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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    FABBS Endorses Bipartisan STEM Legislation to Strengthen the Science Ecosystem

    January 21, 2021

    House Science Committee Chair Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) and Ranking Member Frank Lucas (R-OK) have reintroduced three bills that focus on

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    George Floyd Bill has Potential to Reduce Bias in Policing

    January 21, 2021

    Not only are black people more likely than white people to be stopped by police, but new research in Policy Insights from the Behavioral and

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    President-Elect Biden Announces Key Picks for OSTP and PCAST

    January 21, 2021

    Days before taking office, President-Elect Biden announced appointments to the Office of Science Policy and Technology (OSTP) and the

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    Driving Decisions Towards Truthfulness and Conscience

    November 12, 2020

    David Rand, PhD

    If someone knocked on your door and tried to sell you solar panels, how likely might you be to buy them?

    What if you

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