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Budget Update

March 29, 2019

The budget process is in full swing on Capitol Hill. Earlier this week, House Appropriations subcommittees held numerous hearings with federal agency leadership including the National Science Foundation and the Department of Education. The tone of the …

FABBS News

March 29, 2019

Nora Newcombe wins Howard Crosby Warren Medal

FABBS President, Nora Newcombe, Temple University, has been awarded the Howard Crosby Warren Medal. The Society of Experiment Psychology (SEP) issues the award in recognition of outstanding achievement in Experimental …

Making sense from dots of light

March 29, 2019

For Julie Golomb, it all started with a college course in visual perception.  “I realized that all of these things I take for granted about how I perceive the world are actually really hard challenges for the …

Tracking Legislation in Our Sciences

March 29, 2019

In order to advance sciences of mind, brain and behavior, in addition to the federal funding for our sciences, FABBS tracks legislation with potential impact – positive and negative – on the scientific process. Below are some …

Budget Update

On March 11 the administration delivered a “skinny budget” recommending cuts to research programs across the government. Typically shared the first Tuesday of February, the budget request was delayed and incomplete due to the 35-day partial government shutdown.

Here is …

FABBS Video Series on Cognitive Science in the Real World

March 15, 2019

FABBS is delighted to release the first of five short videos capturing ways in which cognitive science helps keep us safe and healthy. Understanding the mental processes and brain structures involved in acquiring, storing, and using information …

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