Psychological Science Agenda
A publication of the Science Directorate
October 2003 |Vol. 16, No. 5
SCIENCE BRIEFSCraig A. Anderson, PhD
Studies provide converging evidence that exposure to media violence is a significant risk factor for aggressive and violent behavior.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S COLUMN
- How Many Psychology Majors Does it Take to Produce an Informed Public?
Those in Academia must invite colleagues to their laboratories; they and other researchers must volunteer to give lectures to clubs both in high schools and in their own college and university, at museums and other public venues.
By Kurt Salzinger, PhD
- Human Factors Expert
I knew that getting a PhD in Psychology was geared toward preparing students for an academic career, and I had in the back of my mind that this might not be what I wanted, but I kept my thoughts to myself, and threw myself into grad school.
- October 2003 Announcements
Advanced Training Institute Sorts the Data; Special Research Meeting on National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being (NSCAW); Nominees Sought for National Science Foundation Distinguished Teaching Scholars Awards; American Psychological Foundation Announces: Deadlines for Upcoming Research Grants and Awards; Grants Available for Scientific Conferences: Proposals Invited; Workshop on Responsible Conduct of Research in Psychological Science: April 13–14, 2004; Conducting Research on the Internet: New Report Available; Obituaries