Archive for 1996

Trends-Countertrends: A Large Physical Commitment to Psychological Science

Bucking the recent trend of cutbacks and a “less-is-more” philosophy in funding, Washington University in St. Louis has recently taken a big step-capped by the opening of a new $28-million […]... More>

Spotlight on Research: A Specific Cognitive Weakness Is Attributed to a Single Gene Deletion

Behavioral neuroscience has passed another milestone; for the first time, a specific weakness in cognitive ability has been linked to deletion of a single gene. APS Fellow Carolyn B. Mervis […]... More>

International Psychology: Who's Ahead: Russia or the U.S.?…In Chaos Theory, That Is

Moscow, RUSSIA- “For us Russians, it has always been a favorite sport or pastime to make up all kinds of new methodolgies,” said Irina Trifomova, chair of the Russian branch […]... More>

Young Scientists Get Quick B/Start at NIDA

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) has awarded the first round of grants under its new Behavioral Science Track Award for Rapid Transition (B/START) initiative. This $500,000 small grants […]... More>

Survey Research on Minors Is Safe, for Now

Survey researchers can breathe a sigh of relief, as the 104th Congress has adjourned, and, for now, the Family Privacy Protection Act has died. Assumed by many to be headed […]... More>