American Psychologist

The American Psychologist is the official academic journal of the American Psychological Association. It contains archival documents and articles covering current issues in psychology, the science and practice of psychology, and psychology's contribution to public policy. According to the Journal Citation Reports, its 2009 impact factor is 6.537, ranking it 5th out of 111 journals in the category "Psychology, Multidisciplinary.

Publisher
American Psychological Association
Country
United States
History
1946 - present
Website
http://www.apa.org/pubs/journals/amp/index.aspx
Impact factor
6.537 (2009)

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Psychology & Psychiatry

Can you change your personality? Scientists say 'maybe'

It has long been believed that people can't change their personalities, which are largely stable and inherited. But a review of recent research in personality science points to the possibility that personality traits can ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Gasp! First audio map of oohs, aahs and uh-ohs spans 24 emotions

Ooh, surprise! Those spontaneous sounds we make to express everything from elation (woohoo) to embarrassment (oops) say a lot more about what we're feeling than previously understood, according to new UC Berkeley research.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Personality traits affect shelter at home compliance

A worldwide survey conducted during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic found that people with certain common personality traits were less likely to shelter at home when government policies were less restrictive, according ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

COVID-19 pandemic has negatively influenced subjective well-being

In addition to the medical and economic crisis, the COVID-19 pandemic has also affected many people's subjective well-being. This is the result of a long-term study by psychologists from Leipzig University and Saint Louis ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Loneliness did not appear to increase during pandemic: study

Contrary to expectations, the social (physical) distancing recommendations and stay-at-home orders put in place across the United States to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic did not lead to an uptick in loneliness ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

New Zealanders' attitudes changed after pandemic lockdown

In the first few weeks of the lockdown of New Zealand in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, residents reported a slight increase in mental distress but higher levels of confidence in the government, science and the police, ...

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