APA promotes research in psychology, the improvement of research methods, and the application of research findings.

Science News

Psychological Science Agenda

Science Spotlight

Introducing APA's New Science Newsletter, your source for the most relevant news and information for psychological scientists, by psychological scientists.

Highlights in Psychological Research

Highlights in Psychological Research

Summaries of selected articles and research trends in journals published by APA and audio podcasts featuring interviews with authors.

Popular Resources

Career paths in psychology

With its diverse subfields and many applications, psychology offers a broad array of career paths for individuals at the bachelor’s, graduate, or doctoral level.

Science Directorate

One of APA's four directorates, the APA's Science Directorate's mission is to communicate, facilitate, promote and represent psychological science and scientists.

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Essential Science Conversations

Join APA for a regular webinar series, where panelists and audience members can engage in an open dialogue about emerging topics in psychological science.

Author guidelines

Preparing Manuscripts for Publication

This guide for new authors outlines the process of preparing and submitting a scholarly manuscript for publication in a psychology journal.

Guidelines for Ethical Conduct in the Care and Use of Nonhuman Animals in Research

Guidelines for Ethical Conduct in the Care and Use of Nonhuman Animals in Research

APA’s official statement on the proper conduct of animal research.

Technology, Mind and Society 2021

Technology, Mind and Society 2021

Join scientists, industry leaders, practitioners, students, and policy-makers in exploring the critical role psychology plays in the design, use, adoption, and impact of technology and the AI that powers it. Registration now open.

Interdisciplinary Joint Faculty Appointments

Interdisciplinary Joint Faculty Appointments

In this guide for psychological scientists and academic administrators, APA’s Board of Scientific Affairs describes best practices for supporting faculty members who cross departmental boundaries.

APA Journals and Databases

Summaries of selected articles and research trends in journals published by APA and audio podcasts featuring interviews with authors.

ICON-psycinfo APA PsycInfo®
Abstracts and index records.

PsyARTICLES APA PsycArticles®
Full-text journal articles.

Journals APA and Affiliate Journals
Scholarly journals covering the spectrum of psychology

Last updated: July 2021Date created: July 2008