Psychological Science Agenda
A publication of the Science Directorate
November 2003 |Vol. 17, No. 1
SCIENCE BRIEFSRobert L. Goldstone, PhD
Our laboratory has been exploring the psychological mechanisms by which concepts and perception mutually influence one another, and building computational models to show that the circle of influences is benign rather than vicious.
- A Technology Consultant in the Telecommunication Industry
One of the hardest questions that I ever had to answer was, “What’s a Psychology PhD like you doing in AT&T Labs?”
SCIENCE PUBLIC POLICY NEWS
- Science Advocacy Weekend Workshop and Congressional Briefing Focus on Military Psychology
APA's Public Policy Office convened its 11th annual Science Advocacy Training Workshop September 27 - 29, bringing in fourteen distinguished researchers to focus on the topic of "Psychological Science and the Military."
By Heather O'Beirne Kelly and Sara Robinson
- Sexual Health Grants Targeted By Conservative Group
At a joint hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Committee and Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, several Members of Congress asked the NIH Director for an explanation of the medical benefits of a list of ten sexual health research projects.
By Karen Studwell
ALSO IN THIS ISSUE
- VA Psychologists and Clinical Science in the 1950s
Many WWII veterans were interested in psychology as a result of their wartime experiences and the GI Bill provided financial subsistence for both undergraduate and graduate education of these veterans.
By Wade E. Pickren