News from FABBS and the FABBS Foundation
- FABBS and FABBS Foundation Presidents to Launch New Initiatives »
Robert Sternberg and Art Graesser, Presidents of FABBS and the FABBS Foundation respectively, are launching new initiatives during their 2012-2014 terms. The focus will be on building communication channels that advance the missions of our member societies through the FABBS advocacy efforts and FABBS Foundation education activities.
- National Research Council Seeks Executive Director »
The National Research Council is looking for an Executive Director for its Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education.
- Call for Research Papers on Discrimination and Health »
The National Cancer Institute is seeking papers that highlight the results of recent research on discrimination in the health care setting for a special theme issue of the American Journal of Public Health.
- FABBS and FABBS Foundation Leaders Win APA Awards »
Morton Ann Gernsbacher, PhD, and Philip E. Rubin, PhD, were among the scientists honored at the American Psychological Association’s 6th Annual Science Leadership Conference.
- FABBS Foundation Honors Joel Cooper »
Joel Cooper, Professor of Psychology at Princeton University, is featured in the FABBS Foundation's program which honors eminent, senior scientists.
- Guidance Available for NSF Data Management Plans »
Beginning January 18, 2011, proposals submitted to NSF must have a Data Management Plan.
- FABBS Elects New Board Members »
FABBS is pleased to welcome three new scientists to its board: Victoria Luine, PhD, Peter Salovey, PhD, and Dorothy Fragaszy, PhD.
- OppNet Conference Helps Shape Future Research in Basic Behavioral and Social Sciences Research »
NIH held a conference on October 28-29, 2010, in Washington, DC, to generate innovative scientific ideas and set a direction for the remaining three years of the OppNet initiative.
- FY 2011 Science Funding Levels in Question »
In one week, the 2010 elections will be completed, and it is anyone’s guess as to what will happen with federal spending bills during the lame-duck session.
- Graduate Students Describe the Appeal of Human Factors Research »
Nicole Werner and Haneen Saqer, second-year doctoral students in the human factors program at George Mason University, describe the appeal of human factors research.
- Driving Simulator Steers Kids from Texting at the Wheel: Applied Psychology Popular at Science Festival on the National Mall »
The FABBS Foundation joined forces with the George Mason University’s Human Factors and Applied Cognition Program to organize a booth at the nation’s first-ever science and engineering festival, held October 23-24, 2010, in Washington, DC.
- Mishkin Receives National Medal of Science »
Mortimer Mishkin, PhD, has been named by President Obama as one of 10 recipients of the National Medal of Science.