News from FABBS

FABBS reports on items of interest to many communities – scientists, policymakers, and the public. In our news, you will see updates on science funding and policy, articles that translate research for policy, and descriptions of the research contributions of scientists at all stages of their research careers.

Tessa Charlesworth: 2022 Doctoral Research Excellence Award Winner

May 26, 2022

FABBS is delighted to highlight the exceptional work of young scholars. The FABBS Doctoral Dissertation Research Excellence Awards honor graduate student scientists who have conducted research of superior quality and with broader societal impact.

The opportunity to nominate students for these awards is offered to our Departmental and Division Affiliates. This year, nominations were reviewed by a committee of current and former FABBS Board members, including Jeffrey Schall,

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2022 FABBS Early Career Award Winners

FABBS is pleased to announce our 2022 Early Career Impact Award winners. This award is presented to early career scientists of FABBS member societies during the first 10 years post-PhD and recognizes scientists who have made major contributions to the sciences of mind, brain, and behavior. Member societies are invited to submit nominations on a rotating basis and the awardees will be featured in profile pieces throughout the year.

Association for Behavior Analysis International

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A Look Inside the Visual System: Advancements in How the Brain Processes Perception 

May 12, 2022

Though the visual world is a constant stream of information, we perceive the world not as an overwhelming flood of light, but as discrete events, with clear settings and distinct objects. For example, the scene in front of you: a room, a monitor or mobile phone, and this text. How does the brain assimilate this visual input? How can we use this information in the next frontier of research? 

Dr. Radoslaw Cichy is a Research Group Leader at the Free University of

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CUR Highlights Undergrad Voices on Capitol Hill

May 12, 2022

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FABBS congratulates the undergraduate students and their mentors in the behavioral and brain sciences featured in the Council on Undergraduate Research Posters on the Hill 2022 that took place virtually on April 26-27. The annual event celebrates the impressive work of the accepted students across disciplines and supports the messages of the importance of undergraduate research at the federal level.

CUR is an organization of

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