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personalities n The New Jersey Psychological Association gave jeffrey Axelbank, PsyD, its 2011 Psychologist of the Year award in recognition of his fierce defense of patient confidentiality from insurance company demands for more information. Axelbank has a private practice in Highland Park, N.J., providing psychotherapy and management consulting services. Axelbank International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project. n jonathan Golding, PhD, won Kentucky’s Professor of the Year award from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education. Golding’s primary field of study is jurors’ reactions to various types of abuse, including child abuse, elder abuse and domestic abuse. n Rockefeller University gave Brenda Milner, PhD, its Pearl Meister Greengard Prize, which honors female researchers who have made outstanding contributions to the biomedical sciences. Milner Milner is a pioneer in the field of neuropsychology and in the study of memory and other cognitive functions in humans. n Rebecca Thomley, PhD, was honored as a 2011 Entrepreneurial Winning Women by Ernst & Young LLP. Thomley has been a member of the Red Cross’s Stress Team since 1982 and received the Red Cross 2011 “Disaster Relief Heroes Award.” She was among those who helped provide local mental health relief after the Oklahoma City bombing in 1995. —C. BoCkHAUS n The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education have named Stephen Chew, PhD, as this year’s U.S. Professor of the Year for Master’s Universities Chew and Colleges. Chew is a psychology professor and department chair at Samford University in Birmingham, Ala. n The Canadian Institutes of Health Research awarded Geoffrey Fong, PhD, its 2011 Knowledge Translation Award. Fong, a professor of psychology and public health and health systems at the University of Waterloo, and Fong Senior Investigator at the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research, was recognized for his research examining tobacco-control policies. He is also the founder and chief principal investigator for the 88 M o n i t o r o n p s y c h o l o g y • F e b ru a ry 2 0 1 2

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Monitor on Psychology - February 2012

Monitor on Psychology - February 2012
President’s column
From the CEO
APA files two briefs in support of same-sex couples
New registry seeks to understand addiction recovery through ‘crowdsourcing’
APA launches a database of tests and measures
Watch for new member benefit: “APA Access”
Apply now for APA’s Advanced Training Institutes
PsycTHERAPY, APA’s new database, brings therapy demos to life
In Brief
APA scientists help guide tobacco regulation
A-mazing research
‘A machine for jumping to conclusions’
Judicial Notebook
Random Sample
Righting the imbalance
The beginnings of mental illness
Science Directions
Improving disorder classification, worldwide
Protesting proposed changes to the DSM
Interventions for at-risk students
Harnessing the wisdom of the ages
Anti-bullying efforts ramp up
Hostile hallways
R U friends 4 real?
Support for teachers
Speaking of Education
Record keeping for practitioners
Going green
At the intersection of law and psychology
Division Spotlight
Grants help solve society’s problems

Monitor on Psychology - February 2012