This congressionally mandated study will explore the extent of reproducibly and replication issues in scientific and engineering research and review current activities to improve reproducibly and replication, highlighting examples of good practices.
As the first ever decadal survey of the social and behavioral sciences, this study will identify opportunities that are poised to contribute significantly to the intelligence community's analytic responsibilities in support of national security.
This study is an evaluation of the Minerva Research Initiative, a Department of Defense program that supports social science research to improve our understanding of the social, cultural, behavioral, and political forces that shape the world.
BBCSS 20th Anniversary Talks Now Available Online!
BBCSS held a symposium commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Board's existence last fall. Keynote speakers included David Brooks of the New York Times and outstanding scholars, some who currently serve on the board and others from previous terms. You can now watch the interesting and often visionary presentations made during the event in DC.
Proceedings of a Workshop—in Brief Behavioral Economics and the Promotion of Health Among Aging Populations
This new publication from the Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences summarizes a workshop held June 2018 to discuss behavioral economics research and how to expand such research to be of benefit to older and middle-aged adults. The workshop looked at successful applications of the research; how to make them more effective; and focused on identifying approaches that could generate long-term benefits in areas of interest to the National Institute on Aging, such as decreasing sedentary behavior, promoting volunteering and social engagement, improving medical regimen adherence, and reducing inappropriate use of opioids and using opioids when medically necessary.
Proceedings of a Workshop Understanding Narratives for National Security Purposes
This workshop featured invited presentations and discussions to explore featured state-of-the-art narrative studies and examined cutting-edge questions relevant to national security and intelligence analysis.