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Got questions about transgender people? We’ve got the answers. The ways that transgender people are talked about in pop culture, academia and science are constantly changing, particularly as people’s awareness, knowledge and openness about transgender people and their experiences grow.
Transgender is an umbrella term used to describe people whose gender identity (sense of themselves as male or female) or gender expression differs from socially constructed norms associated with their birth sex. This includes androgynous, bigendered and gender queer people, who tend to see traditional concepts of gender as restrictive.
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Why can being a stay-at-home parent lead to more unhappiness than if you had stayed at your job?
It’s a familiar and growing — though little-talked about — problem, as more women (and a growing number of men) are giving up or stepping back their careers to raise their family.
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The Americans with Disabilities Act helps both the able-bodied and people with disabilities. What changes, big or small, have you seen in your life due to the legislation?
By Dana S. Dunn, PhD (Professor of Psychology, Moravian College) Three cheers for the ADA at 25 years of age! The signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) into law in July 1990 dramatic...
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How can using social media give people a false sense of having true relationships?
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Why can exercising for reasons other than losing weight better motivate you to get out of bed and go to the gym?
Those seeking long-term weight loss and better health exercise the least, studies have shown. Short-term gains like energy are better motivators.
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Why can talking about your vacation, both before you leave and after you get back, make you remember it more fondly?
The sad thing about vacations is that they end. However much fun you're having, you always go back to day-to-day annoyances.
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Are you going to the +American Psychological Association's convention in Toronto (August 6-9)? Would you like to provide feedback on upcoming ‪#‎APAStyle‬ products?

If so, please join our focus group! All focus group participants receive a $25 gift card redeemable in the APA store at the convention. And, all participants are also eligible to win a Kindle Fire HDX!

If interested, please contact Emily Ayubi at eayubi@apa.org
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How can where you grew up or the school you went to affect your memory and mental abilities over time? One neuropsychologist is working to find out: https://youtu.be/mZl9VMxSRF0
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Would teaching bystanders when and how to intervene help prevent more assaults?
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Really intense and scary stuff.
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July is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. Working together we can help reduce mental health disparities in minority communities. Learn how at http://on.apa.org/1Lxo7zz and http://on.apa.org/1i9WmLa. ‪#‎MMHM2015
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I DO NOT IDENTIFY AS 'MINORITY!'
 There are no matters of small importance here.
Great post highlighting  a serious issue.
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How can a TV commercial that includes sex or violence backfire and end up making you not want to buy their product?
Advertisers hoping to sway consumers might want to rethink running spots within media with violent or sexual themes, and might do better if the ads themselves have a G-rating.
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Why can giving advice sometimes backfire or be the opposite of what someone needs?
The best way to listen to a partner’s work complaints; listen but don’t advise
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Based in Washington, D.C., the American Psychological Association (APA) is a scientific and professional organization that represents psychology in the United States. With more than 122,500 members, APA is the largest association of psychologists worldwide.
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