Psychological Science Agenda
A publication of the Science Directorate
June 2007 |Vol. 21, No. 6
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S COLUMNSteven Breckler, PhD
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FROM THE SCIENCE STUDENT COUNCIL
- Getting Involved in the Peer Review Process
Becoming involved in the peer review process, particularly as graduate students, can be an incredibly informative and career-building experience.
ALSO IN THIS ISSUE
- Eureka! A Guide to Satisfying Your Inner Scientist in San Francisco
The guide highlights a wide variety of science-related sessions ranging from a graduate research speed lightening round (Psychological Science Graduate Superstars Datablitz) to discussions on the controversial current topic of ethics and interrogations to Phillip Zimbardo’s invited address on “The Lucifer Effect in Action.”
- Gordon Bower Receives 2005 National Medal of Science
Gordon Bower, renowned cognitive psychologist at Stanford University, has been honored as a recipient of the 2005 National Medal of Science for his exemplary research in human memory and reasoning.
By David Kearns
- Advanced Training Institutes Start Summers Off Right--More To Come
More than 75 psychologists and advanced graduate students took part in these exciting training institutes.
By Nicolle Singer
- APA Fellow Delivers Defense Research Testimony on Capitol Hill
APA’s Science Government Relations Office succeeded in procuring a coveted oral testimony slot again this year, and Strickland and other witnesses each were given four minutes to present funding recommendations.
By Heather O'Beirne Kelly
- APA Trainings Coming Up--Choose GIS or Web-Based Research
This new ATI will introduce Geographic Information Systems for Psychological Research.
By Nicolle Singer
Science Policy Insider News (SPIN)
Keep up with policy issues that affect psychological science at the national level.
Read the June 2007 issue of SPIN