Psychological Science Agenda
SCIENCE BRIEFSDorthy K. Hatsukami and Mitch Zeller
Some tobacco companies, in an effort to keep smokers using tobacco products, now offer a new generation of tobacco-based products that claim to reduce exposure and harm from the toxins in tobacco.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S COLUMN
SCIENCE PUBLIC POLICY NEWS
- Annual Appropriations Testimonies Begin on Capitol Hill
APA's Acting Executive Director for Science, Merry Bullock, testified before the House VA-HUD Appropriations Subcommittee about the Administration budget request for psychological research.
By Heather O'Beirne Kelly
ALSO IN THIS ISSUE
- Affective Forecasting: The Perils of Predicting Future Feelings
Miswanting refers to the fact that people sometimes make mistakes about how much they will like something in the future. That is, people often mispredict the duration of their good and bad feelings.
By Brett Pelham
- Engineering and Military Psychology: Improving Lives and Enhancing National Security
APA's Division 21 (Applied Experimental and Engineering Psychology) and Division 19 (Military Psychology) joined forces once again this year to host their mid-year scientific meeting. The theme this year was Engineering and Military Psychology: Improving Lives and Enhancing National Security.
By Paul Bartone
Attend an APA Academic Career Workshop!; APF Issues New 2004 Request for Research-Based Programs on Violence Prevention; APA Invites Nominations for Distinguished Science Awards; Predoctoral Interdisciplinary Research Training (PIRT) Program in the Educational Sciences; APF/COGDOP Graduate Research Scholarships in Psychology
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