Websites of the Month
Listen to hearings on Capitol Hill
Visit this site to receive live audio of Senate hearings on Capitol Hill. The site lists the current day's activities with participant and topical information for each event. Users can click on the room number identified with the hearing they would like to attend and be an instant fly on the wall.
Looking for research funding?
Designed specifically to meet the needs of researchers in the behavioral and social sciences, FundSource helps researchers explore the Web for the most comprehensive and up-to-date funding information available.
Three ways to search for funding are provided and the database includes short descriptions, contact information and Web links to programs in federal agencies, foundations and international organizations that fund behavioral and social science research. FundSource also has links to other sites containing scientific research funding opportunities.
Available with no subscription fees, the new Web site was created with support from APA and the National Science Foundation as part of the multidisciplinary Decade of Behavior initiative.
Join the discussion about borderline personality disorder http://groups.yahoo.com/group/wtoprofessionals
Clinician moderated, this listserv is available for mental health professionals who wish to share information and gain support for treating clients with borderline personality disorder. It was started by Randi Kreger, coauthor of "Stop Walking on Eggshells," a popular book for people who have a family member with the Axis II disorder.
Need to focus on tolerance?
A project of the Southern Poverty Law Center, this Web site is dedicated to exposing intolerance and equipping visitors with tools to combat it.
The site is designed to reach out to parents, children, teachers and activists. Parents can read a list of 101 ways to incorporate tolerance into their lives to affect their children. Kids can explore "Planet Tolerance." Teachers can read lesson plans and find an online classroom pen pal to help the kids learn about people with different backgrounds.
Visit the site to learn how to make a difference, be alerted to the latest incidents of intolerance and "soul-search" to learn about hidden biases.