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While a passion for scientific and technological innovation and the promise of a career with above-average job prospects may lead many undergraduate students to declare a major in a scientific field, fewer than half of them will actually complete their degree in one of these areas, according to a 2012 report by the National Center for Education Statistics. ... More>
This discussion describes current funding opportunities at NSF to support the Science of Broadening Participation. Researchers in the psychological sciences are particularly well represented within the SBP, and specific topics […] More>
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>
The National Science Foundation seeks proposals with the potential to transform neuroscience and cognitive science. Proposals are due June 1, 2013. ... More>
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>