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All of Science Stands Behind Behavioral Science at NSF

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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>


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Anatomy of a New Federal Program

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Not long ago, NIH invited 250 of the best scientific minds from universities across the country to advise on how to start a $120–150 million research project. It ended ten years later in not such a usual way — even for Washington — with a major new initiative at NIH called OppNet, shorthand for Basic Behavioral Science Opportunity Network, the focus of the recent meeting. We both believe its results are going to change the face of health care. ... More>


Groups Call for Scientists to Engage the Body Politic


Federal Funding Agencies at the APS Annual Convention

Submitting grant applications is often a nail-biting, anxiety-causing process. In this uncertain economic climate, it can be more stressful than ever to apply for funding for research projects. The “Federal Funding Opportunities for Psychological Scientists” symposium at the APS 23rd Annual Convention could not have come at a better time. In the symposium, speakers from many federal agencies described their respective agencies and offered suggestions as to where psychological scientists can look for research support.... More>