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Recent Reports

Enhancing the Effectiveness of Team Science

Team Science coverLThis report synthesizes and integrates the available research to provide guidance on assembling a science team; leadership, education, and professional development for science teams and groups.  The report offers public policy recommendations for science research agencies and policymakers.

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Measuring Human Capabilities: An Agenda for Basic Research on the Assessment of Individual and Group Performance for Military Accession

MHC_LThis report examines promising emerging theoretical, technological, and statistical advances that could provide scientifically valid new approaches and measurement capabilities to assess human capabilities.

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Public Discussion

Committee members will hold a public discussion on this report on:

June 30, 2015
2101 Constitution Avenue, NW
Lecture Room

Details and Registration will be forthcoming.


The Context of Military Environments: An Agenda for Basic Research on Social and Organizational Factors Relevant to Small Units

CME coverLThis report from the Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences presents recommendations to the U.S. Army Research Institute for a program of basic scientific research on the roles of social and organizational contextual factors, such as organizational institutions, culture, and norms, as determinants and moderators of the performance of individual soldiers and small units.

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Upcoming Events

30th Biannual Meeting of the Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences

Washington, DCJune 3-4, 2015
Keck Center, Room 101
Washington, DC

Registration, Agenda, and Additional Information Forthcoming.  


 
Workshop
Understanding Pathways to Successful Aging: How Social and Behavioral Factors Affect Health at Older Ages

June 11-12, 2015
Keck Center, Room 206

Additional Information will be forthcoming


April 2015 News from BBCSS

 

April 2015 NewsletterFind out more about recent and upcoming activities of the Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences in the latest edition of our newsletter.

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Susan FiskeSusan T. Fiske (NAS) started in her new role as Chair of BBCSS on January 1. Fiske is well-known for many scientific accomplish-ments including her work in social cognition, especially cognitive stereotypes and emotional prejudices, at cultural, interpersonal, and neural levels. She studies how people think about each other vis-a-vis the continuum model of impression formation, the power-as-control theory, the ambivalent sexism theory, and the stereotype content model (SCM). She replaces John Cacioppo, who served as BBCSS chair for the last three years.


BBCSS is in the Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (DBASSE) of the National Research Council, the operating arm of The National Academies.

 



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