Psychological Science Agenda
A publication of the Science Directorate
July 2008 |Vol. 22, No. 7
SCIENCE BRIEFSJodi A. Quas, PhD, and Cathy Hayakawa
The scientific study of children’s memory for stressful eventacs carries numerous theoretical and practical implications.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S COLUMN
FROM THE APA SCIENCE STUDENT COUNCIL
- See YOU in August!
The Science Student Council has designed four convention sessions for graduate students interested in research.
ALSO IN THIS ISSUE
- APA's Capitol Hill Exhibit Showcases NSF-Funded Research
The center’s interdisciplinary team is undertaking a number of research projects in the United States and around the world, both in laboratory and real-world settings, to investigate how human decision-making (by individuals, small groups and organizations) is related to adaptation to climate-related uncertainty and mitigation of climate change.
By Heather O'Beirne Kelly
- Laboratory Animal Research News
Both the House and Senate versions of the bill included two amendments that would have adversely affected aspects of research with nonhuman animals.
By Sangeeta Panicker, PhD
- Getting a Head Start for Graduate School
The 6-week SSF program gives students an opportunity to explore the intellectual, personal, and social processes of scientific inquiry and to experience cutting-edge psychological research through hands-on laboratory activities.
By Amy Pitta
- Early Summer Advanced Training Institutes Are Popular - More To Come
The first three of the five Advanced Training Institutes taking place this summer are now complete.
By Nicolle Singer
- July 2008 Announcements
“Scientists’ Guide to the APA Convention” Now Available!; Applications Invited for the 2008 APA Dissertation Research Awards; Announcing the Husted Memorial Dissertation Award for Mental Illness Services Research; Funding Opportunities for Students!
Science Policy Insider News (SPIN)
Keep up with policy issues that affect psychological science at the national level.
Read the July 2008 issue of SPIN