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Open Access and “Zero Embargo” Rumors

January 15, 2020

In early December, the science community started hearing rumors about an Executive Order (EO) that would require all federally-funded research to be available to the public at the time of publishing in place of the 12-month post-publication …

Using Computers Not Only to Write, but to Learn How

January 15, 2020

Today’s teen-agers may be Snapchat savvy, but many of these same students are unskilled in using computers to write well, according to new research in Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 

Teachers, likewise, are not …

FY 2020 Budget Signed Before Holiday, FY 2021 Budget May Face Hurdles

January 15, 2020

On December 20th, shortly before the continuing resolution that kept the government open expired, the President signed two FY 2020 spending packages. As in past years, despite significant cuts to science budgets in the President’s budget proposal, …

FABBS Submits Comments on NIMH and NEI Strategic Plans and NIH Data Sharing Proposal

January 15, 2020

In response to requests for comment, FABBS provided feedback to draft strategic plans for the National Institute for Mental Health (NIMH) and the National Eye Institute (NEI). FABBS collaborated with the Coalition for the Advancement and Application …

Important Comment Opportunities

December 19, 2019

FABBS will be submitting comments on all four opportunites below. You are invited to share any points that you would recommend including with Juliane Baron (jbaron@fabbs.org). Please also consider submitting comments directly. 

NIMH Request For Information on…

FABBS Honors Lila R. Gleitman

December 19, 2019

Lila R. Gleitman is a Professor of Psychology and Linguistics at the University of Pennsylvania. She earned a B.A. in Literature from Antioch College in 1952. As a student of Zelig Harris at the University of Pennsylvania, …

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