Psychological Science Agenda
SCIENCE BRIEFSDario Maestripieri
Humans have a natural propensity to be attracted to the features of baby faces and that this innate perceptual bias evolved to enhance interest in infants and motivation to engage in caregiving behavior.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S COLUMN
SCIENCE PUBLIC POLICY NEWS
- APA Fellows Appointed to Senior Advisory Positions at DHS
Science Policy Staff have been working to ensure that psychologists are helping to mold the programs and policies of this new administration.
By Geoff Mumford
ALSO IN THIS ISSUE
- Distinguished Scientist Lecturers Selected for 2004 Regional Meetings
The Distinguished Lecturers, together with APA's G. Stanley Hall Lecturers, sponsored by APA's Educational Directorate, allow APA to support invited talks at each regional meeting.
By Jean Kelleher
- NSF Funded Research Potential Emerges for I-O and Human Factors
Two program areas at the National Science Foundation (NSF) appear to have great potential for I-O and human factors researchers in areas like decision-making and risk, management science and organizational design, adaptation and resistance to technological change, and the dynamics of change in human behavior.
By Dianne Brown Maranto and Heather O'Beirne Kelly
- Testing and Assessment Monitors Head Start Issues
The Office of Testing and Assessment has been monitoring issues related to the reauthorization of a 38-year-old federal Head Start program that currently serves over 900,000 low income children.
By Frank Beylotte and Marianne Ernesto
- January 2004 Announcements
BSA Recognizes the Recipients of the 2003 Meritorous Rsearch Service Commendation; Attend an Academic Career Workshop; Current Members of Science Board and Committee/Meeting Dates; Upcoming Awards from the Association for Women in Psychology (AWP); Summer Science Institutes Unveil Newest Seminar; Workshop on Responsible Conduct of Research in Psychological Science: April 13-14, 2004