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Massive NIH Effort to Understand Substance Use in Adolescents

APS Fellow BJ Casey of Weill Medical College of Cornell University is among the researchers receiving funding from 13 grants announced by the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) in […]... More>

Observer Article

The Science of Behavior Change

The US National Institutes of Health initiative on the Science of Behavior Change is supporting novel research on interventions designed to help people live healthier lives. Melissa Riddle and Rebecca Ferrer summarize the program's accomplishments. ... More>

Interdisciplinary Brain Research Gets Major Support from Kavli Foundation

The Kavli Foundation and its university partners announced a commitment of over $100 million in new funds to enable interdisciplinary research on the brain and brain-related disorders ... More>

Observer Article

A Seal of Approval for Clinical Treatments

In an age when all branches of health care face increasing scrutiny from regulatory bodies, APS Fellow Dean McKay, Evan M. Forman, Brett Thombs, and David F. Tolin emphasize the need to back mental-health interventions with hard, empirical evidence. The crucial first step, they agree, will be revising guidelines for determining whether a treatment qualifies as empirically sound. ... More>

Presidential Column

Thoughts on the Future of Data Sharing

APS President Nancy Eisenberg warns that recent federal policy changes on scientific data sharing could threaten the quality of data, the privacy of research participants, and even the design of studies. ... More>