Graphic Warning Labels Linked to Reduced Sugary Drink Purchases
Warning labels that include photos linking sugary drink consumption with obesity, type 2 diabetes, and tooth decay may reduce purchases of the drinks, a field study shows.
NIH Releases Strategic Plan for Data Science
Following an open comment period seeking community input, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has released its first-ever Strategic Plan for Data Science in recognition of the challenges inherent to storing, managing, and publishing behavioral
Following New Report, American Academy Issues Call for Support of Language Learning
The American Academy of Arts & Sciences has issued a call to action that encourages leaders to build capacity in languages other than English and supports language learning. APS is a signatory on the call.
Implicit Bias, Reproducibility on the Agenda at NSF Advisory Panel
Read an update on NSF’s May 2018 Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences Advisory Committee meeting.
Speaking Evidence to Policy
The Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking has issued a report that points to significant new opportunities in research and leadership for psychological scientists with expertise in areas including judgment and decision making, analysis and research design, data privacy and ethics issues, and more.
Congress Stops NIH From Implementing New Clinical Trials Policy
Congress has directed NIH to delay a new policy that would reclassify basic research involving humans as “clinical trials”, a change that APS opposed.