Psychological Science Agenda
A publication of the Science Directorate
May 2007 | Vol. 21, No. 5
SCIENCE BRIEFSJohn E. Williams, PhD
Conducting psychological research using the Internet as a delivery tool opens many possibilities to researchers.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S COLUMN
FROM THE SCIENCE STUDENT COUNCIL
- Apply to Join the Science Student Council!
Consider applying for one of the four openings that will occur for the next set of two year terms (2008-2009) on the APA Science Student Council (APASSC).
ALSO IN THIS ISSUE
- APA Activates Grassroots to Protect Peer Review at NSF
APA’s Science Government Relations Office kicked into high gear after hearing from colleagues at COSSA (the Consortium of Social Science Associations, of which APA is a Governing Member) about a congressional attack on the peer review process.
By Heather O'Beirne Kelly
- Test Standards Management Committee Seeks Comments for Revision
The Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing are frequently cited in federal and state legislation, court decisions, and other policy and legal documents as the preeminent professional and scientific guidelines on the development, use and validation of psychological and educational tests and assessments.
By Marianne Ernesto
- Child Development Scientists Address National Summit on America's Children
Three panels of scientists from the fields of psychology, neuroscience, pediatrics, economics, behavioral medicine, and social work were invited to share recent research findings in the science of brain development, early learning, child health and mental health, and the impacts of social programs to address poverty and child development.
By Karen Studwell
- Congratulations to our 2007 Student Travel Award Winners!
Travel award winners are announced.
By Nicolle Singer
- Psychologists Receive Recognition for Their Research
The National Academy of Sciences elected the following psychologists to its ranks.
By Suzanne Wandersman
- May 2007 Announcements
San Francisco Beckons!; Upcoming Deadline: APF/COGDOP Graduate Research Scholarships; Time Sharing Experiments for the Social Sciences Partners with DHS; APA Travel Grants for International Affiliates to Attend the APA Convention; Contribute to HHS Blog on Pandemic Flu; Save the Date - May 30, 2007 - "Neurobiological Approaches to Autism"; APA Travel Grants for US Psychologists to Attend International Cconferences; Register Now for a Pre-Convention ATI on GIS
Science Policy Insider News (SPIN)
Keep up with policy issues that affect psychological science at the national level.
Read the May 2007 issue of SPIN