Many of the world’s problems—violence, overpopulation, substance
abuse, poverty, terrorism, infant mortality, HIV/AIDS, chronic disease—
involve human behavior. Since countries are increasingly interdependent,
cross-national collaboration is imperative. U.S. psychological scientists can
take an active role, working with colleagues in and from other countries, to
improve the world’s capacity to address these pressing issues.
International research collaboration in the psychological, behavioral,
and social sciences is critical to improving the quality of peoples’ lives