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 Michael Tanenhaus

    September 20, 2018

    Michael K. Tanenhaus is the Beverly Petterson Bishop and Charles W. Bishop Professor in Brain and Cognitive Sciences at the University of

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    Deciphering the 2018 Midterm Elections and Its Implications for Science

    November 16, 2018

    The historic 2018 midterm elections are over with a record 49.2% of the eligible voting population casting ballots in congressional and

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    Benevolent Sexism Keeps Women from Success in Career and Home

    November 16, 2018

    Increasingly women are encouraged to pursue STEM careers, but as a society, we still expect these women to buy the groceries, raise the

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    Federal Office of Evaluation Services Seeks Research Fellows

    November 16, 2018

    Over the past for years, the Office of Evaluation Services (OES) within the General Services Administration has been working quietly and

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    Evaluating (Mis)Information: Research to Identify Effective Strategies

    November 16, 2018

    What do voters need to go to the booth informed?  How do people recognize when they have misconceptions?  What skills do they need to

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