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Board On Behavioral Cognitive and Sensory Sciences
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Measuring Human Capabilities
Videos of Public Discussion Now Available

MHC Public Discussion VideoThe public discussion was held on June 30, 2015. Members of the committee writing the report, Measuring Human Capabilities, gave an overview of the report and its key messages.

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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.

More Information  |  Report Brief

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

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.

More Information  |  Report Brief

Watch a 3 minute video giving an overview of this report



Upcoming Events

Enhancing the Effectiveness of Team Science

September 18, 2015
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Keck Center Room 100
500 5th Street, NW

Team Science CoverMembers of the committee will discuss the recently published report, Enhancing the Effectiveness of Team Science.

More Information  |  Agenda

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This event will be webcast.

Fall Biannual Meeting

Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences

Washington, DCOctober 8, 2015
(12:45 - 5:30 pm)
Keck Center Room 101
500 5th Street, NW
Washington, DC

Registration and additional information coming soon.

May 2015 News from BBCSS


Newsletter May 2015Find 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.


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