February 26, 2014
A rodent in a maze is a staple — even a stereotype — of experimental psychology research. But the maze in the lab of Rebecca Burwell, professor of cognitive, linguistic, and psychological sciences at Brown University, is not your grandfather’s apparatus.
October 1, 2013
Brown University's Center for Vision Research and the Burwell Laboratory were recently featured in the Brown University Alumni Magazine. "Psychologist Rebecca Burwell, a professor of cognitive, linguistic, and psychological sciences, studies the link between memory and vision, or how what we’ve seen in the past influences what we’re seeing in the present."
June 15, 2013
Rebecca Burwell was recently appointed the Incoming Editor-in-Chief of the American Psychological Association journal, Behavioral Neuroscience.
Her term begins January 1, 2014.
April 2, 2013
December 5, 2012
A new study in the journal Neuron suggests that the brain uses a different region than neuroscientists had thought to associate objects and locations in the space around an individual. Knowing where this fundamental process occurs could help treat disease and brain injury as well as inform basic understanding of how the brain supports memory and guides behavior.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University]
September 19, 2011
About a year after winning a major share of a nearly $15-million grant, a team of Brown professors 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.
May 4, 2010
December 5, 2004