Month: January 2022

Carlotta M. Arthur

Engineer and Psychologist Carlotta Arthur to Head DBASSE

Engineer and psychologist Carlotta M. Arthur, currently director of the Henry Luce Foundation’s Clare Boothe Luce Program for Women in STEM, has been named the new executive director of the Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education at America’s National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.

4 days ago
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FABBS logo

FABBS Welcomes Philip Rubin as New Board President

Cst Philip E. Rubin, whose extensive resume includes leadership roles at the National Science Foundation and the Office of Science and Technology Policy, is the new president of the board of the Federation of Associations in Behavioral and Brain Sciences.

4 days ago
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Photo of actual viruses

Collaboration Tackles COVID Through Psychological Science

The Association for Psychological Science Global Collaboration on COVID-19 brought experts together to assess how their field has contributed to responding to the COVID-19 pandemic and identify possibilities for new research to answer unanswered questions.

5 days ago
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Sample of ELIZA chat

The Robot Will See You Now

David Canter follows his concern that psychologists are losing contact with people by considering how computers are presented as replacements for human ‘intelligence’. This ignores the importance of in situ person to person contact, which has been shown by the COVID pandemic to be so crucial for people.

6 days ago
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Martin Luther King Jr.

MLK and His Impact on Social Science Scholarship

In celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birth on January 15, 1929, we offer a selection of scholarship from the social science community that directly cites King’s message as a subject or the nexus of the paper.

1 week ago
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