Videos of Public Discussion Now Available
The public discussion was held on June 30, 2015. Members of the committee writing th report, Measuring Human Capabilities, gave an overview of the report and its key messages.
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Enhancing the Effectiveness of Team Science
This 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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►Watch a 2.5 minute video giving an overview of this report
Measuring Human Capabilities: An Agenda for Basic Research on the Assessment of Individual and Group Performance for Military Accession
This 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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► Watch a 3 minute video giving an overview of this report
|The Context of Military Environments: |
This 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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How People Learn 2: The Science and Learning of Practice
August 3-4, 2015
Keck Center Room 100
500 5th Street, NW
This meeting will feature perspectives from new sponsor, the Institute of Education Sciences (IES), U.S. Department of Education, and will also include presentations by committee members, and from guests Dr. Robert Mislevy of the Educational Testing Service, and Dr. Kevin Crowley of the University of Pittsburg. A portion of the meeting has been set aside for public comments and discussion.
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Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences
October 8-9, 2015
Keck Center Room 101
500 5th Street, NW
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May 2015 News from BBCSS
Find 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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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.