62 Is technology ruining
Not according to public
health researcher Michele
Ybarra, who outlined why, in
general, there is little cause
66 Facebook: Friend or foe?
Children and teens’ overuse
of social media is linked to
lower grades, poor health
and symptoms of potential
mental health problems, new
68 The promise of Web 3.0
The behavioral scientist
behind eHarmony said
today’s Web technology
offers rich possibilities for
70 NIMH invests in IT
The institute seeks to fund
interventions that are
‘pushing the envelope.’
71 Science Directions:
in the digital age.
Boosting minority achievement
New research points to ways to help minority
Helping new Americans find their way
An APA presidential task force has identified the
students reach greater academic heights, said
complex issues facing immigrants — and ways
Claude Steele, PhD, in his APA 2011 Annual
psychologists can help them thrive.
Convention keynote address.
Segregation’s ongoing legacy
Where’s the progress?
Your neighborhood can affect your health, to the
Despite decades of work, the educational
detriment of many racial and ethnic-minority
achievement gap between whites and ethnic
groups, according to psychologist Brian Smedley.
minorities continues, said speakers at an APA
Subtle and stunning slights
They may be unintentional, but
And social justice for all
microaggressions leave lasting hurt, say
In her presidential address, Melba J. T. Vasquez
outlined areas where psychological research has
secured justice and called for continued work to
safeguard health-care reform.
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