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An Executive Order from President Obama represents a watershed event for psychological science and related disciplines. Under the directive, behavioral researchers will be at the forefront of helping policymakers test strategies aimed at persuading Americans to save for retirement, conserve energy, and much more. ... More>
In a collaboration with SBST, federal agencies found that sending an email at just the right time of day could considerably improve response rates. ... More>
The Society for Research in Child Development, SRCD, is seeking applications for upcoming Policy Fellowships for 2013-2014. There are two types of Fellowships: Congressional and Executive Branch which both provide Fellows with exciting opportunities to come to Washington, DC and use their research skills in child development outside of the academic setting to inform public policy. Deadline to apply: December 15, 2012 ... More>
When evaluating job applicants, employers want to be sure that they choose the right person for the job. New research suggests that a different factor — employee interests — may be a better way to predict who will perform well on the job. ... More>
Adam Putnam shares key strategies for drafting a competitive application, specifically for National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships. ... More>