Educational Resources

Our goal at the FABBS Foundation is to share with the public educational resources from our sciences that can be used by teachers and students or simply enjoyed by the public. We will continuously add to this site, so bookmark this page and return again!

National Institute on Drug Abuse Announces Easy-to-Read Website on Drug Facts

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Created by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, this website is designed to provide easy-to-read information about drug abuse, addiction, and treatment. Each page features easily printed pages and audio of the page's text. 

Visit the NIDA's Easy-to-Read Drug Facts website »

Genetics and Social Science

Genetics and Social Science.jpgThis online genetics course, produced by the National Coalition for Health Profession Education in Genetics (NCHPEG) with support from the NIH's Office of Behavioral and Social Science Research, seeks to facilitate effective communication between genetic researchers and social and behavioral scientists. 

Learn more about the Genetics and Social Science course here »


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NIH Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research E-Source 

This online e-Source on behavioral and social sciences research features materials on a wide range of topics, a discussion forum, and contributions from various psychologists.  

Read the online e-Source here » 

brain-basics-module.jpgNational Institute of Mental Health's "Brain Basics"

Brain Basics provides information on how the brain works, how mental illnesses are disorders of the brain, and ongoing research that helps us better understand and treat disorders.

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Mind Over Money: Can markets be rational when humans aren’t?

Watch and learn more about the NOVA series Mind Over Money: Can markets be rational when humans aren’t?

gilbert.jpgThis Emotional Life

Watch Daniel Gilbert, PhD, host This Emotional Life, a “three-part PBS documentary series that explores ways of improving our social relationships, learning to cope with depression and anxiety, and becoming more positive, resilient individuals.” 

The Secret Powers of Time

In this 10 minute video from RSA, “Professor Philip Zimbardo conveys how our individual perspectives of time affect our work, health, and well-being. Time influences who we are as a person, how we view relations and how we act in the world.” 

CRED_Image.jpgThe Psychology of Climate Change Communication

Download a copy of The Psychology of Climate Change Communication from the Center for Research on Environmental Decisions (CRED).

032411_cafe-highlight.jpgEnhancing Children’s Learning: Insights from Cognitive, Education, and Neuroscience Research

Watch videos and download presentations from this Science Café from the FABBS Foundation featuring Lauren Resnick and Bruce McCandliss. Learn more »

work_home_highlight.jpgRelieving Stress: Research Helps Children and Adults Cope

Watch videos and download presentations from this Science Café from the FABBS Foundation featuring Ellen Galinsky and Shelley Taylor. Learn more »

brain_gears-90px.pngWill People Believe Anything? The Psychology of Gullibility

Watch a short video of highlights from this FABBS Foundation Science Café which featured Thomas Gilovich.

Watch more videos and download presentations from this Café »

The Science of Countering Terrorism: Psychological Perspectives

Watch videos and download presentations this Science Café from the FABBS Foundation featuring Fathali Moghaddam and Ian McGregor. Learn more »

Voters_highlight.jpgElections: How Voters Really Think and Feel

Watch videos and download presentations from this Science Café from the FABBS Foundation featuring Eugene Borgida and Alexander Todorov. Learn more »

fMRI_highligh.jpgUnraveling the Mysteries of the Brain & Mind in the Aftermath of Terri Schiavo and Related Cases

Watch videos and download presentations from this Science Café from the FABBS Foundation featuring Nicholas Schiff and Daniel Wegner. Learn more »

love_highlight.jpgHow Do I Love Thee? The Biology and Psychology of Attachment

Watch videos and download presentations from this Science Café from the FABBS Foundation featuring C. Sue Carter and Phillip Shaver. Learn more »