News from FABBS

Q&A with Dr. Alice Ann Holland, FABBS Board Member

April 28, 2022 

Dr. Alice Ann Holland is a current Board Member of the Federation of Associations in Behavioral and Brain Sciences (FABBS), serving since 2020. As a member of the nominations committee, we asked Dr. Holland to speak with us about her experience with FABBS and why others might be interested in running for the board.  

What led you to serve on the FABBS Board? 

I was familiar with FABBS from my role as a Council representative for the National Academy

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Welcoming New Members of the 2022 FABBS Board

FABBS is delighted to announce four incoming Board members: Jeff Zacks will serve as President-Elect, Adriana Galván will serve as Vice President-Elect, Bud Fennema will serve as Treasurer, and Edith Chen will serve as a Member-at-Large. They will begin their term in January 2022.

Jeffrey M. Zacks, PhD President-Elect

Dr. Zacks previously served as a Member-at-Large on the FABBS board from 2017 to 2020. He is Professor and Associate Chair of Psychological & Brain

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FABBS Supports Efforts to Advance Open Science

As the federal government and scientific societies work to increase the openness of science, FABBS is supporting a NASEM study on behavioral ontology, providing information on federal requirements and successful examples of sharing, and informing federal policies and practices.

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) has announced the committee members of the Accelerating Behavioral Science Through Ontology Development and Use, of which FABBS is one of the

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