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The future looks bright for the field of psychological science. The Observer presents the 2013 class of movers and shakers who are propelling science into new directions. This is the first of a multi-part series, so you can look forward to more stars. ... More>
The National Academy of Science has received a gift of $3.5 million from APS Fellow Richard C. Atkinson to establish the NAS Prize in Psychological and Cognitive Sciences. Beginning in 2014, a $200,000 prize will be given biennially to an individual (or pair of individuals) "responsible for significant advances in the psychological and cognitive sciences with important applications for formal and systematic theory in these fields.” ... More>
The NIH Opportunity Network (OppNet) request for applications is to support projects that elucidate mechanisms underlying stigma that are relevant across health conditions or stigmatized statuses. ... More>
Today many scientists struggle to get the public interested in psychological research. To help social psychologists reach larger audiences, In-Mind Magazine will organize a May 23 workshop, Writing and Communicating with the General Public, in conjunction with the APS 25th Annual Convention in Washington, D.C. ... More>
What you eat each meal impacts your body — and your brain. March is National Nutrition Month, and psychological science can help us understand the social, mental, and behavioral factors that impact how we choose food on a daily basis. ... More>