Psychological Science Agenda
SCIENCE BRIEFSDouglas Medin, PhD, and Megan Bang, PhD
Envisioning the various ways the field of psychology might have evolved under various forms of restrictions is sobering, because it underlines the problems of insights lost by virtue of a lack of diversity.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S COLUMN
FROM THE APA SCIENCE STUDENT COUNCIL
- Making a Difference Through Service
This article sheds light on how to get involved in service, the difference you can make, and the benefits of becoming more service-oriented.
ALSO IN THIS ISSUE
- Eckstein, Gauthier Honored as Troland Research Award Recipients
The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) announced the recipients of a number of important awards for 2008.
- Geographic Information Systems: A New Opportunity for Psychological Scientists
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is a rapidly evolving area of research and technology that is being integrated into a wide range of fields, including economics, political science, natural resource management, urban planning, and marketing.
By Nicolle Singer
- Budget Blues–President Freezes or Cuts Several Science Programs
President Bush’s proposal takes a particularly tough stand on domestic, non-security discretionary spending, which is provided through the annual appropriations process.
By Patricia Kobor
- Distinguished Scientist Lecturers to Speak at 2008 Regional Meetings
Psychologists Renee Baillargeon, Henry L. Roediger, III, and James H. Woods have been selected to participate in the 2008 APA Distinguished Scientist Lecture Program.
By Stephanie Cox
- February 2008 Announcements
Undergraduate Statistics Program Now Taking Applications!; Upcoming Nomination Deadline: Frank J. McGuigan Young Investigator Prize; Student Travel Awards Announced for 2008 Convention; The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Announces a New Website to Facilitate Information-Sharing and Collaboration; The Elderhostel K. Patricia Cross Doctoral Research Grant; Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Investigator Awards Available; New Book on International Research Collaborations
Science Policy Insider News (SPIN)
Keep up with policy issues that affect psychological science at the national level.
Read the February 2008 issue of SPIN