Psychological Science Agenda
A publication of the Science Directorate
October 2006 |Vol. 20, No. 9
SCIENCE BRIEFSDaniel G. Morrow
There is burgeoning interest in understanding the impact of health literacy on health care in the United States.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S COLUMN
ALSO IN THIS ISSUE
- In Memoriam - David T. Lykken
David T. Lykken, whose studies of criminal behavior, polygraph testing, and especially the genetics of personality in twins helped undermine some of the most cherished notions of social science, died September 15.
- Recipients Announced for the 2006 APF/COGDOP Graduate Research Scholarships in Psychology
The American Psychological Foundation (APF) and the Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology (COGDOP) announce research scholarships for doctoral students whose research reflects excellence in scientific psychology.
By Nicolle Singer
- The Decade of Behavior Honors Scholars at Capitol Hill Briefing
On October 5th, APA coordinated a congressional briefing highlighting award-winning research on making workplaces and public places safer.
By Anne Bettesworth
- October 2006 Announcements
Call for Applications for Positive Psychology Fellow Program; NIH Loan Repayment Program
Science Policy Insider News (SPIN)
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