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BBCSS 20th Anniversary Talks Now Available Online!

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20th Anniversary GraphicBBSS 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. 

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Recent Publications
 
Proceedings of Two Workshops

Stigma Workshop Proceedings WLessons Learned from Diverse Efforts to Change Social Norms and Opportunities and Strategies to Promote Behavior Change in Behavioral Health (2017)

This proceedings summarizes presentations and discussions at two workshops convened in 2015 by the committee. The workshops provided input to the committee’s deliberations and contributed to the development of the report Ending Discrimination Against People with Mental and Substance Use Disorders.

Workshop on Lessons Learned from Diverse Efforts to Change Social Norms

Workshop on Opportunities and Strategies to Promote Behavior Change in Behavioral Health

Proceedings of a Workshop—in Brief
Understanding Pathways to Successful Aging: Behavioral and Social Factors Related to Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimers smallThis publication from the Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences summarizes a June 2017 workshop that examined how personality, social engagement, and educational attainment are associated with Alzheimer’s disease. Participants discussed mechanisms that may underlie these associations and research strategies to further understanding of the pathways through which social and behavioral factors affect the prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease.

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Social and Behavioral Sciences for National Security: Proceedings of a Summit (2017)

SBS Decadal Summit Proceedings Book CoverIn order to understand how knowledge from science can be directed and applied to help the intelligence community fulfill its critical responsibilities, BBCSS has launched a 2-year survey of the social and behavioral sciences. To kick-off this project, a summit designed to highlight cutting-edge research and identify future directions for research was held in October 2016. This publication summarizes the presentations and discussions from the summit.

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Upcoming Events

Public Session

Reproducibility and Replicability in Science: Meeting 5

May 31-June 1, 2018

National Academies' Keck Center
500 Fifth Street, NW
Washington, DC

ReproducibilityA public session will be held on May 31st.  This public session will feature presentations on international perspectives on reproducibility and replicability in science.  

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Meeting Agenda

Workshop
Behavioral Economics and the Promotion of Health Among Aging Populations

June 4-5, 2018

Washington, DCRoom 100
National Academies' Keck Center
500 Fifth Street, NW
Washington, DC

Agenda and Registration forthcoming

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Biannual Meetings
Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences

June 7, 2018
(open session 1:45-5:00 pm)


Keck CenterNational Academies' Keck Center
500 5th Street, NW
Washington, DC

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Public Session
Assessing the Minerva Research Initiative and the Contribution of Social Science to Addressing Security Concerns

minerva logoJuly 19, 2018

National Academies' Building
2101 Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC


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Biannual Meetings
Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences


Keck CenterOctober 24-25, 2018
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