Your Life. Our Work. SBE.
Social, behavioral and economic (SBE) sciences advance scientific knowledge about people and society. This knowledge furthers NSF's mission to advance U.S. health, prosperity, welfare, and defense -- it is critical for the country's well-being.
SBE IN THE SPOTLIGHT
What are the SBE sciences?
SBE sciences explore human behavior and social organizations. They look at how economic, political, environmental, social, and cultural forces affect the lives of people from birth to old age - and how people in turn shape those forces.
Getting children with motor disabilities moving.
NSF-funded research is letting children with motor disabilities gain mobility through easy-to-build robotic cars.
Who is underrepresented in Science and Engineering?
NSF's National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES) report is the federal government's most comprehensive look at the participation of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities in science and engineering education and employment.
Better warning systems for better disaster response.
NSF-funded scientists worked with the National Weather Service to better communicate the risks of weather emergencies.
Helping stroke survivors walk.
Research focused on locomotor learning tailors technology for effective stroke rehabilitation.
SBE at Work: Betsy Levy Paluck
Betsy Levy Paluck, Professor of Psychology at Princeton University is reducing school bullying.
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Page last updated: 5.21.19