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Congratulations to Douglas Gentile and Bernie Luskin on their election to APA Fellow status as new Fellows and congratulations to June Ching, current APA Fellow, for her election to Fellow Status in Division 46. Callister, E. S., & Plante, T. G. (2016). Compassion development in undergraduates: A Catholic college example. Pastoral Psychology, 65 (4). Rutledge, P.…

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Balter, L. & Tamis-LeMonda, C.  (Eds.), (2016).  Child Psychology: A Handbook of Contemporary Issues (3rd Edition). Routledge/Psychology Press. Dorothy Singer, PhD, presented the  keynote address on The Power of Imaginative Play at the National Playwork Conference in Eastbourne, England on  March 1,  2016. Irene Deitch, PhD, shared the following media mishap anecdote:  Like all my “MEDIA MARVELS” we enjoy the challenges…

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Joanne Broder Sumerson, PhD joannebrodersumerson@gmail.com Happy Spring! This is a wonderful time of year for cultivating new ideas and implementing change.  Nature is renewed and so are we. This division is growing with new members who are leaders in the field.  Our members are psychologists, practitioners, scholars, journalists, and students who work together to study,…

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Dr. Frank Farley has been honored by the Pennsylvania Psychological Association (PPA) with its highest award for public contributors to psychology, the “Psychology in the Media Award.” His contributions as a public intellectual cover all forms of media including television, radio, newspapers, magazines, blogs and Internet sites. Recent contributions, with the average usually over 100…

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Elizabeth Carll, PhD, served  as co-chair of the Press and Media Subcommittee for the planning of the 2014 United Nations Department of Public Information (DPI) /NGO Annual Conference.  Over 2,200 participants representing an estimated 700 non-governmental organizations from 100 countries gathered to share their ideas and to develop a common platform to advocate for an…