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NIH Announces Four Funding Opportunities for Science of Behavior Change
November 17, 2014


IOM Issues Recommendations on Social and Behavioral Information for Electronic Health Records External Exit Disclaimer
November 12, 2014


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Education and Health: New Frontiers (Meeting Summary) External Exit Disclaimer
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December 2, 2014
12 pm - 1 pm EST.
NIH Adherence Network Distinguished Speaker Series: Behavioral Economic Principles and their Implications for Treatment Adherence( The Case of HIV/AIDS) 
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January 9, 2015
2 pm - 3 pm EST.
BSSR Lecture Series: Communication Neuroscience
Bethesda, MD 


February 13, 2014
2 pm - 3 pm EST.
BSSR Lecture Series: Systems science & the global childhood obesity center
Bethesda, MD 


March 13, 2015
2 pm - 3 pm EST.
BSSR Lecture Series: Epigenetics in learning and memory
Bethesda, MD 

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BSSR Lecture Series

NIH Behavioral and Social Sciences Seminar Series

For a list of former lectures (1995 to present), please visit the Seminar Series Archives page.

 

UPCOMING LECTURE FALL/WINTER 2014 - 2015

Full list of 2014- 2015 BSSR Lecture Series - PDF 150KB

 

  • Cultural Neuroscience (CANCELLED)
    Joan Chiao, Ph.D.
    Northwestern University
    Friday, December 2, 2014, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Natcher Conference Center Balcony C, NIH Campus, Bethesda


  • Communication Neuroscience
    Emily Falk, Ph.D.
    University of Pennsylvania
    Friday, January 09, 2015, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Natcher Conference Center Balcony B, NIH Campus, Bethesda


  • Systems science & the global childhood obesity center
    Joel Gittelsohn, Ph.D.
    Johns Hopkins University
    Friday, February 13, 2015, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Natcher Conference Center Balcony B, NIH Campus, Bethesda


  • Epigenetics in learning and memory
    J. David Sweatt, Ph.D.
    University of Alabama, Birmingham
    Friday, March 13, 2015, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Natcher Conference Center Balcony B, NIH Campus, Bethesda


UPCOMING LECTURE SPRING 2015

  • Statistical methods for protecting data confidentiality
    Jerry Reiter, Ph.D.
    Duke University
    Friday, April 10, 2015, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Natcher Conference Center Balcony B, NIH Campus, Bethesda


  • Social inequalities in health

    Ann Morning, Ph.D.
    New York University

    Dorothy Roberts, J.D.
    University of Pennsylvania

    Jo Phelan, Ph.D.
    Columbia University

    Friday May 8, 2015, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Natcher Conference Center Balcony B, NIH Campus, Bethesda


  • mhealth Measurement (Download Flier - PDF 176KB)

    Inbal Nahum-Shani, Ph.D.
    University of Michigan

    Bethany Raiff, Ph.D.
    Rowan University

    David Mohr, Ph.D.
    Northwestern University

    Friday October 29, 2014, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Natcher Conference Center Balcony B, NIH Campus, Bethesda

    Mobile and Wireless technologies have the ability to enhance health because of frequent and less burdensome measurement and the ability to intervene in real time and in the context of a person’s life. Despite this promise, there is little published research supporting the value of these technologies to affect important health outcomes. Some of the issues faced by technology researchers is that standard methods of evidence generation (e.g., the Randomized Clinical Trial) do not operate on the same time schedule as technology development. This panel will explore different methods for generating evidence in mobile and wireless technologies using some of the latest methods from the health research (e.g., adaptive trials and single case study designs). 

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    Friday October 29, 2014, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Balcony B, Natcher Conference Center, NIH or Videocast.
    For more information, please register at: https://obssr-mhealth-evidence-10-29-2014.eventbrite.com



PREVIOUS LECTURES

  • Replicability in the social and behavioral sciences
    Brian Nosek, Ph.D.
    University of Virginia
    Friday, November 14, 2014, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Natcher Conference Center Room F1/F2, NIH Campus, Bethesda
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For a list of former lectures (1995 to present), please visit the Seminar Series Archives page.

Videocasts of previous lectures can be found by clicking here.



Visitor Information

Parking at the NIH main campus is very limited. Use of public transportation is strongly advised (visit the public transportation trip planner). Both Wilson Hall and the Natcher Conference Center are short walks from the Medical Center Metro rail & bus stations.

Critical information everyone should know about entering the NIH campus, parking on campus, entering buildings, and using campus transportation is available at: http://www.nih.gov/about/visitorsecurity.htm. Please survey this site for information necessary to access the NIH campus for our events.

Complete information for Visitors to the NIH campus is available at: http://www.nih.gov/about/visitor/index.htm.

Information on upcoming lectures is also accessible by visiting “Meetings and Seminars” on the Behavioral and Social Sciences Research Interest Group (BSSR-IG) web page.

How to receive announcements of lectures (BSSR listserv)

Reasonable accommodation will be made for those with disabilities. Individuals with disabilities who need reasonable accommodation to participate should contact Ms. Dana Sampson, OD/OBSSR, Sampsond@od.nih.gov, 1-301-402-1146 or via the Federal Relay at 1-800-877-8339. Sign Language Interpreters will be provided.

Organizing Committee

We welcome suggestions for speakers and topics. Please send recommendations to:

Michael Spittel, OBSSR




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