Psychological Science Agenda
A publication of the Science Directorate
December 2005 |Vol. 19, No. 11
New Models for Understanding and Treating Psychosocial Risk Factors in Patients with Coronary Heart DiseaseBy James Blumenthal, PhD
Behavioral treatments provide added benefits to routine medical management of coronary heart disease patients.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S COLUMN
ALSO IN THIS ISSUE
- ATI Application Deadlines Set
Due to the continued success of the ATI programs, the Science Directorate will sponsor five ATIs in the summer of 2006.
By Nicolle Singer
- Early Researcher Awards Announced
The APA Science Student Council Early Research Award is an annual competition for early research, the purpose of which is to reward an outstanding student research project completed before the dissertation.
By Amy Test
- Science Leadership Conference Hits a Home Run!
The goal of the Science Leadership Conference was to bring together key leaders to develop a common agenda that will advance psychological science and help secure its future.
By Sara Robinson
- Science Friday comes to SciLC!
National Public Radio's program, Science Friday, is acknowledged to be one of the finest live discussions of serious science issues broadcast anywhere, so it was a thrill for the APA Science Directorate when the show agreed to broadcast live from the Science Leadership Conference.
By Patricia Kobor
- Looking Forward at the SciLC
The Board of Scientific Affairs and the Science Directorate met to consider preliminary action items.
By Geoff Mumford
- Bjork, Overmier Selected for Service Awards
By Suzanne Wandersman
- 2005 Science Leadership Conference Photos
SciLC Participants include Shankar Vedantam, Jamie Talan, Science Friday host Ira Flatow, and special award recipients.
- House Science Committee Holds Hearing on Flu Preparedness, Fischhoff Testifies
The House Committee on Science sponsored a briefing on "Gaps in the National Flu Preparedness Plan: Social Science Planning and Response."
By Clare Porac
- NIH Director's Pioneer Award
In September 2006, NIH expects to make 5 to 10 new awards of up to $500,000 in direct costs per year for 5 years.
Neal Miller Lecturer Nominations Sought; Call for Nominations for 2006 McGuigan Prize; Meritorious Research Service Commendation Call for Nominations; Sharon Brehm Elected President of APA for 2007
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