What draws us to
are studying how Facebook so
successfully lures us in.
‘Like’ it, or not
Psychology professors are
making courses a feature of
their students’ Facebook feeds
in an effort to enliven class
and enhance learning.
Building more internships
APA has disbursed its first ‘internship stimulus’
awards to help institutions build much-needed
More PTSD among homeless vets
Homeless Iraq and Afghanistan veterans are more
likely to be haunted by PTSD than homeless vets
of previous eras.
The pre-Alzheimer’s brain
Neuropsychologists are among those
identifying precursors to Alzheimer’s
— work that someday might lead
to treatments to slow the disease’s
Trash the ash
Curbing tobacco use — especially among
vulnerable populations — requires targeting anti-smoking messages just as effectively as tobacco
companies hawk cigarettes, said attendees at
APA’s Tobacco Health Disparities meeting.
Psychologists are using distraction,
exposure therapy and other strategies
to ease anxiety among children who
face surgeries and other medical
I/O psychology goes to Mars
Research by industrial-organizational
psychologists is guiding efforts to promote team
cohesion among astronauts during the longest-ever manned space voyage: NASA’s planned 2030
trip to Mars.
Not your grandfather’s CE
Continuing education is becoming
more interactive, applied and
research-based than ever before.