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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
 Social and Behavioral Sciences in Action
 Social and Behavioral Sciences in Action (SBSIA) is an initiative of the Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (DBASSE) at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Its goal is to raise awareness of the vitality, validity, value of the social and behavioral sciences to the scientific enterprise, to public policy, and to the nation's well-being, and to distill lessons for future priorities for the field. The initiative will highlight ways these sciences can help identify solutions to some of our nation's most prssing challenges to research, policy, and practice. SBSIA will provide timely, relevant information to a range of audiences-government agencies, Congress, scientists, universities and others—through public events and educational activities.
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SBSIA is being developed in collaboration with a range of scientific and professional organizations that share recognition of the value of behavioral and social sciences. The organizations currently collaborating with DBASSE include:


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