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Division of Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences (SBE/BCS)

Division of Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences (SBE/BCS)

The Division of Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences (BCS) supports research on the brain, human cognition, language, social behavior and culture, including research on the interactions between human societies and their environments. 

BCS funds projects through the following core programs:

  • Archaeology and Archaeometry.
  • Biological Anthropology.
  • Cognitive Neuroscience.
  • Cultural Anthropology.
  • Developmental Sciences.
  • Dynamic Language Infrastructure.
  • Human Networks and Data Science.
  • Human-Environment and Geographical Sciences.
  • Linguistics.
  • Perception, Action and Cognition.
  • Science of Learning and Augmented Intelligence.
  • Social Psychology.

The division reviews proposals to fund basic research, career development and conferences, as well as interdisciplinary initiatives. 

Featured Funding

Dear Colleague Letter
Next Required Due Date: See letter for details
Posted March 28, 2024
Dear Colleague Letter
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Posted March 19, 2024
Dear Colleague Letter
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Posted March 18, 2024
Program
Next Required Due Date: July 30, 2024
Posted February 14, 2024

Upcoming Events

Conferences and workshops
Join us for a 2-day, interdisciplinary workshop.
Q&As and information sessions
Office hour meetings are 1-on-1 on Zoom. Meet the program director and ask questions.