New Report Finds “Gaps and Variation” in Behavioral Science at NIH
A new NIH report emphasizes the importance of behavioral science in improving health, observes that support for these sciences at NIH is unevenly distributed, and makes recommendations for how to improve their support at the agency.
APS Advocates for Psychological Science in New Pandemic Preparedness Bill
APS has written to the U.S. Senate to encourage the integration of psychological science into a new draft bill focused on U.S. pandemic preparedness and response.
APS Urges Psychological Science Expertise in New U.S. Pandemic Task Force
APS has responded to urge that psychological science expertise be included in the group’s personnel and activities.
Society Needs Science—and Science Needs Society
Scientists must strengthen our connections with the public to better ensure that accurate and modern insights into human behavior are used to inform decisions.
In Their Own Words: Lives Lost in 2021
Excerpts from the research of a few of the remarkable psychological scientists we said goodbye to this year.
Policy Watch: Promising Developments for Psychological Science in U.S. Arena
APS priorities are echoed in the U.S. budgeting process and an increase in NSF Graduate Fellowships.