Psychological Science Agenda
Psychological Science and Intelligent Home Technology: Supporting Functional Independence of Older AdultsBy Wendy A. Rogers and Arthur D. Fisk, PhD
Imagine if your home were "aware" of your activities so that it might help you remember what it was you went into the kitchen for or whether the visitor at the front door is someone you know or even what the proper procedure is for performing a recently learned home medical procedure.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S COLUMN
- A Social Psychologist in Rehabilitation Technology
David Boninger helped start a company (Three Rivers) whose mission is to use advances in rehabilitation technology to create products that enhance the mobility and independence of people with disabilities, particularly people in wheelchairs.
SCIENCE PUBLIC POLICY NEWS
- Modest Research Funding Increases in Current Fiscal Year
President's budget proposal for research funding agencies called "disappointing" for Fiscal Year 2005
By Patricia Kobor and Sara Robinson
ALSO IN THIS ISSUE
- Regional Association Meetings Worth Attending!
Each year, the seven regional psychological association annual meetings feature a wealth of programming on the latest in research, practice and education, continuing-education workshops and talks by prominent researchers and academicians. Listed below are meeting dates, locations, and program highlights.
By Jean Kelleher
- APA Fellow Brenda Milner Receives NAS Award
Betty Milner received the NAS Award "for her pioneering and seminal investigations of the functioning of the temporal lobes and other brain regions in learning, memory, and speech."
By Jonathan Tin
- February 2004 Announcements
NIH Director's Pioneer Award Program: Inviting Nominations; APA Invites Nominations for Distinguished Science Awards; Identifying Risk in Research Involving Children: Call for Examples; Predoctoral Interdisciplinary Research Training (PIRT) Program in the Education Sciences; Workshop on Responsible Conduct of Research in Psychological Science: April 13-14, 2004
Science Policy Insider News (SPIN)
Keep up with policy issues that affect psychological science at the national level.
Read the February 2004 issse of SPIN.