APA offers inclusive language guidelines

These guidelines aim to raise awareness, guide learning, and support the use of culturally sensitive terms and phrases

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Computer-, smartphone-based treatments effective at reducing symptoms of depression

Promising alternative to address increasing mental health needs due to pandemic, study says

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New billing disclosure requirements take effect in 2022

Psychologists will need to provide estimated costs of services before starting treatment.

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Speaking of Psychology: Psychology takes toys seriously, with Barry Kudrowitz, PhD, and Doris Bergen, PhD

Speaking of Psychology: Psychology takes toys seriously, with Barry Kudrowitz, PhD, and Doris Bergen, PhD

What makes something a good toy? Why do some toys stand the test of time while others fizzle out after one season? How has technology changed the way kids play with toys? Does gender affect kids’ toy choices?

Speaking of Psychology: The secret to being a “SuperAger,” with Emily Rogalski, PhD

Speaking of Psychology: The secret to being a “SuperAger,” with Emily Rogalski, PhD

Emily Rogalski, PhD, talks about what sets 'SuperAgers' apart, how their brains differ from the brains of people who age in a more typical way, and what might we learn from studying SuperAgers that could, potentially, help the rest of us to age better.

Speaking of Psychology: Tightwads and spendthrifts: How emotions drive our shopping behavior, with Scott Rick, PhD

Speaking of Psychology: Tightwads and spendthrifts: How emotions drive our shopping behavior, with Scott Rick, PhD

Scott Rick, PhD, who researches consumer financial decision-making, discusses how emotions drive buying behaviors, why some people spend money easily while others find it difficult, whether 'retail therapy' actually works, and why Black Friday sales seem irresistible.

 

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