19 Sep 2017

Practice Management Insights Booklet

Practice Management Insights Booklet

Too few psychology training programs offer guidance on the nuts and bolts of opening and running a practice, such as how to find office space, choose an electronic records system and protect against malpractice claims. “Practice Management Insights” seeks to fill those knowledge gaps by giving psychology practitioners the support they need to provide high-quality services in today’s increasingly competitive marketplace.

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05 Jul 2017

A Collection of Basic Experimental Psychology Articles Booklet

A Collection of Basic Experimental Psychology Articles Booklet
This booklet, A Collection of Basic Experimental Psychology Articles, features articles on some timely topics, including how the Internet inflates people’s estimates of their own knowledge and how mobile technology can be used to crowd source data collection for psychological research.
 
If you enjoy these articles, don’t stop here. APA’s Journals Program maintains a database of hundreds of papers on basic experimental psychology. And as an APA member, you enjoy highly discounted access that enables you to explore these and other research topics online at www.apa.org/pubs/journals.

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30 Jun 2017

A Collection of Core Psychology Articles Booklet

A Collection of Core Psychology Articles Booklet

This booklet, A Collection of Core Psychology Articles from APA’s publishing office, drills down into some of the most fascinating topics in the field, from personality disorders to youth violence and homelessness.

If you enjoy these articles, don’t stop here. APA’s Journals Program maintains a database of hundreds of papers on core psychology. And as an APA member, you enjoy highly discounted access that enables you to explore these and other research topics online at www.apa.org/pubs/journals.

 

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23 May 2017

A Collection of Educational Psychology Articles Booklet

A Collection of Educational Psychology Articles Booklet

Psychologists working in the field of education study how people learn and retain knowledge. Their research unlocks clues about the way people process information that can help every student learn.

This booklet, A Collection of Educational Psychology Articles from APA Journals, zeroes in on a range of educational issues from student challenges in learning mathematics to improving teacher-student relationships.

If you enjoy these articles, don’t stop here. APA’s Journals Program maintains a database of hundreds of papers on educational psychology. And as an APA member, you enjoy highly discounted access that enables you to explore these and other research topics online at www.apa.org/pubs/journals.

 

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22 May 2017

A Collection of Clinical Psychology Articles Booklet

A Collection of Clinical Psychology Articles Booklet

Clinical psychology is a complex and diverse specialty area within psychology. It addresses a breadth of mental, emotional and behavioral disorders, integrating the science of psychology with the prevention, assessment, diagnosis and treatment of a wide variety of complicated human problems. Clinical psychologists help people live healthier lives, applying the research and science of behavior change to the problems their patients experience.

This booklet, A Collection of Clinical Psychology Articles from APA Journals, highlights recent papers on everything from post-traumatic stress disorder to medication for childhood depression and the role of self-determination in mental health recovery.

If you enjoy these articles, don’t stop here. APA’s Journals Program maintains a database of hundreds of papers on clinical psychology. And as an APA member, you enjoy highly discounted access that enables you to explore these and other research topics online at www.apa.org/pubs/journals.

 

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21 Apr 2017

A Collection of Health Psychology & Medicine Articles Booklet

A Collection of Health Psychology & Medicine Articles Booklet

Health psychology and medicine examines how biological, social and psychological factors influence health and illness. Health psychologists use psychological science to promote health, prevent illness and improve health care systems.

This booklet, A Collection of Health Psychology & Medicine Articles, covers a range of topics—from sleep loss among teens to the heightened risk of hospitalization among older adults—and highlights some of the most innovative research in recent years.

If you enjoy these articles, don’t stop here. APA’s Journals Program maintains a database of hundreds of papers on health psychology and medicine, and as an APA member you enjoy highly discounted access that enables you to explore these and other research topics online at www.apa.org/pubs/journals.

