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White House Announces BRAIN Initiative

President Barack Obama has announced the BRAIN Initiative, an ambitious program designed to treat, cure, and prevent Alzheimer’s disease, epilepsy, traumatic brain injury, and other brain disorders. ... More>


NSF Annoucement: Accelerating Integrative Research in Neuroscience and Cognitive Science

The National Science Foundation seeks proposals with the potential to transform neuroscience and cognitive science.  Proposals are due June 1, 2013. ... More>


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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>


Impact of Fiscal Year 2013 Sequestration Order on National Science Foundation Awards

Since passage of the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012, President Obama has been working with Congress to reach agreement on a balanced deficit reduction plan. If an agreement is not reached by the end of February 2013, the President will be required to issue an order on March 1, 2013, that will implement across-the-board spending cuts known as sequestration. ... More>


NSF Seeks New Director for Behavioral and Social Science Programs

The National Science Foundation’s is initiating a national search for the Assistant Director for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences (SBE), Myron Gutmann has served in this position, with distinction, since […]... More>