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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.

6 months ago
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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.

6 months ago
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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.

2 years ago
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How Ronald Reagan Helped Advance Social Science

The more things change, the more they stay the same — especially when it comes to political reluctance for the U.S government to pay for social science research. Our new blogger, Howard J. Silver, is an old hand at lobbying the feds for research funds, and details how political headwinds blew in a suite of lobbying groups.

5 years ago
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