Archive for 1996

Minority Psychology Scholars Awarded Fellowships

WASHINGTON, DC, AUG. 20-0ne hundred outstanding minority scholars have been awarded fellowships in the 1996 Ford Foundation fellowship programs. and among them are several psychology scholars. The programs, which are […]... More>

Spotlight on Research: On the Neurobiological Basis of Affiliation

Two things caused a group of psychologists and neuro-scientists to come together recently at Georgetown University in Washington, DC: neurobiology and affiliation. Convened for a New York Academy of Sciences […]... More>

Scientific Integrity: We Have Met the Enemy and It Is Us

A sad chapter in scientific history closed recently when, after a l0-year investigative saga, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) exonerated a Tufts University biologist of scientific misconduct. The high […]... More>

Point-Counterpoint: Is the System for Awarding U.S. Government Basic Research Grants Scientifically Bankrupt?

“They left innovation out because it seemed a bad  idea to suggest that every grant should strive for creativity.” This statement was made by (a) the leader of a mediocre […]... More>

Protection of Participants in Genetic Research Tops the Agenda of A New Presidential Ethics Panel

President Bill Clinton’s new National Bioethics Advisory Commission will hold its first meeting on October 4 in Washington, DC, with APS fellow Diane Scott-Jones of Temple University among its 15 […]... More>