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FABBS recognizes eminent, senior scientists who have made important and lasting contributions to the sciences of mind, brain, and behavior.

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In Memory of Dr. Norman B. Anderson

FABBS mourns the devastating loss of Norman B. Anderson, PhD, who passed away on March 1st. Dr. Anderson had just officially begun his term as FABBS President-elect and had already made significant contributions to the mission of FABBS, providing insight and counsel to our board, leadership, and colleagues.

Honoring Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson

Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson, a champion for science who served 15 terms in the House of Representatives for Texas’s 30th District, passed away on December 31st at the age of 89.

Chairwoman Johnson – often referred to as EBJ –  …

FABBS Mourns Loss of Two Science Champions

It is with profound sadness that FABBS shares the passing of dear colleagues Dr. Kellina (Kelli) Craig-Henderson, Assistant Director of the Social Behavioral and Economic (SBE) Directorate at the National Science Foundation (NSF), and Jennifer Wickre, Deputy Staff Director for …

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 the age of 76 on September 1 after battling pancreatic cancer the past few years. With him at …

Dr. Ruby Takanishi, Founding Executive Director of FABBS – In Memoriam

September 10, 2020

With heavy hearts, we mourn the passing of Dr. Ruby Takanishi, the founding Executive Director of FABBS.

As we commemorate 40 years of the Federation of Associations in Behavioral & Brain Sciences, we will be asking the …

FABBS Honors Paul Rozin

March 11, 2020

Paul Rozin is a Professor of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania. He earned a B.A. from the University of Chicago in 1956. As a student of Jean Mayer at Harvard University, he received his Ph.D. in …

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