Psychological Science Agenda
A publication of the Science Directorate
September 2014 | Vol. 28, No. 9
- Now available: The revised “Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing”
New version includes updates on fairness, accountability, technology and workplace issues.
- Leah Somerville receives F. J. McGuigan Early Career Investigator Prize
Psychologist investigates neural bases of emotion in adolescents.
- A hands-on research experience for psychology students: APA’s 2014 Summer Science Fellowship at George Mason University
Undergraduates engaged in lab research, learned about policy and advocacy, and received professional development training.
Clinical Practice Guidelines
- Psychologists sought for two positions on APA clinical practice guideline steering committee
Deadline for nominations is Nov. 7, 2014.
Government Relations Update
- APA Federal Budget Blog
Read the latest post.
From the Science Student Council
- Applying for fellowships in graduate school: Supporting you and your research
Tips for writing successful fellowship applications.
By Allison Gaffey
Science Highlights From the September Monitor
- Reproducing results
APA and other groups advocate for more data sharing and replication studies, although some psychologists say they aren't necessary.
- What proportion of the nation’s behavioral health providers are psychologists?
News from APA’s Center for Workforce Studies.
- Memorializing a tragedy
The new 9/11 Museum in New York City was designed with visitors' mental health in mind.
- Psychologists featured at White House summit on concussions
- Are marijuana legalization laws based on bad science?
- APA honors middle school for using psychological science to help students
- National Science Board welcomes psychologist James S. Jackson
- Spend a year working for the federal government
- In brief
Snapshots of some of the latest peer-reviewed research within psychology and related fields.
PSA is the monthly e-newsletter of the APA Science Directorate. It is read by psychologists, students, academic administrators, journalists and policymakers in Congress and federal science agencies.