American Psychological Association
With the Addition of New York, Conversion Therapy Is Now Illegal in 15 States
But there are still no conversion therapy laws in more than half of the United States.
Research Suggests Trump's Election Has Been Detrimental to Many Americans' Mental Health
Particularly that of the country's most marginalized groups.
No, Psychologists Aren't 'Declaring War' on Traditional Masculinity
Pacific Standard spoke with a psychologist about new guidelines to improve men's psychological and emotional health.
Maryland Joins 10 Other States in Banning Gay Conversion Therapy for Minors
Maryland enacted a law on Tuesday banning gay conversion therapy for minors, the Associated Press reports.
The Consequences of Psychology’s Shameful Collusion in Torture
The American Psychological Association pandered to the CIA out of self-interest. In so doing, it betrayed a core ethical spirit—and opened the path to a dangerous future.
Why Did the American Psychological Association Approve Its Members to Oversee Torture?
A new report finds that APA officials worked with the Bush administration to draft a permissive policy for its members to oversee national security interrogations.
The 30 Top Thinkers Under 30: The Young Professor Studying Why More Women and Minorities Don’t Pursue Science
We canvassed the world of the social and behavioral sciences, looking for rising stars whose careers promise to make a lasting mark. We'll be profiling the top 30 throughout the month of April.
Will We Ever Be Able to Enjoy a Shorter Work Week?
For most individuals in the knowledge economy, limits on daily work hours are irrelevant to economic and mental health. France thinks it may have finally found a solution, but its last efforts were unsuccessful.
The 30 Top Thinkers Under 30: Jon Freeman, 27, Psychology
For the month of April we're profiling the individuals who made our inaugural list of the 30 top thinkers under 30, the young men and women we predict will have a serious impact on the social, political, and economic issues we cover every day here at Pacific Standard.