Science Policy Insider News

Science Directorate
April 2002

Science Policy Insider News (April 2002)

Human Factors and Basic Research on Stress & Performance

House Members Move Closer to Passing a Bill for OERI Reauthorization

In recent weeks, legislation to reauthorize the Office of Educational Research and Improvement (OERI) was the subject of both a hearing and a markup on the Hill and is expected to pass the House soon.

Combating Terrorism: Some Responses from the Behavioral Sciences

In January following a request from Presidential Science Advisor, John Marburger, APA's Science Directorate initiated a call for examples of research vignettes that might inform (directly or indirectly) strategies to deal with the aftermath of the nations terrorist attacks.

Also in this Issue

APA Calls on Members to Engage in Advocacy Through Media Outreach; Reception for House Science Committee; APA's Congressional Testimony this Month; Joint Division 19/Division 21 Symposium on the Potomac; OERI Board Meets in March