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Seared in our memories What were you doing on 9/11 when you heard about the attacks? How well you remember may depend on how directly you were affected that day, new research suggests. helping kids cope in an uncertain world Research in the wake of 9/11 and other tragedies points to ways to help heal and build resilience among child victims of trauma. APA and Nickelodeon team up Project will help parents answer children’s questions about 9/11. Muslims in America, post 9/11 Americans’ acceptance of Muslims has continued to deteriorate since 9/11, research finds, and Muslim Americans have responded with resilience but also depression and anxiety. Bin Laden’s death What does it mean? Political and social psychologists weigh in. ‘They expect us to be there’ Not long ago, few people recognized the need for psychologists to be among the first responders at disaster sites. But this year, as APA’s Disaster Response Network marks its 20th anniversary, a psychologist at the scene is a regular and welcomed sight.
Monitor on psychology • septeMber 2011
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Monitor on Psychology - September 2011