A New Force for Behavioral Science in Aging Research
In March, Lisbeth Nielsen took over leadership of the Division of Behavioral and Social Research at the National Institute on Aging (NIA).
Study the Effects of Extreme Weather and Climate Change on Aging
The National Institute on Aging (NIA) has announced its special interest on integrative research studying the effects that extreme weather has on aging human populations.
International Funding For Research on Aging, Extending Human Health
Psychological scientists across the world studying aging and later-in-life health have an exciting new opportunity for funding for their research: the Healthy Longevity Global Grand Challenge, organized by the US National Academy of Medicine.
NIH Funding for Institutional Research Programs in Data Analytics for Behavioral Sciences Research
The National Institutes of Health is funding new training opportunities in advanced data analytics for behavioral and social sciences research.
Lonely people prefer to stand farther away from those they love
A recent NIA-funded study reports lonely people are more likely to prefer greater interpersonal distances from close friends and family. Over two experiments, close to 600 men and women were surveyed to determine how close
New NSF-NIH Initiative on Smart and Connected Health
The National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation have launched a new interagency initiative dedicated to the topic of smart and connected health.