Psychological Science Agenda
- Gun violence research: History of the federal funding freeze
Newtown tragedy may lead to lifting of freeze in place since 1996.
By Christine Jamieson
- Meet the 2013 APA Distinguished Scientist Lecturers
Lera Boroditsky and Patricia Greenfield to be featured at regional conferences.
- Convention sessions especially for science-oriented graduate students
Programs organized by the APA Science Student Council and the APAGS Science Committee.
Government Relations Update
- APA Federal Budget Blog
Read the latest post.
From the Science Student Council
- Call for nominations: Meritorious Research Service Commendation
- Applications now being accepted for late-breaking poster session at APA convention
- Graduate students: Apply for travel awards for 2013 APA convention
- Early career basic scientists: Apply for travel awards for 2013 APA convention
- Application window opens for Tobacco Regulatory Science Fellowship
- Nominations invited for APA boards and committees
- APA offers Advanced Training Institutes for summer 2013
- Nominate your department or colleague for an APA Culture of Service Award
- APA award for psychology librarians: Call for nominations
- Call for nominations: 2014 APA Distinguished Scientific Awards Program
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Science highlights from the February Monitor
Interesting results: Can they be replicated?
In the wake of scandal, psychologists are encouraging more data sharing and replication studies.
Sexual hook-up culture
With more emerging adults having casual sex, researchers are exploring psychological consequences of such encounters.
Colds and cognition
Studies offer fresh insights on the cognitive effects of colds and why some people may be more susceptible to them.
Outsmarting con artists
Stanford University psychologist Laura Carstensen has co-founded a research center aimed at preventing catastrophic incidents of financial fraud.
Easing ADHD without meds
Psychologists are using research-backed behavioral interventions that effectively treat children with ADHD.
Teens who've spent time in the juvenile justice system have higher rates of psychiatric disorders, new research finds.
Committed to kids' well-being
APF Koppitz grantees are advancing child development research in such areas as autism and sickle cell disease.
The science and workforce of health
Steven Breckler on APA's new Center for Psychology and Health.
Snapshots of recently published findings.