NIH Behavioral and Social Sciences Research Festival Nov. 18-19

Join the NIH Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR) virtually on Thursday, November 18 and Friday, November 19, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day, for the annual NIH Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (BSSR) Festival.

Register to attend and view the festival agenda and speaker biographies:

The festival, hosted by OBSSR and in collaboration with the NIH BSSR Coordinating Committee, will showcase exciting research results, emerging areas, and innovations in health related BSSR. Presenters were selected from nominations made by various NIH Institutes and Centers to highlight impactful BSSR funded across NIH.  If you have a disability and require reasonable accommodations to participate in this event, please contact Danielle Johnikin at (301) 670-4990 or and/or the Federal Relay at 1-800-877-8339. 

Session topics include: 

Sense of Purpose, Loneliness, and Cognitive Health

Examining the Influence of Social Media Experiences on Depression among LGBTQ+ Persons

Efficacy of Yoga Versus Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Versus Stress Education for the Treatment of Generalized Anxiety Disorder: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Participant Engagement and Ethical Digital Storytelling: The MOCHA Moving Forward Study

Enhanced Perinatal Programs for People in Prisons

Fusing Ambient and Mobile Sensor Features into a Behaviorome for Predicting Clinical Health Scores

The Social Epidemiology of Sleep

Geographic Density and Uptake of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Among Young Gay, Bisexual, and Other Sexual Minority Men: A Global Positioning System Study

Daily Associations Between Minority Stress, Craving, Effect, and Nicotine Use Among Sexual Minority Youth Who Use Nicotine

Face Covering, Physical Distancing, and Physical Activity Behaviors in Schools: Quantifying the Fidelity of Mitigation Strategies in the Midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Early Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior in Children Living in the United States

Collective Action, Behavioral Models of Transmission, and COVID-19 Outcomes in Two Native South American Populations

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Oct 19, 2021

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