Gun rights rally at Virginia State Capitol January 20, 2020 Richmond VA

Gun rights rally at Virginia State Capitol; January 20, 2020; Richmond, VA; Photo credit: Shutterstock

About Us

The Center for Modeling Human Behavior (CMHB) is an interdisciplinary research center integrating advances in psychology, social science, computer modeling, and efficient experimental design to develop and leverage complex human behavior models to address modern defense and security challenges.

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Current center research covers a range of topics pertaining to complex human behavior of individuals, groups, and crowds as well as security force behavior, use and effects of of intermediate force capabilities, and rules of engagement. 
Center faculty researchers come from a variety of disciplines and departments within NPS.