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
Can Childhood Stress Affect the Immune System?
Whether it’s growing up in gut-wrenching poverty, dealing with dysfunctional family dynamics, or coping with persistent bullying in school, extreme adversity can shatter a child’s sense of emotional well-being. But does it also place kids
Make Your Voice Heard on NIH Proposal
NIH has issued a Request for Information asking the community to weigh in on a number of questions related to basic behavioral science, and NIH needs to hear from individual scientists like you that basic human subjects research should not be classified as clinical trials.
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.
New Report Reflects NCCIH Research Interest in Emotional Well-being
Today, I’m pleased to tell you about an exciting new direction at NCCIH for advancing our prevention research portfolio. One of the objectives in both NIH’s and NCCIH’s current strategic plans is to “foster health
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