Psychological Science Agenda
A publication of the Science Directorate
April 2005 |Vol. 19, No. 3
SCIENCE BRIEFSRalph L. Rosnow and Eric K. Foster
We should distinguish between rumor and gossip, as each appears to function differently in its pure state.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S COLUMN
- Research and Special Projects Assistant at a Non-Profit Organization
At Envision I serve as Director of Research and Special Projects Assistant. What that means is that my duties vary tremendously, but everything I do takes advantage of my educational training in psychological science.
By James B. Nolan, PhD
ALSO IN THIS ISSUE
- The Buddy System—Forming Partnerships on Capitol Hill
Coalitions are one of the most effective mechanisms APA Science Policy staff use to leverage a limited set of resources. Our work with other organizations is also an expression of cooperation and collegiality that enhances the role of behavioral sciences within the broader scientific community.
By Geoff Mumford
Call for Nominations: APA Distinguished Science Awards; Call for Nominations: Decade of Behavior Awards; Proposals Invited: Grants Available for Scientific Conferences
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