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Michalski, Daniel S.; Cope, Caroline; Fowler, Garth A. – American Psychological Association, 2017
The 2018 Graduate Study in Psychology Summary Report reflects data collected from more than 500 departments and programs offering master's and doctoral degrees in psychology and related training. This report features aggregate data from the 2015-2016 academic year that are summarized in the following areas: survey participation; admissions review,…
Descriptors: Graduate Study, Graduate Students, College Admission, College Applicants
Michalski, Daniel S.; Cope, Caroline; Fowler, Garth A. – American Psychological Association, 2016
The 2017 Graduate Study in Psychology Summary Report reflects data collected from more than 500 departments and programs offering master's and doctoral degrees in psychology and related training. This report represents data from the 2014-2015 academic year and aggregates these data in the following areas: survey participation; admissions review,…
Descriptors: Graduate Study, Graduate Students, College Admission, College Applicants
Cleary, Timothy J., Ed. – American Psychological Association, 2015
At-risk students dealing with cognitive, physical, mental health, and environmental challenges often have poor self-regulatory skills. They may struggle with tasks such as planning, goal-setting, and monitoring their own thoughts and actions. This volume describes how teachers, healthcare professionals, and others who work with young people can…
Descriptors: Intervention, At Risk Students, Self Management, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
American Psychological Association, 2015
Psychological science has much to contribute to enhancing teaching and learning in the classroom. Teaching and learning are intricately linked to social and behavioral factors of human development, including cognition, motivation, social interaction, and communication. Psychological science can also provide key insights on effective instruction,…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Psychology, Student Motivation
Michalski, Daniel S.; Cope, Caroline; Fowler, Garth A. – American Psychological Association, 2015
The 2016 Graduate Study in Psychology Summary Report reflects data collected from more than 500 departments and programs offering master's and doctoral degrees in psychology and related training. This report represents data from the 2013-2014 academic year and aggregates these data in the following areas: survey participation; admissions review,…
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, Graduate Study, Graduate Students, College Applicants
Worrell, F.; Brabeck, M.; Dwyer, C.; Geisinger, K.; Marx, R.; Noell, G.; Pianta, R. – American Psychological Association, 2014
Effective teaching has long been an issue of national concern, but in recent years focus on the effectiveness of programs to produce high-quality teachers has sharpened. Long-standing achievement gaps persist despite large-scale legislative changes at the federal and state levels, and American students continue to show poorer performance on…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Educational Assessment, Program Evaluation, Academic Standards
American Psychological Association (APA), 2008
This report focuses on psychological practice with children and adolescents, concurring with a previous task force report that integrating science and practice must be a priority. In addition, the report advocates that developmental considerations and cultural/contextual factors warrant specific, distinctive attention by researchers and…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Prevention, Mental Health, Systems Approach
American Psychological Association (APA), 2007
The American Psychological Association (APA) Task Force on the Sexualization of Girls was formed in response to expressions of public concern regarding the sexualization of girls and girlhood in U.S. culture. This report examines and summarizes psychological theory, research, and clinical experience addressing the sexualization of girls. The…
Descriptors: Psychology, Females, Sexuality, Clinical Experience
American Psychological Association (APA), 2002
Violence. It's the act of purposefully hurting someone. And it's a major issue facing today's young adults. This fact sheet answers questions that those aged 12-24 might ask about violence. This age group faces the highest risk of being the victim of violence. Questions regard the causes of youth violence, warning signs, what to do if someone…
Descriptors: Young Adults, Violence, Predictor Variables, Psychological Patterns