Psychological Science Agenda
Science BriefDavid Matsumoto and Hyi Sung Hwang
Basic research leads to training programs that improve people’s ability to detect emotions.
- Psychology graduates now eligible for STEM visa extensions
Policy enables foreign students to remain in U.S. for further training and research.
- National Academy of Sciences adds three psychologists
- Six psychologists elected to American Academy of Arts & Sciences
Government Relations Update
- NICHD requests comments on 10-year Scientific Vision Process
Institute seeks comments on white papers from scientists, new investigators, and external organizations.
- APA Federal Budget Blog
Read the latest post.
- Richard Suzman of the National Institute on Aging
NIA official discusses new directions and opportunities in behavioral research on aging.
From The Science Student Council
- Teaching & research: Can you really do both while in graduate school?
It’s challenging, but with proper planning it can be done.
By Natale Sciolino
- APA Dissertation Research Awards and Early Graduate Student Researcher Awards: Call for applications
- 2011 APF/COGDOP graduate research scholarships: Call for applications
- 2012 APA Distinguished Scientific Awards program: Call for nominations
- APA seeks comments on proposed Prevention Science & Practice Guidelines
- Comments invited on DSM-5 draft
Science Highlights from the May Monitor
New research, new insights
Highlights of APA’s 2011 Annual Convention in Washington, D.C., Aug.
Psychology’s push for social justice
This year’s presidential programming at the Convention asks how psychological science can help ensure access to opportunities for all Americans.
The psychology of cells
New techniques are allowing researchers to measure how the environment affects gene expression, leading to some remarkable insights, including the finding that loneliness primes the immune system to turn on its inflammatory response — a risk factor for disease.
APA is front and center at White House bullying conference
Psychologists’ research plays prominent role at a March 10 conference on preventing bullying.
On the tenure track? Here are four keys to making sure you get the ultimate prize.
Opening minds to the ‘wonder years’
Psychologist Karen Cadigan is teaching policymakers and the public about early childhood.
A sample of recently published findings.