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New evidence-based policy team in Washington, DC hiring psychological scientists

A new scientific team in the Executive Office of the Mayor of Washington, DC is hiring psychological scientists, data scientists, and others, with a September 19 deadline. This new team, […]... More>

Cornell University Funds Data Science Fellowship

The Data Incubator is an intensive 8-week fellowship that prepares Masters, PhDs, and postdocs in the STEM and social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists. The program is […]... More>

Building Better Science Means Breaking Down Barriers

In order to build better behavioral science, researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are starting by tearing down walls. ... More>

Observer Article

Rotten Reviews Redux

"Boring as hell" said a reviewer in rejecting a paper by APS Fellow Terrie E. Moffitt. Moffitt, APS Board Member Thomas H. Carr, and APS Fellow Carol Dwyer join a collection of leading scientists sharing their most stinging rejections from journal editors. ... More>

Observer Article

Lessons Learned From a Life in Science

As a college student, APS Past President Michael Gazzaniga wrote a letter to neuropsychologist Roger Sperry asking about summer job possibilities. That small step not only landed Gazzaniga a fellowship in Sperry's lab but also seeded his groundbreaking research on the split-brain effect. In his APS William James Fellow Award Address, he advises young scientists to "just write the letter" when they want to jumpstart a career in science. ... More>