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published on 18 October 2011
For CNN, Prof. Joachim Krueger has authored an explanation of the Bystander Effect as demonstrated in a recent headline-making incident in China where many people did not stop to help a toddler run over by a truck.
published on 21 September 2011
About a year after winning a major share of a nearly $15-million grant, a team of Brown professors, including Prof. Rebecca Burwell, is developing and using new technologies to study the brain. Their goal is to inform the development of therapies that could restore functions lost to injury and stroke. Read more and view the video.
Mary Bates, Ph.D. '11, Shows "How Bats Stay on Target Despite the Clutter" in the Current Issue of Sciencepublished on 01 August 2011
The prestigious journal Science has published dissertation research of our 2011 PhD graduate Mary E. Bates. With James Simmons, Mary learned how bats can remain on target despite obstacles. The key lies in bats’ neural response to echoes from their sonar pulses. Learn more in the Brown University press release and from the Science article abstract.
published on 14 July 2011
We are pleased to announce that one of our Cognitive Neuroscience Sc.B. students, Heidi Jiang, has won a 2011 Distinguished Thesis Award from the Dean of the College for her thesis, "The Role of Disabling Conditions in Predictive and Diagnostic Reasoning." Visit the Dean's site for further information.
published on 12 July 2011
Prof. David Badre has been awarded a 2011 Sloan Research Fellowship from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. These awards are given to early-career scientists and scholars in recognition of achievement and the potential to contribute substantially to their fields. More information available from the Sloan Foundation.