Conference Announcements

Society of Biological Psychiatry - "Illuminating the Scientific Process: Innovation, Replication and Paradigm Shifts in Biological Psychiatry".  The 71st  annual scientific meeting of the Society of Biological Psychiatry is planned May 12-14, 2016.  Location: Hyatt Regency Downtown, Atlanta, Georgia
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British Association for Psychopharmacology - Summer Meeting 2016 will be held in Brighton.  
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Nebraska Symposium on Motivation -  Impulsivity: How Time and Risk Influence Decision Making.
64th Annual Nebraska Symposium on Motivation from 21-22 April 2016 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
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We are in search of motivated individuals with an exemplary research background to join a multi-disciplinary team conducting alcohol research. We have a series of ongoing studies involve novel method of detection/monitoring for alcohol use and delivery of innovative interventions to reduce alcohol use within the criminal justice system. Our approach to postdoctoral training typically involves interaction with a multidisciplinary team of investigators, including Drs. Donald Dougherty, Nathalie Hill-Kapturczak, Charles Mathias, and Stacy Ryan. Depending on the applicant's career goals, areas of training include: behavioral pharmacology, clinical intervention, biochemistry, personality, and statistics. Additionally, this training environment is strengthened through collaboration our local NIDA T32 program substance abuse research (PI: Dr. Charles France). The fellow will be provided active research mentoring and be engaged in manuscript and grant writing. Responsibilities include study coordination and supervision of study personnel, participant recruitment, screening, psychological testing, statistical analyses, and manuscript/grant preparation. Applicants must have completed a Ph.D. in in a relevant discipline. Multiple-year appointments are available and dependent on satisfactory performance. Candidates should send their curriculum vitae, a letter outlining interests and career goals, and representative publication reprints. Materials can be sent by email ( or by mail to Donald M. Dougherty, Department of Psychiatry, MC 7793, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229-3900. All postdoctoral appointments are designated as security sensitive positions. The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer including protected veterans and persons with disabilities..


Impulsivity in the News


Recent news headlines discussing issues related to impulsivity16-Nov-2015

Recent news headlines discussing issues related to impulsivity. News items cited here do not re..