NC State psychologist Anne McLaughlin can’t remember exactly how she found out that her work on improving older adults’ cognitive function with video games had been featured in a report by senators Tom Coburn (R-OK) and John McCain (R-AZ) about projects that “give taxpayers the blues.” With the current administration’s proposed budget cuts to federal science programs, more scientists may find their research in the crosshairs, scrutinized by politicians and the general public.
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