Public Interest


FABBS teamed up with George Washington University to produce a series of videos based on lectures in their course “Science in the District: Cognitive Psychology in the Real World” with Stephen Mitroff, PhD.

Can Cognitive Science Improve Airport Security?

How do the cognitive sciences help keep us safe? Watch for a short overview of how the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) uses principles of psychology to ensure officers can do their jobs effectively.

This research would not have been possible without federal funding from various agencies including:

  • Department of Homeland Security
  • National Science Foundation
  • Transportation Security Administration