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Volume 10, Issue3May/June, 1997
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Testimony presented to NIH appropriations committee states APS priorities Question: Which of the following statements is true? (a) Many of the nation’s most pressing health and social problems are behavioral in nature. (b) Psychologists are grantees at virtually everyone of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). (c) NIH should support More

Stephen Toulmin, the philosopher of science, called a free market of ideas the best safeguard against intellectual tyranny and dishonesty in science. When scientific theories and research reports compete, the best theories and the most robust findings eventually win over the majority of scientists and eliminate weaker and erroneous research. More

President and Mrs. Clinton met with a dozen researchers and child experts April 17, to explore child development issues at the White House Conference on Early Childhood Development and Learning: What the Newest Research on the Brain Tells Us About Our Youngest Children. Spotlighting recent research findings, especially those dealing More

Of the ten leading causes of death in the United States today, seven are directly tied to human behavior (e.g., tobacco smoking, poor eating habits, lifestyle). What is more, half of all premature deaths are also attributable to human behavior, according to research. This is the modern landscape of morbidity More