Federal Funding

The National Institute of Health (NIH) has announced funding opportunities of potential interest to psychological scientists. NIH’s Office of Behavioral and Social Science Research (OBSSR), in conjunction with several other NIH institutes, is looking to support efforts to conduct intensive longitudinal analysis of health behaviors, with a focus on leveraging More

In the summer of 2016, seven undergraduate students from across the United States participated in the University of Missouri’s first Alcohol Research Training Summer School (MU-ARTSS), an internship geared toward training students from diverse backgrounds in the psychological science of alcohol use and dependency. MU-ARTSS provides undergraduate students with an More

Apply for Developmental Sciences funding opportunities by clicking here, and apply for Science of Learning funding opportunities by clicking here. Reflecting promising new directions in research in two main areas in psychological science, research in learning and in lifespan development will now each have dedicated programs at the National Science More

Many of the world’s most challenging issues – poverty, health behavior change, and globalization – are at their core issues that can be solved with a better understanding of human behavior. Making progress on solving these complex, multidimensional issues increasingly requires interdisciplinary collaboration across research disciplines. But the way most More

When academics, legislators, media outlets, and the general public raise concerns about women’s underrepresentation in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields, they often describe the issue in generalities. This tendency can be deceptive, as there are vast differences among the many STEM disciplines. In more nuanced discussions, engineering and More