Psychological Science Agenda
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S COLUMNSteven Breckler, PhD
The American Psychological Society (APS) has renamed itself the Association for Psychological Science. The APS was formed to develop a sustained message about the importance of science in people's daily lives and to emphasize the role of basic science research in the study of behavior.
ALSO IN THIS ISSUE
- APA Science Committees: Seeking to Meet Your Needs
Mission statements from each of the APA Science Committees.
- The 2006 Grawemeyer Award Recipients and Nominations for 2007
Scientists John O'Keefe and Lynn Nadel have been selected as recipients of the 2006 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Psychology for their contributions to identifying the brain's mapping system.
By Jennifer Webb
- Ad Hoc Committee to Advance Research to meet in February
A variety of changes have been recommended for stricter oversight and enforcement of regulations pertaining to research with human participants.
- Catch Potomac Fever!
Two regular, senior-level positions and the visiting senior scientist position are now or will son be available in the APA Science Directorate.
- Call for nominations for the 2006-2008 APA Science Student Council
Five positions are currently available on the APA Science Student Council (APASSC).
- January 2006 Announcements
Upcoming Deadlines: Advanced Training Institutes (ATIs); Family Research Consortium IV Announces its 3rd Annual Summer Institute; The Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) Awards Summer Fellowships; Submit your Applications for Department of Homeland Security Fellowship Program!; Call for Nominations for 2006 McGuigan Prize; New Training Grants for Neuroscience Research, Deadline Nears; New Journal Gives Researchers a Voice in Ethics Debates; Call for Nominations: Meritorious Research Service Commendation; Call for Nominations: Neal Miller Distinguished Lecture; NIMH Workshop for Emerging Research Investigators in Pediatric Mental Health: Making a Successful Transition to Research Career Independence
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