Funding

NSF Gives Clinical Students a Shot At Winning Graduate Fellowships

Science Magazine: In 2010, after years of tolerating an ambiguous policy on whether clinical or counseling psychology fits into the U.S. National Science Foundation’s (NSF’s) mission to fund basic science, agency officials announced that they would reject any application—without even reviewing it—from students in clinical or counseling psychology graduate programs. More

James McKeen Cattell Fund Fellowship 2012-2013 Recipients

We are pleased to announce the recipients of the James McKeen Cattell Fund Fellowships. The Fellowships are awarded yearly to North American university faculty committed to developing scientific research in psychology and its applications to improving human welfare. The award includes financial support that allows recipients to extend their sabbatical More

Understanding Your Mind Is Mission Critical

Scientific American: Earlier this year, Senator Tom Coburn published a report called “Under the Microscope,” in which he criticized the funding of any research he couldn’t immediately understand as important. Of particularly dubious value, in Coburn’s opinion, are the behavioral and social sciences—including my own field, psychology. Following his report More

Research on Hearing Communication and Health Gets Center Stage at NIDCD

Behavioral Research at NIDCD by William Yost Examples of Funding for Behavioral Science Research at NIDCD Harnessing the Human Factor in Hearing Assistance by David G. Myers Addressing the ‘Cultural Inertia’ by Caroline M. Kobek Pezzarossi Behavioral Research at NIDCD NIDCD supports hearing, communication, and health research in multiple disciplines More