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Smoke Signals

Melbourne Hovell, a San Diego State University psychological scientist, is part of a multidisciplinary team testing a computerized smoking-cessation intervention. Among other things, the study illustrates the pivotal role of psychological research in public health. ... More>


How to Break Your Bad Work Habits


National Institutes of Health Announce 4 Funding Opportunity Announcements

The National Institutes of Health Science of Behavior Change (SOBC) Common Fund Program intends to support a collaborative research infrastructure involving an interdisciplinary team of basic and clinical scientists to develop the foundation for an experimental medicine approach to behavior change. ... More>


Does Punishing Speeders Prevent Speeding?

New research finds that tickets and citations may be important tools in convincing drivers to put the brakes on speeding. ... More>