NIH Encourages Studying the Social Contagion of Substance Abuse
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) has issued a Notice of Special Interest inviting grant applications proposing to study the social contagion of behavior and substance abuse.
Psychological Scientist Jamie L. Hanson Receives NIH Honor
The National Institutes of Health Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research honored psychological scientist Jamie L. Hanson (University of Pittsburgh) with the Matilda White Riley Early Stage Investigator Paper Award.
New NIH Funding Opportunities Targeting Opioid Crisis
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has released a series of new funding opportunity announcements focused on the opioid crisis which may be of interest to the psychological science community. These opportunities, which are connected
Funding Opportunities for Studying Tobacco and Tobacco Regulation
Psychological scientists may be interested in new funding opportunities available for researchers studying the regulation of tobacco products. This opportunity, a cross-institute initiative from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), specifically seeks scientists who study
Combining Cannabis and Alcohol Amplifies Crash Risks
Cannabis and alcohol are the drugs most commonly detected in the systems of drivers involved in crashes, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Decades of research has looked at the impairing effects of
Reducing the Public Health Burden of Drug Abuse
Minda Lynch of the National Institute on Drug Abuse presented her research on “Reducing the Public Health Burden of Drug Abuse: Behavioral and Social Sciences Research at the National Institute on Drug Abuse” at the