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Statement of APA President Regarding Executive Order Rescinding Immigrant Family Separation Policy

Following is the statement of APA President Jessica Henderson Daniel, PhD, in response to President Trump’s signing an executive order ending the separation of immigrant children from their parents:
20-Jun-2018 5:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

American Psychological Association's 126th Annual Convention, Aug. 9 - 12, 2018, San Francisco

The American Psychological Association’s 126th annual convention will take place Aug. 9–12, 2018, at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.
20-Jun-2018 4:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Racial/Ethnic and Sexual Minority Males Among Unhealthiest People in America, Report Finds

Men in the United States tend to have more privilege, wealth and career success than women, yet they lead shorter and unhealthier lives. This reality is compounded for men of color and sexual minority men, who are among the unhealthiest people in...
18-Jun-2018 12:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Helicopter Parenting May Negatively Affect Children's Emotional Well-Being, Behavior

WASHINGTON -- It’s natural for parents to do whatever they can to keep their children safe and healthy, but children need space to learn and grow on their own, without Mom or Dad hovering over them, according to new research published by the...
13-Jun-2018 4:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Are You Really You When You're Hungry?

What makes someone go from simply being hungry to full-on “hangry”? More than just a simple drop in blood sugar, this combination of hunger and anger may be a complicated emotional response involving an interplay of biology, personality and...
7-Jun-2018 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

APA Disappointed and Concerned About Supreme Court Cakeshop Ruling

WASHINGTON – Following is a statement from APA President Jessica Henderson Daniel, PhD, on the Supreme Court ruling on the Masterpiece Cakeshop case:
4-Jun-2018 4:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Statement of APA President Regarding the Traumatic Effects of Separating Immigrant Families

Following is the statement of APA President Jessica Henderson Daniel, PhD, regarding the deleterious impact on the health and well-being of children and families who are separated as they seek to enter the United States without proper documentation:
29-May-2018 4:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites


WASHINGTON – APA fellow David G. Myers, PhD, and his wife, Carol, have donated $1 million to the American Psychological Foundation.
29-May-2018 11:55 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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