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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.

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.

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.

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    James S. Jackson, Trailblazer in Research on Race and Health (1944-2020)

    September 25, 2020

    James S. Jackson, a prominent social psychologist known for his path-breaking research on race, culture, and health, passed away at

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    House Hearing on National Disasters Stresses Importance of Communication and Expedited Research

    The House Committee on Science, Space and Technology held “Coping with Compound Crises: Extreme Weather, Social Injustice, and a Global Pandemic“, inviting

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    Social Networks Key to Sticking with STEM

    October 22, 2020

    Looking for job security?  Look no further than STEM, where jobs are projected to grow by more than 8 percent through 2030, with

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    FABBS Cohosted NASEM Event: “Responding to COVID-19: Emerging Insights from Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences”

    October 22, 2020

    FABBS cosponsored this National Academies of Sciences event on October 9th, along with the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences,

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    Making Sense of Drug Addiction

    June 3, 2014

    We all know we’re supposed to make choices that are good for our long-term health, although that’s not easy when we’re faced with things that bring

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