Psychological Science Agenda
A publication of the Science Directorate
December 2003 | Vol. 17, No. 2
SCIENCE BRIEFSLinda A. Jackson, PhD, Alexander vo Eye, PhD, and Frank Biocca, PhD
Does Using the Internet Affect Children's Development?
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S COLUMN
SCIENCE PUBLIC POLICY NEWS
- A Hitchhiker’s Guide to the NIH Roadmap: What’s in it For You?
Roadmap is a collection of 28 new research initiatives organized in three themes (Research Teams of the Future; New Pathways to Discovery; and Re-engineering the Clinical Research Enterprise) that are intended to stimulate investment in crosscutting research areas that no one institute could fund on its own.
By Patricia Kobor
ALSO IN THIS ISSUE
- NHGRI Launches Social and Behavioral Research Branch
The Social and Behavioral Research Branch (SBRB) will develop cutting-edge approaches to translating the discoveries from the recently completed Human Genome Project into interventions for health promotion and disease prevention, and for counseling patients and families dealing with the impact of devastating genetic disorders.
By Jonathan Tin
- What's New in Testing and Assessment?
With the emergence of the educational accountability movement, the issue of fair and appropriate testing has become an issue of central focus.
By Marianne Ernesto
- Task Force Focuses on Research Regulation Impact
The Task Force on Research Regulation (TFoRR) discussed the current state of affairs in the human research regulation arena and its impact on psychological science.
By Sangeeta Panicker, PhD
- December 2003 Announcements
Summer Science Institutes Unveil Newest Seminar; Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to Preview New Human Resource Management System; Decade of Behavior Off to Exciting Start as it Enters fourth Year; Call for Nominations: Master Lecturers abd Distinguished Scientist Lecturers; Call for Nominations: Meritorious Research Commendation; Workshop on Responsible Conduct of Research in Psychological Science: April 13-14, 2004
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