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The National Academy of Science has received a gift of $3.5 million from APS Fellow Richard C. Atkinson to establish the NAS Prize in Psychological and Cognitive Sciences. Beginning in 2014, a $200,000 prize will be given biennially to an individual (or pair of individuals) "responsible for significant advances in the psychological and cognitive sciences with important applications for formal and systematic theory in these fields.” ... More>
The Intel Science Talent Search (Intel STS) is the nation's most prestigious pre-college science competition. Representing the field of psychological science in this year’s contest was Michael Zhang of Smithtown High School East in New York. ... More>
Since passage of the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012, President Obama has been working with Congress to reach agreement on a balanced deficit reduction plan. If an agreement is not reached by the end of February 2013, the President will be required to issue an order on March 1, 2013, that will implement across-the-board spending cuts known as sequestration. ... More>
APS Fellow Jane Close Conoley has been named Acting Chancellor of the University of California, Riverside. She is currently a professor of counseling, clinical, and school psychology and the dean of the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education at the University of California, Santa Barbara. ... More>
National Institutes of Health Director announced that APS Fellow and Charter Member Richard Nakamura will be the new director for the NIH’s Center for Scientific Review (CSR). Nakamura has been serving as the acting director since September 2011. ... More>