Psychological Science Agenda

A publication of the Science Directorate
November 2007 | Vol. 21, No. 10

SCIENCE BRIEFS

Psychic Numbing and Genocide

By Paul Slovic, PhD

Most people are caring and will exert great effort to reserve "the one" whose needy plight comes to their attention. But these same people often become numbly indifferent to the plight of "the one" who is one of many in a much greater problem.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S COLUMN

  • The Next Big Step
    The theme this year focused on advocacy. Over 100 participants spent a weekend learning how to engage with Members of Congress and their staff.
    By Steven Breckler, PhD

FROM THE APA SCIENCE STUDENT COUNCIL

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • November 2007 Announcements
    Call for Nominations for 2008 McGuigan Prize; Grad Students – Nominate your Department for a Suinn Minority Achievement Award; Nominations Invited for Tanaka Dissertation Award; Apply now for Summer 2008 Internships!; The 21st International Workshop on the Methodology of Twin and Family Studies: The Introductory Course