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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|Proposed Revisions to the Common Rule for the Protection of Human Subjects in Research in the Behavioral and Social Sciences|
This new report from the Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences, is the product of a consensus study to inform the efforts of the federal government in revising regulations (the “Common Rule”) that protect human participants in research.
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Susan 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.
30th Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Join BBCSS on April 24 in Philadelphia for a discussion centered on the reports, The Context of Military Environments, The Science of Team Science, and Measuring Human Capabilities, and their implications for science and practice.
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|BBCSS 2015 Spring Meeting|
The spring board meeting will be held on June 3-4, 2015 in Washington, DC. More information will be forthcoming as it becomes available.
|Understanding Pathways to Successful Aging: How Social and Behavioral Factors Affect Health at Older Ages|
June 11-12, 2015
Keck Center, Room 206
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April 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.