The F.J. McGuigan Early Career Investigator Research Grant is given biennially to recognize and support the efforts of an early career psychological scientist who is pursuing research that aims to address any aspect of mental function (e.g., cognition, affect, motivation) and seeks to understand the mind from both a behavioral and neural perspective.
Advances a unified understanding of the human mind/brain through empirical and/or theoretical research. Encourages promising young researchers to pursue careers in related fields.
Applicants will be evaluated on:
Conformance with stated program goals. Quality of proposed research. Innovation and contribution to the field with the proposed project. Applicant’s demonstrated competence and capacity to execute the proposed work.