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FABBS is a coalition of scientific societies that share an interest in advancing the sciences of mind, brain, and behavior. We communicate the importance and contributions of basic and applied research in these areas to policy makers and the public.

Honoring Our Scientists

FABBS recognizes both early career and eminent senior scientists who have made significant contributions to the sciences of mind, brain, and behavior.

Science Policy & Advocacy

FABBS conducts advocacy and educational activities on Capitol Hill and with federal agencies to highlight the value of the sciences of mind, brain, and behavior.

Public Interest

FABBS advances the public’s understanding of the sciences of mind, brain, and behavior by translating research for public audiences and highlighting important resources.

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    FABBS Honors Paula Skedsvold

    January 24, 2019

    Honoring past FABBS Executive Director and Force for Science

    After over a decade with FABBS, Paula Skedsvold left the Executive Director

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    Update on the NIH Definition of Clinical Trials and New Resource Unveiled

    April 12, 2019

    FABBS members will recall a
    consequential decision that the National Institutes of Health (NIH) made in
    2016, resulting in a new clinical trial

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  • FABBS Releases Two More Videos – Does Cognitive Science Improve Cancer Detection and Stroke Recovery?

    April 12, 2019

    FABBS has released two more videos in its “Cognitive Psychology in the Real World” series. These videos provide examples of how cognitive

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  • graph-data-news

    Update on the NIH Definition of Clinical Trials and New Resource Unveiled

    April 12, 2019

    FABBS members will recall a
    consequential decision that the National Institutes of Health (NIH) made in
    2016, resulting in a new clinical trial

    read more VIEW ALL ARTICLES
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    Is it All in Your Genes?

    April 12, 2019

    Sara Hart attended an all-girls school where everyone had similar backgrounds.  Still, not everyone earned high marks.

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