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Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
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Monitoring Educational Equity  (BOTA,CNSTAT)

Disparities in educational attainment among population groups have characterized the United States throughout its history. Education is sometimes characterized as the “great equalizer,” but to date,... Read more

Artificial Intelligence Applications for Older Adults and People with DisabilitiesBalancing Safety and Autonomy: Proceedings of a Workshop—in Brief  (HSP,HCS)

On October 24, 2018, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine held a workshop titled Artificial Intel¬ligence Applications for Older Adults and People with Disabilities: Balancing... Read more

The Promise of AdolescenceRealizing Opportunity for All Youth  (BOCYF)

Adolescence—beginning with the onset of puberty and ending in the mid-20s—is a critical period of development during which key areas of the brain mature and develop. These changes in brain structure,... Read more

Improving the American Community SurveyProceedings of a Workshop  (CNSTAT)

Since its origin 23 years ago as a pilot test conducted in four U.S. counties, the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey (ACS) has been the focus of continuous research, development, and... Read more

Reproducibility and Replicability in Science  (CNSTAT,BBCSS,NRSB,CATS,BMSA,COSEMPUP,BRDI)

One of the pathways by which the scientific community confirms the validity of a new scientific discovery is by repeating the research that produced it. When a scientific effort fails to independently... Read more

A Decadal Survey of the Social and Behavioral SciencesA Research Agenda for Advancing Intelligence Analysis  (BBCSS)

The primary function of the intelligence analyst is to make sense of information about the world, but the way analysts do that work will look profoundly different a decade from now. Technological... Read more

A Roadmap to Reducing Child Poverty  (BOCYF,CNSTAT)

The strengths and abilities children develop from infancy through adolescence are crucial for their physical, emotional, and cognitive growth, which in turn help them to achieve success in school and... Read more

Achieving Behavioral Health Equity for Children, Families, and CommunitiesProceedings of a Workshop  (BOCYF)

In November 2017, the The Forum on Promoting Children's Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Health, in collaboration with the Roundtable on the Promotion of Health Equity, convened a workshop on... Read more

Advancing Sustainability of U.S.-Mexico Transboundary DrylandsProceedings of a Workshop  (BECS,BASC,WSTB)

The drylands region shared by the United States and Mexico currently faces multiple sustainability challenges at the intersection of the human and natural systems. Warming and drying conditions... Read more

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