Psychological Science Agenda

A publication of the Science Directorate
May 2004 | Vol. 18, No. 5

SCIENCE BRIEFS

Resolving Conflict in Mind and Brain

By John Jonides, PhD, and Derek Evan Nee

We are constantly faced with situations in which we have to resolve conflict in order to behave appropriately. What are the mechanisms that help us resolve conflict? Is there but one, or are there many?

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S COLUMN

SCIENCE DIRECTORATE CONVENTION PROGRAMS

  • Cognition to Primate Genetics: What to Expect in Honolulu
    Five distinguished scientists will give Master Lectures at the APA Convention. This year’s speakers will present the best of psychological science on a range of topics from methodological innovation to learning and inhibition to biases and prejudice to psychopathology to primate behavior.
    By Jean Kelleher

SCIENCE PUBLIC POLICY NEWS

ALSO IN THIS ISSUE

ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • May 2004 Announcements
    Psychologists Elected to National Academies of Sciences and American Academy of Arts and Sciences; Grants Available for Scientific Conferences: Proposals Invited; Two Former APA Award Recipients Receive Honors for Their Work in the Brain Sciences; APA Invites Nominations for Distinguished Science Awards; Report of the Task Force on Psychological Testing on the Internet Now Available; APF/COGDOP Graduate Research Scholarships in Psychology