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Responsible Conduct of Research

Standards dealing with collaborate science, conflicts of interest, data acquisition, and both human and and animal research.

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Advocacy for Psychology

APA advocates for psychology-informed federal policy, legislation and research.

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APA Research Tools and Methods

Resources to inform psychological scientists about research methodologies in psychological science.

About the Science Directorate

The Science Directorate works to advance the discipline of psychological science and to represent and meet the needs of psychological scientists at all training and career stages. Its programs include science policy and government relations, research ethics, psychological testing and assessment, scientific awards, summer research training, and communications with the scientific community and general public.

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