1 Jul

In the U.S., the suicide rate has been rising since 1999, while for many other countries, the rates have been falling. (Weir, K. Worrying trends in U.S. suicide rates. Monitor on Psychology, 2019, 50(3), 24-26)


27 Jun

There is a subs

There is a substantial body of evidence that supports that telepsychology is as effective as in-person psychotherapy with better retention rates for non-psychotic disorders such as depression, anxiety, and adjustment disorders. (Greenbaum, Z. How well is telepsychology working? Monitor on Psychology, 2020. 51(5) 46-51)


21 Jun

Just a few hours of sleep loss make people more irritable and likely to react with anger. (In brief. Tired and irritable. Monitor on Psychology, 2019, 50(3), p. 18)

Gender Roles

19 Jun

A study found that when young women believe that more men are willing to be stay-at-home dads, they are more able to envision themselves as the primary breadwinners for their families. (In brief, Changing gender roles. Monitor on Psychology, 2019,50(3), p. 14.


11 Jun

Those who remember their relationships with their parents as being more supportive generally have better physical health and less depression. (In brief. Good memories, good health. Monitor on Psychology, 2019, 50(1), p. 14)


9 Jun

John Dewey: Democracy has to reborn anew every generation, and education is its midwife.


29 May

Self-esteem peaks at age 60. (In brief. Confidence increases with age. Monitor on Psychology, 2018, 49(11), p. 15)


25 May

Ross Perot: Failures are like skinned knees, painful but superficial.


21 May

Researchers analyzed the texts of the full Congressional Record from 1996 to 2015 and found that in times when Congress was more civil, public opinion polls rated Congress higher. It seems that people do value civility. (In brief. Civil Response. Monitor on Psychology, 49(11), 13-14)


18 May

A study has found that when people make decisions based on intuition, they are more likely to report that these decisions reflect their true selves than when they make decisions based on reason. (In brief. Trust your gut. Monitor on Psychology, 2018, 49(11), p. 12)