U.S. Army Research Institute for the Behavioral and Social Sciences

ARI’s Science and Technology (S&T) research mission is to drive scientific innovation to enable the Army to acquire, develop, employ, and retain professional Soldiers and enhance personnel readiness.

  • Develop innovative measures, methods, and models to maximize personnel and unit readiness of the Future Army.
  • Develop fundamental theories and investigate new domain areas in behavioral and social sciences with high potential impact on Army issues.
  • Conduct scientific assessments and provide behavioral and social science advice to human resource authorities and to inform human resource policies.
ARI - Where Personnel Science Meets Personnel Practice

Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1 (HQDA) has primary Department of the Army staff responsibility for ARI’s Soldier-oriented research and development program. The Assistant Secretary of the Army for Manpower and Reserve Affairs has overall supervision for the human capital enterprise

* If seeking information on behavioral health or clinical research refer to the US Army Medical Research Material Command (MRMC) at:  https://mrmc.amedd.army.mil/index.cfm