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By most measures, we are living in the golden age of the social and behavioral sciences. Despite the modest amount and portion of funding it receives and its relevance and impact on human problems and potential, the behavioral and social sciences have many powerful critics, especially some members of Congress. ... More>
For at least a couple of reasons, APS is to be commended for devoting attention, and Observer space, to various issues surrounding interdisciplinary inquiry (Elizabeth Phillips, “Beyond the Department: An Organizational Model for Interdisciplinarity”, Observer, Vol. 26, No. 2 February, 2013). ... More>
If university administrators take simple steps to promote interdisciplinary research, psychology departments will reap big benefits. ... More>
APS Treasurer Roberta L. Klatzky revisits an September 2011 Observer article on how US psychology departments are changing their names to reflect the field. Klatzky shares updates on the current distribution of departmental monikers. ... More>
The National Science Foundation announces a new interdisciplinary behavioral and social science research competition. ... More>