Social and Behavioral Sciences for National Security: Proceedings of a Summit (2017)
In 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.
Ending Discrimination against People with Mental and Substance Use Disorders: The Evidence for Stigma Change
This report explores discrimination, negative attitudes, and stereotyping faced by individuals with mental or substance use disorders and recommends effective strategies for reducing stigma and encouraging people to seek treatment and other supportive services for themselves and others.
Workshop-in-Brief Understanding Pathways to Successful Aging: How Social and Behavioral Factors Affect Health at Older Ages
Research has identified many behavioral, social, and biological factors that are associated with healthy aging. On June 11-12, 2015, BBCSS held a workshop to explore research strategies and ways to build on existing knowledge about influences on aging. This report provides a brief summary of the workshop discussions.
BBCSS will celebrate its 20th anniversary in 2017. The symposium will take place on October 19, 2017 in Washington, DC and will feature David Brooks, New York Times and Daniel Gilbert, Harvard University.