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Posts published in January 2019

Brief “Wise Interventions” Can Change Lives

Psychology’s archives are filled with well-meaning, well-funded endeavors that were meant to change lives for the better but that—alas—made no difference.   In one huge study, 500 Massachusetts boys deemed at risk for delinquency were, by the toss of a…

Notable News Flashes From Psychological Science

This entry offers three news flashes—samples of research that have captured my attention (and may wend their way into future textbook editions).   NEWS FLASH # 1:Intergroup contact makes us “less inward looking and more open to experiences.” As…

Scientific Meeting » HEAL Initiative Technical Assistance Webinar

This technical assistance webinar will provide an overview of the Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) listed below, and address general questions from potential applicants about the HEAL Preventing Opioid Use Disorder in Older Adolescents and Young Adults (ages 16-30) initiatives: RFA-DA-19-035…

Video » Discover NIMH: Mentorship and Training

NIMH is a launching pad for rising scientists. As a trainee at NIMH, you have access to expert mentors and opportunities to gain leadership experience. Source: NIH