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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…

Electromagnetic Fields: Comfort from Science

Electromagnetic Fields & Parental Panics: A case study in how science can bring comfort by Julie Frantsve-Hawley Submitted by Dr. Bob Doyle I am a scientist in the field of evidence-based medicine and public health. Basically, I am a science translator and communicator. I help healthcare workers use current science when treating patients, and developing…

Science or Religion? Or Both?

Recent research has attempted to address the age-old perceived conflict between science and religion. A write-up in Case Western Reserve University’s online news source, *Think*, states, “Clashes between the use of faith vs. scientific evidence to explain the world around us dates back centuries and is perhaps most visible today in the arguments between evolution…

I Saw Her Again Last Night: A Vision for Change in Psychology

I Saw Her Again Last Night….  A Vision for Change in Psychology Pat DeLeon, former APA President – Division 29 The Very Best of APA: The annual APA Practice Directorate State Leadership Conference (SLC) continues to be the highlight of my APA year. This spring 530 colleagues, including an impressive number of early career psychologists…

Achieving Diversty – Assoc. For Psychological Sciences

Achieving Diversity Association for Psychological Sciences Presidential Column By Elizabeth A. Phelps Psychological research has shown the value of diversity in improving the quality of decisions while also promoting social and cultural goals of providing equal opportunity regardless of social-group membership. Although we generally think of diversity goals as assuring that every person of equal talent has…