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Mind Reading: Steven Pinker’s Case for Why the World Is Heading Toward Peace

TIME: Amidst the headlines tallying the damage wrought by persistent economic decline, cataclysmic climate change and unbending political stalemate — among other things — Harvard psychology professor Steven Pinker brings good news. In his new 802-page masterwork, The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined, the bestselling author and More

OppNet Request for Applications for Three-year Research Projects: Basic Research on Decision Making(R01)

OppNet, NIH’s Basic Behavioral and Social Science Opportunity Network, released a new RFA for three-year research projects: Basic research on decision making: Cognitive, affective, and developmental perspectives (R01). Basic research on decision making: Cognitive, affective, and developmental perspectives (R01) Deadlines Letter of intent: December 18, 2011 Application: January 18, 2012 More