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Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences – New Issue!

Friday, April 21, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Psychonomic Society
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Paula Skedsvold, FABBS

Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences publishes invited articles that present brief reviews of scientific findings relevant to public policy. The latest issue (Volume 4, Issue 1) provides Policy Insights from Clinical Science, guest edited by members of the Society for Research in Psychopathology (SRP), Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback (AAPB), Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI), and Massachusetts Neuropsychological Society (MNS).

As a member of a FABBS member society, you qualify for deeply discounted rates for an annual subscription.

E-Access: Regularly $57, members receive e-access for only $20. Use priority code MEMBERSEACCESS at checkout.

Print and E-access combined: Regularly $63, members receive a special discount rate of $30 for combined access. Use priority code MEMBERSCOMBO at checkout.

The goal of this journal is to provide a vehicle for scientists to share research findings to help build sound policies, and allow those who design policies or implement research findings to provide feedback to the scientific community regarding the types of research that could address them. PIBBS challenges behavioral and brain scientists to build models, provide evidence, and consider obstacles to implementation, so as to address the needs of society.

Opening with Volume 4, the first issue features the policy implications of research in clinical science. How can applied behavior analysis treat children’s problem behavior or improve their language skills? When can incentives help people stop smoking or start eating healthier food? Why does biofeedback control stress? How do early interventions improve the prognosis for autism and psychosis? What are the chemical influences of marijuana on the brain? Policymakers, teachers, parents, therapists, and researchers all can benefit from these accessible, expert perspectives.

View the Table of Contents to learn more about this volume:

Issue 1

Issue 2 (available October 2017)

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