Psychological Science Agenda
A publication of the Science Directorate
September 2004 | Vol. 18, No. 9
SCIENCE BRIEFSJo-Anne Bachorowshi, PhD, and Michael J. Owren, PhD
We began studying laughter in part as a way to understand indexical, or personal, cues in vocal signals.
ALSO IN THIS ISSUE
- Science Informing Policy. Can it Work?
The What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) is a new initiative to provide evidence for education intervention and policy.
By Merry Bullock, PhD
- PSY21: A New Science Initiative
PSY21 is an important set of activities that will be spearheaded by the Board of Scientific Affairs (BSA) and the Science Directorate to help psychology meet the opportunities and challenges of the 21st Century.
- Lerner and Moreno Win Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE)
The PECASE Award is the highest honor bestowed by the United States Government on scientists and engineers beginning their independent careers.
- 2004 Summer Science Institute Held at Vanderbilt University
The students, who represented large and small colleges and universities across the nation, gathered in Nashville to learn from a distinguished group of faculty members.
- Congress Approves Increases for NIH but Fails to Protect Peer Review
This grant was an exploratory research grant on identity and self-expression by psychologist Samuel Gosling at the University of Texas, Austin.
By Karen Studwell
Predoctoral Interdisciplinary Research Training Program RFA; APA Advanced Training Institutes: In What Areas Would You Like to be Trained?; APF Offers Three $20,000 Graduate Scholarships in Child Psychology; Funding Available to Study LGB Family Psychology
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