Psychological Science Agenda
SCIENCE BRIEFSEric A. Youngstrom, PhD
Over the last ten years in the U.S., the rate of children diagnosed with bipolar disorder has gone up drastically, raising new questions and challenges for treatment.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S COLUMN
ALSO IN THIS COLUMN
- A Year as Senior Scientist
My year at the APA head office gave me the opportunity to observe meetings of the various directorate oversight boards and committees and to learn about the issues that were under current discussion.
By Clare Porac
- OBSSR Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Scientific Meeting at NIH and Poster Session on Capitol Hill
The need for behavioral and social research and intervention has never been greater, and its impact has never been clearer.
By Patricia Kobor
- Benbow, Bruer, Thompson Nominated for National Science Board
President Bush has nominated two psychologists and one philosopher of science/applied cognitive scientist to the National Science Board (NSB), the oversight body of the National Science Foundation (NSF).
- Supporting Human-Centered Defense Research on the Hill
On May 24th, Bill Strickland, APA member and Vice President of the Human Resources Research Organization (HumRRO), delivered APA's oral testimony on Fiscal Year 2007 funding for research within the Department of Defense (DoD) before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense.
By Heather O'Beirne Kelly
- July/August 2006 Announcements
A Scientist’s Guide to the 2006 APA Convention; Announcing the 2006 APA Dissertation Research Awards; Applications Invited for the Husted Memorial Dissertation Award for Mental Illness Services Research
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