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
Impact factor
6.537 (2009)

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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

New study says time-outs for children have an unwarranted bad rap

Time-out as a method of discipline for toddlers and young children is a hot topic among parents and educators. Is it harmful? Does it damage the attachment bond between parent and child? New research says no. It is still ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

American girls read and write better than boys

As early as the fourth grade, girls perform better than boys on standardized tests in reading and writing, and as they get older that achievement gap widens even more, according to research published by the American Psychological ...

Oncology & Cancer

A behavioral intervention for cancer patients that works

This is a story about something rare in health psychology: a treatment that has gone from scientific discovery, through development and testing, to dissemination and successful implementation nationwide.

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