APA Elects Consultant Sandra L. Shullman President

WASHINGTON – Sandra L. Shullman PhD, a consulting psychologist internationally known in leadership assessment and development, has been elected 2020 president of the American Psychological Association.
8-Nov-2018 1:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

'Bargaining While Black' May Lead to Lower Salaries

African-American job candidates are more likely to receive lower salaries in hiring negotiations when racially biased evaluators believe they have negotiated too much, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.
7-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

APA Decries Proposal Allowing Indefinite Detention of Immigrant Children

The American Psychological Association voiced opposition to a proposed rule that would allow the Departments of Homeland Security and Health and Human Services to detain immigrant children with their families indefinitely.
6-Nov-2018 3:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

Happy Childhood Memories Linked to Better Health Later in Life

People who have fond memories of childhood, specifically their relationships with their parents, tend to have better health, less depression and fewer chronic illnesses as older adults, according to research published by the American Psychological...
1-Nov-2018 11:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

APA Stress in America™ Survey: Generation Z Stressed About Issues in the News but Least Likely to Vote

Headline issues, from immigration to sexual assault, are causing significant stress among members of Generation Z – those between ages 15 and 21 – with mass shootings topping the list of stressful current events, according to the American...
29-Oct-2018 4:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Thrill-Seeking, Search for Meaning Fuel Political Violence

WASHINGTON – What drives someone to support or participate in politically or religiously motivated acts of violence, and what can be done to prevent them? While one factor may be a search for meaning in life, research published by the American...
29-Oct-2018 11:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Psychologists Available to Talk About Impact of Separating Immigrant Children and Parents

12-Jun-2018 4:30 PM EDT

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

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