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OppNet Request for Applications: Basic Sociobehavioral Research on Stigma

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>


Food for Thought

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>


Funding Opportunity: NIH “Strengthening the Biomedical Research Workforce” Program

The NIH Common Fund’s Strengthening the Biomedical Research Workforce program announces a new Funding Opportunity to solicit applications for the Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training (BEST) awards. ... More>


OppNet Announces its First FY2014 RFA

The NIH’s Basic Behavioral and Social Science Opportunity Network, announces its first FY2014 RFA: Short-term mentored career enhancement awards in the basic behavioral and social sciences: Cross-training at the intersection of animal models and human investigation (K18: RFA-DA-14-002). ... More>


Presidential Column

Small Investment, Big Returns

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>