News from FABBS

Bill to Accelerate Cognitive Research in COVID-19 Passes the House

August 18, 2022

The House of Representatives passed the Brycen Gray and Ben Price COVID–19 Cognitive Research Act on July 26th. This bill, introduced by Rep. Anthony Gonzalez (R-OH), authorizes $1,000,000 for the National Science Foundation (NSF) to fund research on the disruption of regular cognitive processes associated with both short-term and long-term COVID-19 infections.

Following the tragic deaths of two Ohioans from suicide, both of whom experienced new mental health challenges

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New Guidance: Youth Mental Health in the Wake of COVID-19

July 15, 2021

The Societal Experts Action Network (SEAN), an activity of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM), produced a rapid expert consultation of school-based strategies for addressing youth mental health and well-being in the wake of COVID-19. With support and sponsorship by the National Science Foundation and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, SEAN linked researchers in the behavioral, economic, and social sciences with decision makers to respond to

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