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>
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>
Threats to federal funding for science are pitting current research needs against the longer-term needs of training. Unless deliberate steps are taken, training may lose. In the following editorial, which ... More>
One could argue that psychological science (PS) is defined by certain attitudes and behaviors, fortified by rigorous methods. It’s a scientific frame of mind about behavior. It’s a realm of ... More>
If they act by October 1, psychologists have a chance to influence a series of changes in peer review procedures that the National Institutes of Health (NIH) plans to try ... More>