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The Basic Behavioral and Social Science Opportunity Network (OppNet) requests applications for basic research on self-regulation. OppNet is a trans-NIH initiative to expand the agency’s funding of basic behavioral and social sciences research. This announcement includes 29 NIH components.

Self-regulatory processes influence health behaviors, economic decision-making, communication, processing of health messages, and persistence in academic and work-related goals. These, in turn, are related to multiple diseases and health outcomes. Understanding the basic mechanisms involved in self-regulation has implications for understanding disease risk, how interventions are designed, how health messages are framed, and how social institutions support or impede individuals’ health goals.

Letters of Intent Due December 6, 2010

Applications Due January 6, 2011

Potential applicants should contact Dr. Lis Nielsen, program director, Division of Behavioral and Social Research, NIA, at 301-402-4156 or nielsenli@nia.nih.gov. For more information visit http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AG-11-010.html.