Cognitive Neuroscience

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August and September 2018 NSF Grant Submission Deadlines

Psychological scientists looking to apply for funding from the US National Science Foundation (NSF) may be interested in the following August and September deadlines: Perception, Action & Cognition (PAC): August 1, 2018 The PAC program funds basic behavioral research focusing on perceptual, motor, and cognitive processes and interactions. Topics of More

NIH Releases Adolescent Brain Development Data to Scientists

NIH Releases Adolescent Brain Development Data to Scientists

NIH has released an enormous dataset of high-quality baseline data on a large sample of 9-and-10-year-old children, including basic participant demographics, assessments of physical and mental health, substance use, culture and environment, neurocognition, tabulated structural and functional neuroimaging data, and minimally processed brain images, as well as biological data such as pubertal hormones. More

Hofmann Recognized for Research on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

APS Fellow Stefan G. Hofmann, a professor of psychology at Boston University (BU), has received the Alexander Von Humboldt Foundation Award for his study of cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), anxiety disorders, and depression. The award, established by the German government to foster international cooperation in academia, recognizes scientists whose cutting-edge More