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Funding Opportunity 2012 NIH Director’s Early Independence Awards

Announcing a funding opportunity for the NIH Director's Early Independence Awards for junior investigators wishing to “skip the post-doc” and immediately begin independent research. Eligible candidates must be within one year of receipt of terminal research degree or completion of clinical residency. All areas of research relevant to the mission of NIH welcome, budgets may be up to $250,000 in direct costs per year for up to five years.... More>

Understanding Your Mind Is Mission Critical

Observer Article

What Keeps Adults Well?

The puzzle of human well-being has occupied scientists for centuries. In June, the Basic Behavioral & Social Science Opportunity Network (OppNet) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) hosted a forum to demonstrate how such large-scale biopsychosocial surveys can be useful tools in helping investigators to examine the life course trajectories of different aspects of well-being.... More>


All of Science Stands Behind Behavioral Science at NSF


In an APS-inspired effort, the science and engineering community has joined forces to oppose cuts in funding for basic behavioral and social science research at the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF).... More>