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APA Calls Upon Congress to Oppose American Health Care Act

Expresses concern to House leaders over Congressional Budget Office analysis APA Press Release / Thursday, March 16, 2017 / Contact: Jim Sliwa / (202) 336-5707 / jsliwa@apa.org WASHINGTON — The American Psychological Association and its affiliated APA Practice Organization sent a letter to congressional leaders stating their opposition to the American Health Care Act after a…

Black History Month Celebration

Arkansas Psychological Association (ArPA) Celebrates Black History Month Patricia L. Griffen, PhD, Former President of ArPA The initial national recognition of the history of black people in America was founded by Dr. Carter G. Woodson in 1926 as “Negro History Week.” Carter G. Woodson was the son of a slave, born in New Canton, Virginia…

Politics and False Information

Political Affiliation Can Predict How People Will React to False Information About Threats February 2, 2017   How liberal or conservative a person is predicts how likely they are to believe information about potential hazards, according to research forthcoming in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. The study found that people…

Press Release: Tips for a Heart Healthy Lifestyle

Simple steps to reduce your risk of heart disease Arkansas Psychologists and APA Offer Tips for a Heart Healthy Lifestyle Arkansas Psychological Association P.O. Box 21220     Little Rock, AR 72221     (501) 614-6500     Fax (501) 224-0988     www.arpapsych.org For Immediate Release February 1, 2017 Contact: Kristin J. Addison-Brown, PhD Telephone: 870-203-6085 Email: neaneuropsych@gmail.com Website: arpapsych.org arpapsych.com…

Happy Birthday, ADA!

The ADA 26 Years Old This guest post is submitted by LaKesha Whitman, associate director of The Center for Exceptional Families in Jonesboro, Arkansas. It originally appeared on the blog, Neuro-a-Musings, of neuropsychologist Dr. Kristin Addison-Brown: http://neaneuropsychology.weebly.com/blog-neuro-a-musings. The Americans with Disabilities Act celebrates the 26th anniversary of its signing by George H. W. Bush, on July…

Kudos to the ArPA Diversity Committee

On yesterday, July 14th, 2016, under the leadership of Drs. Khiela Holmes and Nick Rios, the ArPA Diversity Committee convened a community gathering at Christ Church in Little Rock. The topic of discussion was, “Affirming The Transgender Community – A Discussion with Local Leaders.”   Panelists included: Dr. Janet Cathey – OB/GYN with the UAMS Gender…