Psychological Science Agenda
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S COLUMNSteven Breckler, PhD
Beyond health-related matters, psychology enjoys fantastic translation in areas such as human factors, education, organizational behavior, decision-making, environmental design, and social influence.
FROM THE APA SCIENCE STUDENT COUNCIL
- Getting the Most out of APA: APA Resources for Graduate Students in Psychological Science
The website also boasts a catalogue of student-oriented listservs. These listservs function as forums for the discussion of student issues, as well as the dissemination of relevant information.
ALSO IN THIS ISSUE
- APA Member Targeted by Congress Showcases Research on Capitol Hill
The event was the 13th annual Coalition for National Science Funding (CNSF) exhibit and reception for members of Congress and their staff, and APA chose Elfenbein as our exhibitor this year to showcase her stellar research on cross-cultural expressions and understanding of emotion.
By Heather O'Beirne Kelly
- Psychology Graduate Students Win Safety Award
The goal of the $2500. prize was to challenge students to focus on ways to improve the safety of the nation’s airports through three challenge areas: Airport Operation and Maintenance, Runway Safety/Runway Incursions, and Airport Environmental Interactions.
By Stephanie R. Johnson
- Congressional Briefing on Co-Occurring Substance Use and Mental Illness
Estimates show that as many as six out of ten people who have substance use disorders also suffer from mental illness.
By Anne Bettesworth
- Applying Psychological Science: Science, Politics, and Money
To effectively influence change, science must be combined with expertise in securing resources, and negotiating the concerns of key stakeholders and institutions.
By Eric Lang, PhD
- Another Great Summer for APA Science Directorate Undergraduate Programs!
The students, who represented large and small colleges and universities across the nation, gathered in La Jolla to learn from a distinguished group of faculty members.
- Time is Running Out...Make Your Plans to Attend the APA Convention Now!
The Science Student Council has put together some stellar programming, beginning with a graduate research speed lightening round especially for today’s shorter attention spans, a session on peer review and the graduate student, and a session on the how’s and why’s of interdisciplinary research.
By Nicolle Singer
- July 2007 Announcements
Announcing the 2007 APA Dissertation Research Awards; Early Researcher Award Applications Due in September!; Applications Invited for the Husted Memorial Dissertation Award for Mental Illness Services Research; Meeting Announcement: Building the Science of Dissemination and Implementation in the Service of Public Health
Science Policy Insider News (SPIN)
Keep up with policy issues that affect psychological science at the national level.
Read the July 2007 issue of SPIN