Psychological Science Agenda
SCIENCE BRIEFSRichard Pak, PhD, and Aideen Stronge, PhD
Recently, we focused our research efforts on two separate, but complimentary projects: older adults' use of e-health information services and the factors that affect their adoption (or lack thereof) of advanced e-health maintenance services such as Personal Health Records (PHRs).
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S COLUMN
FROM THE APA SCIENCE STUDENT COUNCIL
- How to Publish
While getting your articles published is hard work, taking these steps will improve both your chances of getting your work accepted and improve your attitude/expectations regarding the review process.
- Where are they now? A look at APASSC's past Early Researcher Award Winners
Past winners of early researcher awards indicated that the award was a boost to the start of their graduate careers.
By Suzanne L. Dean
ALSO IN THIS ISSUE
- 2008 Science Leadership Conference Looks to the Future of Scientific Communication
The theme of the conference was Designing the Future: Innovations in Knowledge Dissemination for Psychological Science.
By Howard S. Kurtzman, PhD
- APA Welcomes the Joint Committee on Educational Evaluation (JCSEE) and the International Organization for Standardization (ISO)
The JCSEE has received funding from the National Science Foundation to host a national conference on benchmarking student evaluation practices.
By Frank C. Worrell, PhD
- Culture of Service Awards Presented at 2008 Science Leadership Conference
The APA Board of Scientific Affairs (BSA) selected the recipients for the two awards, the Departmental Award for Culture of Service in the Psychological Sciences and the Award for Distinguished Service to Psychological Science.
- APA Science Student Council Early Researcher Award Winners Announced
Winners announced: Faith Brozovich, for her paper titled Post-Event Processing: Self-Evaluation of Performance in Social Anxiety and Zhicheng Lin, for his paper Binding and Attentional Selection in Face Recognition.
By Amy Pitta
- Recipients Announced for the 2008 APF/COGDOP Graduate Research Scholarships in Psychology
The award recipients scored the highest on a variety of criteria, including their description of the context of the research, research design, and the theoretical and applied value of the study.
By Nicolle Singer
- High-level Openings at NIMH and NSF
The occupants of these positions have the opportunity to help shape the future direction of federal funding for research and training in the behavioral and brain sciences.
- November 2008 Announcements
Applications Due in January for APA Executive Branch Science Fellowship; Call for Nominations: Master Lecturers and Distinguished Scientist Lecturers; Grants Available for Scientific Conferences, Proposals Invited; Research Funding Opportunities from NSF and NIH; NSF Accepting Nominations for the 2009 Alan T Waterman Award; Call for Nominations: National Medal of Science
Science Policy Insider News (SPIN)
Keep up with policy issues that affect psychological science at the national level.
Read the November 2008 issue of SPIN