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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>


APS Fellow Nakamura to Direct the NIH’s Center for Scientific Review

National Institutes of Health Director announced that APS Fellow and Charter Member Richard Nakamura will be the new director for the NIH’s Center for Scientific Review (CSR). Nakamura has been serving as the acting director since September 2011. ... More>


Changing Our Environment Can Change Our Diets

Brian Wansink of Cornell University explains how what is happening around us influences the way we eat. ... More>


Observation

OppNet Social and Behavioral Research Grant: Culture, Health, and Wellbeing

OppNet, NIH's Opportunity Network for basic behavioral and social science research grants, announces its second FY2013 RFA: Basic social and behavioral research on culture, health, and wellbeing (R24).  Applications are due December 17, 2012. ... More>