• The Behavioral Science Research Institute (BSRI)

    1. The BSRI aims to be a leading institute of research and knowledge in behavioral science at national and international level.
    2. The BSRI was initially established as a joint venture between the Government of Thailand and UNESCO in August 25, 1955.
    3. Formerly it was known both as the “International Institute for Child Study” and the “Bangkok Institute for Child Study”.
    4. In August 1975, the institute was formally named the “Behavioral Science Research Institute” or BSRI.
    5. The BSRI celebrated its 66th anniversary on 25th August 2021.
    6. BSRI has two main functions: research and teaching.

  • The International Postgraduate Research Colloquium (IPRC) is co-hosted by the Behavioral Science Research Institute (BSRI), Srinakharinwirot University, Thailand and the Department of Psychology, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), Malaysia, every year since 2004.

    IPRC 2021: The upcoming IPRC- 18th IPRC would be held virtually on October 29, 2021.

    • Theme: Psychosocial Resilience and Well-being during the COVID-19 Pandemic
      Call for Abstract submissions is now open:

    - Academic faculty, researchers and university at all levels are invited to share their research works and proposals for oral presentations at the colloquium.
    - The research abstracts submitted should match the theme of the IPRC.
    - All submissions should match the abstract guidelines.

    For more information about the 18th IPRC please visit the website:http://bsris.swu.ac.th/iprc/index.html


  • About the IJBS::

    The Journal of Behavioral Science (JBS) is a peer reviewed, open access scholarly journal that has been published by the Behavioral Science Research Institute (BSRI), at Srinakharinwirot University, Bangkok, Thailand since 2006.

    The journal has a focus on publishing academic works that present an inter-disciplinary content of the behavioral sciences. The journal has clear ethical policies and follows the double blind peer review process for all the submissions to the journal.

    Our journal is indexed in national and international database for journals. While it is indexed in the Tier 1 database of the Thailand Citation Index Center (TCI), on the international front the journal is indexed in the prestigious SCOPUS database, in the ASEAN Citation Index (ACI), and also included in the list of journals hosted by the EBSCO database. The JBS is also indexed in the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) hosted by the Web of Science (previously known as ISI Web of Knowledge).

  • BSRI is committed to the development of research initiatives that not only contribute to the enhancement of knowledge but also towards the application of this research based knowledge to develop the community. As a part of our endeavor, we are now engaged in cross cultural research (CCR) projects.

    Ongoing Research projects:
    Currently there is an ongoing project at the BSRI:

    • 1. Project G.L.O.W. (Global Living Organizational Wage) spearheaded by Prof. Stuart Carr from theSchool of Psychology, Massey University, New Zealand. Many universities across the globe are a partner of this project [Link]
      2. The GLOW project initiated at the BSRI is- “Sufficient Living Wage: A Conceptual Framework in Thai Organizations based on the Sufficiency Economy Philosophy.

    Previous CCR Projects

    1.Health and Safety culture in Hospitals (2014-16): With the Department of Psychology, International Islamic University of Malaysia, and many our partners in Thailand.
    2. Developing an understanding about the quality of work life of university teachers (2013-14):
    With universities in the South of Thailand- Prince of Songkla University (PSU), and Yala Rajabhat University.
    3. The psychosocial correlates of the quality of work life of university teachers(2012-13): a cross cultural research project with the Department of Psychology, International Islamic University of Malaysia. A research paper published about this research is available at: https://www.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/IJBS/article/view/20099