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organizational chart of behavioral science careers

A Guide to Career Paths in Behavioral Science

Practicing behavioral scientist Preeti Kotamarthi finds it reassuring to know that this subject, which literally burst on the scene only a few years ago, has gained acceptance around the world, and students brave enough to study it now have a career to look forward to.

2 months ago
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New Report: The Social Sciences are Vital for Business

The Campaign for Social Science’s new report, Vital Business: The Essential Role of Social Sciences in the UK Private Sector, argues that social science knowledge and expertise are key to understanding market opportunities and constraints and also helps in understanding current and future consumer behaviors.

1 year ago
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The Perils of Industry Funded Research

Funders from private industry — which represent two-thirds of funding in medical research, for example — can go great lengths to suppress the publication of findings which appear unfavorable. How can academic freedom be protected with this monumental funding shift?

2 years ago
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