Psychological Science Agenda
A publication of the Science Directorate
March 2008 |Vol. 22, No. 3
SCIENCE BRIEFSQi Wang, PhD
The phenomenon of childhood amnesia poses an intriguing dilemma.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S COLUMN
FROM THE APA SCIENCE STUDENT COUNCIL
- How Science Informs Clinical Practice and Vice Versa
In psychology there tends to be a rift between the “scientists” and the “practitioners."
ALSO IN THIS ISSUE
- Attacks on Nonhuman Animal Researchers Increase in Frequency and Severity
Recent months have seen an increase in the activities of anti-nonhuman animal research groups against laboratory animal researchers.
By Sangeeta Panicker, PhD
- Advocates, Start Your Engines: Lobbying for Research Funding Increases Will Be a Long Haul
This is a critical year for science funding. Scientists are often the most effective spokespeople about the trickle-down effects of budget cuts--so don’t miss a chance to speak out.
By Patricia Kobor
- APA Cohosts Workshop on Enhancing Diversity in Science
On February 28, APA collaborated with several other organizations and held a full day workshop for professional association and scientific society leadership to brainstorm opportunities to enhance diversity in science.
By Elizabeth Hoffman
- Science Award Recipients Announced
APA recently announced the names of the recipients of the 2008 APA Distinguished Scientific Contribution Awards.
- March 2008 Announcements
Looking for Training in New Research or Statistical Methods? Let APA Help!;Culture of Service Nominations Due; Call for Nominations for APA Distinguished Science Awards; Call for Nominations: Meritorious Research Service Commendation; CARE Seeks Comments on Guidelines For Ethical Conduct in the Care and Use of Animals; Deadline Nears for Student Travel Award Competition; Community Science Fellowships and Community Teachers Fellowships; Dalmas A. Taylor Memorial Summer Minority Policy Fellowship
Science Policy Insider News (SPIN)
Keep up with policy issues that affect psychological science at the national level.
Read the March 2008 issue of SPIN