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Presidential Column

Thoughts on the Future of Data Sharing

APS President Nancy Eisenberg warns that recent federal policy changes on scientific data sharing could threaten the quality of data, the privacy of research participants, and even the design of studies. ... More>


OPRE Grant Announcement: Family Strengthening Scholars

The Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation (OPRE) in the Administration for Children and Families, US Department of Health and Human Services has recently published a discretionary research funding announcement. […]... More>


Real-Time Data May Be the Best Backseat Driver

Researchers from the University of Groningen find that live in-car feedback with financial Pay-As-You-Drive incentives dramatically reduced speeding and unsafe driving behavior. ... More>


Negative Emotional Cues Send Drivers to Distraction

New research investigating the role of emotions in distracted driving finds that hearing, as well as seeing, emotional words can have a significant impact on the way we drive. ... More>


Predicting Psychosis

In the search for new ways to prevent and treat mental illnesses, scientists are refining their understanding of the interplay between environmental factors and brain development in these disorders. Elaine […]... More>