The Dangers of “Bureaucra-think”: Research Demonstrates Structural Bias and Racism in Mental Health Organizations
A recent study reveals how organizational-level biases affect how patients and even providers are viewed—and in ways that can produce racial and ethnic inequities.
Apply for the National Institutes of Health Early-Stage Investigator Paper Competition
The Matilda White Riley Early Stage Investigator Paper Competition recognizes emerging scientists whose research reflect Dr. Matilda White Riley’s vision of research excellence in health-related behavioral and social sciences.
Funding and Policy: Science and Policy Intersect in Public Health Program at APS 2022
Headlining science policy programs at APS 2022 was a special panel organized by U.S. government scientists and behavioral research experts on public health and vaccine policy.
New Report Finds “Gaps and Variation” in Behavioral Science at NIH
A new NIH report emphasizes the importance of behavioral science in improving health, observes that support for these sciences at NIH is unevenly distributed, and makes recommendations for how to improve their support at the agency.
Funding and Policy: U.S. 2022 Budget Passes, Containing Important Provisions for Psychological Science
Aspects of the new budget reflect APS’s yearlong advocacy and priorities and carry increases for key funders.
Science in Service: Providing Behavioral Advice During a Pandemic
Michael Bang Petersen offers three principles for advising public policymakers based on his experience serving the Danish government.