Psychological Science Agenda
SCIENCE BRIEFSBrian D. Carpenter, PhD
Family members are involved in many aspects of elder care, and psychological research has an important role to play in helping families.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S COLUMN
- Psychological Science in the Response to Disasters
It seems as though our collective recent memory is overflowing with disasters - the attack on the World Trade Center in 2001, the Tsunami of 2004, and now Hurricane Katrina in 2005. In the wake of each disaster has been a heavy loss of life and profound consequences for mental health.
By Steven Breckler
ALSO IN THIS ISSUE
- In Memoriam
Robert Paul Abelson, who was Eugene Higgins Professor of Psychology and Professor of Political Science at Yale until his retirement in 1994, died on July 13, 2005 from pneumonia brought on by Parkinson's Disease.
By Ira J. Roseman, PhD and Stephen J. Read, PhD
- American Psychological Association Hurricane Relief Support - Small Grants for Psychology Education and Training
APA has established a $50,000 fund to assist psychology education and training departments/institutions in the replacement of destroyed materials or other needs associated with the hurricane.
Spear win's NIAAA's Keller Award!; SOMAS: Support of Mentors and their Students in the Neurosciences; Hurricane Relief: APA's Response; Grants Available for Scientific Conferences Proposals Invited; Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics (JERHRE)
Science Policy Insider News (SPIN)
Keep up with policy issues that affect psychological science at the national level.
Read the September 2005 issue of SPIN