TITLE

Applying the Social and Behavioral Sciences to Policy and Practice

AUTHOR(S)
PREWITT, KENNETH; HAUSER, ROBERT
PUB. DATE
March 2013
SOURCE
Issues in Science & Technology;Spring2013, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p53
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the launch of the new Social and Behavioral Sciences in Action (SB-SIA) of the National Research Council to present the key contributions of social and behavioral sciences in public policy. It presents the successes and future challenges of SB-SIA discussed at the first symposium in SBSIA in 2012, such as better health care. Ralph Cicerone of the National Academy of Sciences notes on the demand for more social and behavioral science with modern society's imperative.
ACCESSION #
87451653

 

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