Marvel and Major (1999) led the first attempt to evaluate how practicing physicians rank the relative importance of specific topics in behavioral science
As a result, they have varying degrees of understanding about how the social and behavioral sciences
can help them do their jobs.
formula for agreement on duration measures), this section was a bit more difficult to follow, and does not hold promise to be a staple resource for those conducting research in behavioral science
on a regular basis.
Both were influential in the formation of the Committee on the Behavioral Sciences
, which Miller initiated in 1949 at the encouragement of Enrico Fermi.
Additionally," continued MacGregor, "we are pleased to be able to offer an abstracts edition of Current Contents/Social & Behavioral Sciences
became an official publication of the Society for General Systems Research (now International Society for the Systems Sciences) in 1974 and merged with Systems Research, the official journal of the International Federation for Systems Research, in 1997.
For over three decades, behavioral science
teachers and consultants have helped prepare family physicians to balance care of the person with the demands for technical competence in the treatment of disease.
Currently, the FBI's Behavioral Science
Unit is conducting research on the relationship between language in threatening communications and the threatener's potential risk for violence.
Contributors take students, researchers and recipients of research step by step through the process of collecting and distributing knowledge about behavioral sciences
, starting by providing the historical background and the lessons learned, basic themes of current scholarship and journalistic practice within behavioral and social sciences, communication beyond the original discipline and beyond the academy, and explaining complex or uncertain findings.
He was also a great friend to this journal and brokered the merger between Systems Research and Behavioral Science
that led to its current success.
gov; Steven Moldin, Genetics Research Branch, Division of Neuroscience & Basic Behavioral Science
, NIMH, 6001 Executive Boulevard, Room 7189, MSC 9643, Bethesda, MD 20892-9643 USA, 301-443-2037, fax: 301-443-9890, e-mail: smoldin@mail.
How then can behavioral science
participate in transforming these visions of healthcare into present practice realities?