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    March 02, 2007

    Priming the Mind

    "I thought, if these people are saying they can go to these places, maybe I can too." -- Lawrence Williams

    May 04, 2007

    Responding to Violence in Schools

    "It's on-the-ground, in-depth research with a very qualitative component." --Olivia Salcido

    May 18, 2007

    Special Feature: Behavioral Science Careers

    May 18, 2007

    Behavioral Scientists Get Off the Trail

    Here are six examples of behavioral scientists who have stepped off the academic path into some interesting territory.

    May 18, 2007

    Neuromarketing Careers

    This is the first time researchers have been able to connect brain activity with a real-life consumer decision.

    May 18, 2007

    Public Opinion Research: Measuring Happiness

    For behavioral scientists considering a career in public polling research, it helps to have a fascination with numbers.

    October 05, 2007

    Education Research: A New (Tenure) Track for Scientists

    "Trying to get tenure in that department, I perceived, was going to be a battle." --Dawn Del Carlo.

    June 20, 2008

    Opportunities Abound in Toxicology

    So far in her career, Nadia Moore has toured several major subfields of toxicology.

    July 11, 2008

    Courting Controversy: Out of the Mainstream

    "I foresee a future battle for survival between religion and science-based technologies of immortality." --Bill Bainbridge

    November 27, 2009

    Careers in Climate Change Research: Feature Index

    Opportunities are expanding for natural and social scientists willing to tackle climate change.

    September 10, 2010

    Testing Mother Earth's Resilience

    Growing up in the Kruger National Park in South Africa allowed Reinette Biggs to shape her research career in unusual ways.

    October 08, 2010

    Happy 15th Birthday to Us

    On the occasion of the 15th anniversary of our first issue, the editor of Science Careers makes a few observations and suggestions.

    September 02, 2011

    A Father-and-Son Journey Into Synthetic Biology

    Justin Siegel rationally engineered unnatural enzymes partly thanks to technology his dad helped develop.

    January 27, 2012

    Your Voice: Your Passport to Authority

    A more relaxed, decisive, and authoritative voice can be a definite asset in a scientific career.

    November 02, 2012

    A Modest Workforce Proposal

    Forgoing alarmist pronouncements, a National Academies committee makes sensible suggestions about how to address the workforce needs of the Department of Defense.

    November 23, 2012

    Successful Careers: A Matter of Confidence

    Identifying and addressing self-confidence issues can help early-career scientists make swifter progress.

    December 07, 2012

    Getting Back Your Mojo

    Psychologists share tips for figuring out what's sapping your enthusiasm—and how to get it back.

    December 14, 2012

    Administrative Hurdles Delay Ph.D. Scholarships in Spain

    Many Spanish trainees have been forced to start their doctorates without financial help.

    June 30, 2006

    Special Feature: Careers in the Decision, Risk and Management Sciences

    Decision scientists may be mathematicians, statisticians, economists, philosophers, management theorists, or psychologists.

    March 10, 2006

    Minority Admissions: Countering Cultural Blocks

    Jennifer Zimbroff (pictured above) wanted to understand why qualified high school students, especially minority students coming from disadvantaged backgrounds, fail to take advantage of the college opportunities that are available to them.

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