craig parks

President’s Column

Kneeling, Disharmony, and Group Cohesion At this point, most Americans, and many who live outside of the United States, know that the National Football League is embroiled in a controversy surrounding players who choose not to stand during the playing… Read More ›

President’s Column

The Psychology of Building 20 I recently had the pleasure of reading about the history of a long-demolished building on the MIT campus, Building 20.  It existed from 1942 to 1998.  Building 20 has no place in the history of… Read More ›

President’s Column

Getting Along in Groups Regardless of which side of the political aisle you favor, I think we would all agree that civility between groups is in diminishing supply right now.  Every group seems to be mad at some other group(s). … Read More ›

President’s Column

Difficult Times and What to Do About It, Part II In my last column I discussed how the controversy over APA’s purported easing of ethical standards so as to allow psychologists to participate in enhanced interrogation techniques has negatively impacted… Read More ›

President’s Column

Difficult Times and What To Do About It, Part I I’m sure APA members are well aware of the ongoing controversy surrounding the Hoffman team’s investigation into whether APA relaxed its ethical standards as they apply to psychologists involved in… Read More ›

President-Elect’s Column

Reaching Out as a Division “[He] is a poster child for the notions of positive psychology and resiliency in teaching and coaching small groups.” This quote is from Martin Seligman, about someone, not a psychologist, whose job is to improve… Read More ›