26Can you teach an old
guitarist new licks?
11 Mental health
scarce at community
12 APA weighs in on the
life without parole
for juvenile offenders
12 APA praises court’s
support for equality
13 New mobile
14 NIH offers free
9 From the CEO
16 In Brief
30 Random Sample
75 Speaking of
GOVERNMENT RELATIONS UPDATE
A boost for integrated care
Federal funding is helping to integrate psychology into health
care and build a more skilled psychology workforce.
‘America’s first sport psychologist’
In 1938, Chicago Cubs owner Philip K. Wrigley hired
experimental psychologist Coleman Griffith — and didn’t
listen to a thing he said.
Can you teach an old guitarist new licks?
Cognitive psychologist Gary Marcus spent his sabbatical
learning to play guitar, and putting to rest the fallacy that new
skills are just for kids.
EARLY CAREER PSYCHOLOGY
Navigating the dual-career track
Resources like the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
can help academic couples overcome the hurdles of finding two
academic jobs in one place.
Linking patients, bolstering research
Neuropsychologist Paul Wicks’s skills as a researcher have
made him invaluable to the success of a social networking
site for patients.
The pain of social rejection
As far as the brain is concerned, a broken heart may not be so
different from a broken arm.
NEW JOURNAL EDITORS
Solving global challenges
The new editor of the Journal of Psychotherapy Integration
will encourage a science-practice dialogue.
A home base for multiple fields
The new Journal of Neuroscience, Psychology and Economics
editors, Daniel Houser and Bernd Weber, will bring together
disparate researchers to answer the tough questions.
AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL FOUNDATION
Thanks to our donors
APF thanks those who paid tribute to colleagues, mentors and
loved ones by making a gift to the foundation in 2011. Their
generosity ensures the future of psychology and honors the
people who have helped make a difference in your life.
Awards and funding opportunities 87