Psychological Science Agenda
HEADLINEHeather O'Beirne Kelly
VA psychologists continue to be at the forefront of cutting-edge research on, assessment of and treatment for Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S COLUMN
ALSO IN THIS ISSUE
- Kanwisher, Medin Elected to National Academy of Sciences
Nancy Kanwisher, professor of cognitive neuroscience at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Douglas Medin, professor of psychology at Northwestern University, were elected to the National Academy of Sciences this spring.
- 2005 APA Meritorious Research Service Commendations Awarded
Four psychologists were awarded the Meritorious Research Service Commendation. This award, developed by the Board of Scientific Affairs (BSA) recognizes outstanding psychologists who help foster the discipline through their programmatic activities in support of psychological science.
By Suzanne Wandersman
- NAS releases new report: Facilitating Interdisciplinary Research
The Committee on National Academics Committee on Science, Engineering and Public Policy (COSEPUP), commissioned an Academy committee (Committee on Facilitating Interdisciplinary Research) to review the state of interdisciplinary research and education and recommend how to foster them.
By Merry Bullock, PhD
- Report from the Board of Scientific Affairs
Review of BSA Board meeting in Leesburg, VA in March 2005
By Ronald T. Brown, PhD
- May 2005 Announcements
Bullock to move to the Office of International Affairs; Methodology and Measurement in the Behavioral and Social Sciences; APF/COGDOP Graduate Research Scholarships in Psychology; Award for Distinguished Service to Psychological Science; Input Needed on Standards for Educational Evaluation; Call for Nominations: Decade of Behavior Awards; Grants Available for Scientific Conferences
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