Federation of Associations in Behavioral and Brain Sciences

FABBS promotes human potential and well-being by advancing the sciences of mind, brain, and behavior. As a coalition of scientific societies, we communicate with policy makers and the public about the importance and contributions of basic and applied research in these sciences.

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The Added Value of Latinx and Black Teachers

As the U.S. Congress debates the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act, a new paper in Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences urges lawmakers to focus on provisions aimed at increasing the numbers of black and Latinx teachers.

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Demonstrating Impact: How Cognitive Science Shapes Everyday Life

In their new video series entitled “Science in the District: Cognitive Psychology in the Real World,” the Federation of Associations in Behavioral & Brain Sciences explores different ways in which cognitive science is at play in the world, particularly to keep individuals safe and healthy.

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Susan Fiske Connects Policy and Research in Print

Psychologist Susan Fiske was the founding editor of the journal Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences. In trying to reach a lay audience with research findings that matter, she counsels stepping a bit outside your academic comfort zone.

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FABBS Honors Six Impactful Early Career Scientists

The Federation of Associations in Behavioral & Brain Sciences has named six winners of its 2017 Early Career Impact Award. The award goes to early career scientists of FABBS member societies who have made major contributions to the sciences of mind, brain, and behavior, and who are within the 10 years of having received their PhD.

3 years ago
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NSF-Funded Research in 2011

The National Science Foundation’s director, Subra Suresh, recently met with various scientific societies and universities to discuss the future of […]

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