 

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21 Apr 2017

A Collection of Forensic Psychology Articles Booklet

A Collection of Forensic Psychology Articles Booklet

Forensic psychology is primarily intended to provide professional psychological expertise within the judicial and legal systems. The distinctiveness of forensic psychology is its advanced knowledge and skills reflecting the intersection of legal theory, procedures and law with clinical issues, practice and ethics.

This booklet, A Collection of Forensic Psychology Articles, highlights some of the leading psychological research today on topics ranging from sexual assault on college campuses to police community partnerships.

When curating this selection of articles, APA’s scientific staff drew from four of the leading journals on forensic psychology. We encourage you to visit these journals on our website at www.apa.org/pubs/journals where you can access them as well as hundreds of papers in the field of forensic psychology.

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06 Apr 2017

A Collection of Neuroscience & Cognition Articles Booklet

A Collection of Neuroscience & Cognition Articles Booklet

Cognitive psychologists, sometimes called brain scientists, study how the human brain works—how we think, remember and learn. They apply psychological science to understand how we perceive events and make decisions.

This booklet, A Collection of Neuroscience & Cognition Articles, features some of the most influential scholars and cutting-edge scientific researchers on topics that range from increasing cognitive reserves to an analysis of learning and recall.

In curating this selection of articles, APA’s scientific staff drew from half a dozen scholarly APA journals and publications that focus on the latest neuroscience and cognition research. APA’s Journals Program houses hundreds of academic papers in this field, and you can access them by visiting the journals area on our website at www.apa.org/pubs/journals and browsing by subject: Neuroscience & Cognition.

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06 Apr 2017

A Collection of Industrial and Organizational Psychology Articles from APA Journals Booklet

A Collection of Industrial and Organizational Psychology Articles from APA Journals Booklet

Industrial and organizational (IO) psychologists focus on the behavior of employees in the workplace. They apply psychological principles and research methods to improve the overall work environment, including performance, communication, professional satisfaction and safety.

This booklet, A Collection of Industrial and Organizational Psychology Articles, provides a window into some of the latest research in IO psychology, ranging from studies on leadership development to managing coworker conflicts.

In curating this selection of articles, APA’s scientific staff drew from 15 scholarly APA journals and publications that focus on the latest industrial and organizational psychology research. APA’s Journals Program houses hundreds of academic papers in this field, and you can access them by visiting the journals area on our website at www.apa.org/pubs/journals and browsing by subject: Industrial/Organizational Psychology & Management.

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30 Mar 2017

Surviving and Thriving in Academia: A Guide for Members of Marginalized Groups

Surviving and Thriving in Academia: A Guide for Members of Marginalized Groups

Surviving and Thriving in Academia: A Guide for Members of Marginalized Groups, is for women and psychologists of color pursuing careers in academia, including African Americans/Blacks, American Indians/Native Americans, Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders, Latinas/os/Hispanics, White women (in some contexts), and the potential issues regarding intersectionality for these populations with other identities (i.e., sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, etc.). 

There are four overarching goals:

  1. Provide an overview of the current political landscape in academia.
  2. Assist new PhDs in seeking and selecting jobs that effectively complement their personal mix of skills and career goals.
  3. Help faculty members maximize their chances of gaining promotion and tenure.
  4. Identify strategies for moving on after the promotion and tenure decision.

It was written and reviewed by psychologists who have experienced or have close personal knowledge of the opportunities and special challenges academia poses for traditionally marginalized groups. It has been developed as a guide, reference, and resource.

 

The survival guide is an updated and revised edition of a guide first published in 1992 by the American Psychological Association (APA) Committee on Women in Psychology (CWP). In 1998, the guide was updated as the result of a collaborative effort between CWP and the APA Commission on Ethnic Minority Recruitment, Retention, and Training in Psychology (CEMRRAT). This third edition is designed to address changes that have taken place since the production of the second edition in 1998, which may dramatically affect the level of success, even the survival, of women and psychologists of color pursuing careers in academic environments and/or in private practice. This third edition is once again a collaborative effort between the CEMRRAT2 Task Force and CWP.

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