Proceedings of a Workshop—in Brief Understanding Pathways to Successful Aging: Behavioral and Social Factors Related to Alzheimer's Disease
This publication from the Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences summarizes a June 2017 workshop that examined how personality, social engagement, and educational attainment are associated with Alzheimer’s disease. Participants discussed mechanisms that may underlie these associations and research strategies to further understanding of the pathways through which social and behavioral factors affect the prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease.
Social and Behavioral Sciences for National Security: Proceedings of a Summit (2017)
In order to understand how knowledge from science can be directed and applied to help the intelligence community fulfill its critical responsibilities, BBCSS has launched a 2-year survey of the social and behavioral sciences. To kick-off this project, a summit designed to highlight cutting-edge research and identify future directions for research was held in October 2016. This publication summarizes the presentations and discussions from the summit.
Ending Discrimination against People with Mental and Substance Use Disorders: The Evidence for Stigma Change
This report explores discrimination, negative attitudes, and stereotyping faced by individuals with mental or substance use disorders and recommends effective strategies for reducing stigma and encouraging people to seek treatment and other supportive services for themselves and others.
Three Public Workshops Decadal Survey of Social and Behavioral Sciences for Applications to National Security
January 24, 2018 Keck Center 500 5th Street, NW Washington, DC
On January 24, 2018, the committee on a Decadal Survey of Social and Behavioral Sciences for Applications to National Security will hold three separate public workshops. These workshops will feature invited presentations and discussions to explore the current state of the science and cutting-edge research opportunities in three different areas: