Psychological Science Agenda

A publication of the Science Directorate
October 2008 | Vol. 22, No. 9

SCIENCE BRIEFS

Cytokines Mediate the Adverse Effects of Social Stress in an Animal Model of Multiple Sclerosis

By Mary W. Meagher, PhD, and C. Jane R. Welch, PhD

We discuss research from our laboratory suggesting that stress-induced increases in central nervous system inflammation mediate the adverse effects of stress in an animal model of MS.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S COLUMN

FROM THE APA SCIENCE STUDENT COUNCIL

  • In Search of Graduate Student Leaders!
    A recent SSC member summed up the experience well in stating that "it was a great opportunity to meet some of my psychology research idols and to learn more about the inner workings of APA and all that it does for psychologists."

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • October 2008 Announcements
    Apply now for APA Travel Grants to Attend 2008/2009 International Conferences; AAAS Program to Highlight Research on Comparative Cognition; Faculty, Graduate Student Grants Available; 2009 National Science Foundation's East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes Fellowship Competition Is Now Open; National Science Foundation Seeks Assistant Director for SBE