Division of Behavioral and Social Research
The Division of Behavioral and Social Research (BSR) supports social, behavioral, and economic research and research training on the processes of aging at both the individual and societal level. BSR fosters cross-disciplinary research, at multiple levels from genetics to cross-national comparative research, and at stages from basic through translational.
Featured Funding Opportunities
This FOA invites applications to design and implement research infrastructure that will enable the monitoring of cognitive abilities and age, state, context, or health condition-related changes in cognitive abilities on mobile devices.
The purpose of this FOA is to support studies that identify mechanisms, explanations, and modifiable risk factors underlying recent trends of growing inequalities in morbidity and mortality by income, education, and geographic location at older ages in the United States.
Differences in SES health gradients explain higher adult mortality in the United States than in Costa Rica
Every country has socioeconomic (SES) disparities in mortality at older ages, but the gradient in the United States is large and growing.