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Observer Article

Employee Interests Predict How They Will Perform on the Job

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>


Student Notebook

Ten Tips for Applying to the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program

Adam Putnam shares key strategies for drafting a competitive application, specifically for National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships. ... More>


Observer Article

Tips for Reeling in Grants From Scientists Who Know

Lisa Feldman Barrett, Lisbeth Nielsen, Melissa W. Riddle, Emily Falk, Betty Turner, and Rebecca A. Ferrer share their wisdom about federal funding. ... More>


Federal Funding for Basic Psychological Science

Federal funding panel

With tight budgets and dramatic cuts in federal funding, can researchers realistically hope for government funding for their work? This was the topic of conversation at the Federal Funding for Basic Psychological Science Workshop, held Thursday in Chicago at the 24th APS Annual Convention. ... More>


Student Notebook

A Recommended Dose of Psychopharmacology

Psychopharmacology is a part of many large research programs found in universities, government labs, and pharmaceutical companies around the world. The future of psychopharmacology looks bright. ... More>