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Congratulations to Stephen Cowen who, along with his colleague Michael Heien in Chemistry and Biochemistry, recently received a grant from the National Science Foundation to support a project entitled, “BRAIN EAGER:  Integrated Measurement of Dopamine Release and Large-Scale Ensemble Activity in Behaving Animals.”  

Post date: Mon, 08/25/2014 - 12:43

Congratulations to Dr. Elizabeth A. Krupinski, professor of medical imaging, psychology, and public health at the Arizona Health Sciences Center, for being named a Distinguished Investigator by the Academy of Radiology Research.

Post date: Thu, 07/31/2014 - 08:54

Dr. Jean-Marc Fellous and his colleagues at the University of Florida (Tampa) and INSERM Lyon (France) were awarded a new grant from the National Science Foundation entitled "A replay-driven model of spatial sequence learning in the Hippocampus-Prefrontal cortex network using reservoir computing". The project involves computational neural modeling, cognitive robotics and high density electrophysiology in behaving rats.

Post date: Thu, 07/24/2014 - 09:18

Congratulations to Psychology PhD student, Dina Spano who just received a substantial grant from the Lejeune Foundation to support her work on sleep and learning in Down Syndrome.

Post date: Mon, 07/07/2014 - 10:04

Azucena Gonzalez is the recipient of the 2014 Outstanding Senior Award for the Department of Psychology.  Azucena conducted an original empirical honors thesis on acculturation and responses to bias in a health care setting, conducted in Spanish and English.  In addition, she volunteers as a transfer student assistant.  Congratulations, Azucena!

Post date: Tue, 03/25/2014 - 08:23

Dr. Carol Barnes has been selected to receive the APA Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award. 

Post date: Tue, 01/07/2014 - 11:47

Psychology faculty members Daniel Sullivan and Jeff Greenberg have co-editied a book entitled Death in Classic and Contemporary Film:  Fade to Black, released by Palgrave Macmillan last month.  Thi interdisciplinary volume is the first anthology dedicated exclusively to psychological issues concerning how death and fear of death are portrayed in cinema.  The 15 chapters written by psychologists, film scholars, philsophers and filmmakers offer an array of perspectives on this topice... Read more

Post date: Tue, 11/05/2013 - 20:45

The Society for Neuroscience named Dr. Carol Barnes the recipient of the Ralph W. Gerard Prize in Neuroscience.  The Gerard Prize honors an outstanding scientist who has made significant contributions to neuroscience.  Dr. Barnes was among the first neuroscientists to investigate how normal aging affects the brain circuitry underlying cognitive processes such as memory.  Dr. Barnes has employed a variety of scientific techniquest to uncover... Read more

Post date: Fri, 11/01/2013 - 08:25

Dr. Jean-Marc Fellous and his colleagues at Harvard University, the Salf Institute, The University of California San Diego and the University of California Riverside were awarded a $7.5M 5-year grant by the Office of Naval Research.  The grant is entitled "Memory Consolidation During Sleep in Humans, Rodents, and Computational Models" and Dr. Fellous will be in charge of elucidating the mechanisms of memory consolidation at the single neuron-level in the rodent. 

Post date: Tue, 10/15/2013 - 14:31

Dr. Lynn Nadel has been awarded the International Sisley-Jerome Lejeune Award for 2013 for his work on Down Syndrome.  Dr. Nadel will presented with the award in Paris in October 2013.

Post date: Thu, 07/11/2013 - 11:06

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