New Report Illustrates Impact of Evidence on Policy
A new report titled “Evidence Works: Cases Where Evidence Meaningfully Informed Policy” presents 20 case studies describing instances in which evidence was used for government policymaking at the federal, state and local levels, and where policymaking processes were designed to incorporate evidence.
PAC Up Your Research at NSF!
The Perception, Action, & Cognition program of the National Science Foundation has issued a special note to psychological scientists and others, correcting myths and misperceptions that some may have about NSF funding and encouraging scientists to apply for support.
National Academies Issues Consensus Report on Reproducibility and Replicability in Science
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine has released a consensus report on reproducibility and replicability in science.
New NAS Report Tackles Issue of Child Poverty, Engaging Psychological Science
The National Academy of Sciences Board on Children, Youth, and Families (BCYF) has released a report of a consensus study on reducing child poverty in the United States, thanks in part to key leadership by
APS Members Join NAS Committee to Study Generational Issues in the Workforce
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine are initiating a consensus study on generational issues in the workforce. APS Members will play a central role in the leadership of the study. The endeavor will evaluate the behavioral science and business management and literature on generational attitudes and behaviors.
APS Urges Increased Funding for National Science Foundation
APS has joined many scientific organizations, other groups, and lawmakers in calling for more support for NSF in the upcoming year.