Psychologists Find a Place on the National Science Board

A watershed moment has arrived at the National Science Board, the governing body of the National Science Foundation.  For the first time in the prestigious body’s 56 years, three of […]... More>


NIH in the Budget Doldrums

What ended the spectacular budget growth of the National Institutes of Health, and what can bring it back? For decades NIH was the bi-partisan darling of Capitol Hill, receiving substantial […]... More>


Observation

NIH To Enhance Interdisciplinary Research with Behavioral a Science

One of the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) leading initiatives is the Roadmap for Medical Research, which is designed to promote trans-NIH research.  In an era of tightening budgets, the […]... More>


Observation

Growing Old or Living Long

Aging. To many people it’s wrinkles, retirement communities, and a steady decline in the ability to remember things. But before you reach for the Botox or buy a sports car, […]... More>


Observation

Risky Business: The Surprising ‘Rationality’ of Adolescents

Is it a good idea to swim with sharks? Is it smart to drink a bottle of Drano? What about setting your hair on fire — is that a good […]... More>