Welcome to Behavioural Sciences Institute

The Behavioural Sciences Institute (BSI) is a multi-disciplinary research institute for creating, disseminating and applying scientific knowledge about human behaviours in various social, organisational and cultural settings.

Our Area of Focus

Translational research for evidence-based solutions to practical problems

Our Key Activities

Bringing together academia, business and government to develop effective organisational practices and public policies


The psychology of Singapore's response to Covid-19

14 Aug 2020

In this online talk based on his new book, COMBATING A CRISIS, Professor David Chan discussed the…

Foster positivity amid Covid-19 challenges

01 Aug 2020

In an invited commentary, SMU Behavioural Sciences Institute Director Professor David Chan…

Mental battle against Covid-19 as psychological fatigue sinks in | THE BIG STORY

28 Jul 2020

In an invited live studio interview, SMU Behavioural Sciences Institute Director Professor David…