Psychological Science Agenda
A publication of the Science Directorate
October 2009 |Vol. 23, No. 10
SCIENCE BRIEFSAp Dijksterhuis
When you're faced with an important decision, people often recommend you "sleep on it." Does science support that belief?
IN THE SCIENCE DIRECTORATE
- Advanced Training Institute Courses Immerse Scientists in Innovative Methodologies
More than 100 psychologists, behavioral scientists and graduate students participated in these informative courses.
By Nicolle Singer
- My Summer at APA: How Research Came to Life for Me
As an intern in APA's Science Directorate, this undergraduate experienced policy-related activities firsthand.
By Josiah Leong
GOVERNMENT RELATIONSHIPS UPDATE
- Duane Alexander Announces Departure from NICHD
The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development's director has served since 1986.
By Karen Studwell
- What are APA’s Main Concerns at the National Institutes of Health?
APA shares concerns about personnel appointments, political attacks on research and other issues with NIH's new director.
By Pat Kobor
- Trick or Treat? Fiscal Year 2010 Funding Decisions Postponed Until Halloween
As Fiscal Year 2009 ended, Congress had made little progress on passing the appropriations bills that fund the federal government.
By Karen Studwell
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S COLUMN
FROM THE APA SCIENCE STUDENT COUNCIL
- Curing Researcher's Block: Generating Innovative Research Ideas
Attending lectures, reading broadly and other strategies can help you develop new projects.
By Winny Shen
- Federal Research Funding Opportunities for Psychological Science
Explore new funding announcements from federal agencies that support research and training in psychological science and multidisciplinary areas.
- Grant Available for LGB Family Psychology or Family Therapy
The Roy Scrivner Memorial Research Grants provides up to $12,000 to graduate student researchers.
- Fellowships for Child Psychology Research
The Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Fellowship provides up to $25,000 to doctoral candidates.
- Summer Research Grants for Underrepresented Minority Groups in Neuroscience
This program supports junior faculty seeking to launch research programs with undergraduate student collaborators.