Psychological Science Agenda
SCIENCE BRIEFSChantel Prat, PhD and Marcel Adam Just, PhD
Individual differences in the ability to execute cognitive processes must ultimately be underpinned by differences in neural functioning.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S COLUMN
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- Congratulations to our 2008 Student Travel Award Winners!
This year, nearly 100 students will receive $300 each to support their travel to the 2008 APA Convention in Boston, MA.
By Nicolle Singer
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