Tag Archive for American Psychological Association

Improving Children’s Eating Habits

Psychologists Offer Tips to Improve Children’s Eating Habits It’s Never too Late, says Arkansas Psychologist Little Rock, Arkansas, November 2018 – Parents and caregivers play an important role when it comes to children’s eating habits. By taking steps early, you can help to improve and establish healthy eating habits for the whole family. Research shows…

Progressive Taxation, Income Inequality, and Happiness

Psychology research provides new input on the association(s) between progressive taxation, income inequality, and happiness A recent article from the American Psychological Association publication, the American Psychologist, links the policy of “progressive taxation” with increased happiness among poorer Americans, but- contrary to expectation- it was NOT associated with decreased happiness among richer Americans. Authors Shigehiro…

APA PRESIDENT CONNECTS BLACK HISTORY MONTH TO PSYCHOLOGY Press release from the American Psychological Association (APA), February 8, 2018 WASHINGTON — Following is the statement of Jessica Henderson Daniel, PhD, president of the American Psychological Association, to mark Black History Month: “During Black History Month, I am particularly proud to celebrate some of the many African-American…

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…

APA Endorses March for Science

Calls on psychologists and allies to participate Press Release from the American Psychological Association (APA) Thursday, March 9, 2017 / Contact: Kim I. Mills / (202) 336-6058 / kmills@apa.org WASHINGTON – The American Psychological Association has signed on as an official partner of the upcoming March for Science, calling it a demonstration of the importance…

MLK’s Challenge to Psychology

Fifty years ago and six months before he was assassinated, Martin Luther King Jr. addressed the American Psychological Association. In September, 1967, Martin Luther King Jr., was only 38-years-old but already president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize when he took the podium at APA’s Annual Convention in…