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A Letter to Young Scientists

Psychological science in the 21st century promises to be quite different from that of the preceding century. During the 20th century, we saw a specialization, differentiation, and development of various […]... More>


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Opportunities for Psychological Scientists at the National Institute on Drug Abuse

The fiscal year 2008 federal budget for research and development did not keep pace with inflation for the fourth consecutive year. The budget for research and development at the National […]... More>


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Opportunities for Psychological Scientists at the National Institute of Mental Health

You may have heard that basic federal research funding for psychological scientists has fallen on hard times. But has it? To examine this question, I consulted the historical data on […]... More>


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Opportunities for Psychological Scientists at the National Institute on Aging

In prior columns, I have discussed the centrality of psychological science as a hub discipline, the rise in collaborative and interdisciplinary science, and the important role psychological scientists have to […]... More>


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Metrics of Science

Assessments of science are important for many different reasons. For individuals early in their careers, metrics of scientific work can provide valuable feedback about where they stand and the progress […]... More>