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May 22, 2018

A new book by Michael Gazzaniga examines the mystery of how the brain enables the mind.

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May 11, 2018

Emily Jacobs joined fellow UC professors Michel Maharbiz (UC Berkeley) and Veronica Santos (UCLA) for a day on the Hill. Emily met with the offices of Sen. Kamala Harris, Dianne Feinstein, and Rep. Nancy Pelosi to advocate for sustained federal funding for women's health research.

May 04, 2018

Caitlin Taylor, a postdoctoral fellow in the Jacobs Lab, was awarded the Florence P. Haseltine Award for outstanding poster presentation by a new investigator at this years #OSSD2018 meeting. Caitlin is developing one of the first large-scale human brain imaging databases dedicated to advancing women's health.

This award is in honor of Florence Haseltine (pictured above), Founder of the Society of Women's Health Research, founding editor of the Journal of Women’s Health and an expert in reproductive endocrinology.

April 18, 2018

Tessa Dover, 2017 alum and Assistant Professor at Portland State, is featured in the May issue of INSIGHT into Diversity: Read more about her work here: http://www.insightintodiversity.com/past-issues/.

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April 18, 2018

Zoe Liberman and Dan Conroy-Beam were named APS Rising Stars by the Association for Psychological Science.

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April 09, 2018

Phil Ehret, 6th year PhD student in social psychology, has won APA Division 34's (Population and conservation psychology) Graduate Student Award for the best graduate student led paper.

Ehret, P. J., Van Boven, L., & Sherman, D. K. (In press). Partisan barriers to bipartisanship: Understanding climate policy polarization. Social Psychological and Personality Science.

Phil will be recognized for this award at the 2018 APA Annual Convention in San Francisco, CA.

March 28, 2018

Maybe it was a sweet-as-pie, pretty-please smile meant to talk a friend into sharing her dessert, or a serious stink eye intended to shake a moody kid out of his tantrum. Whatever the circumstance, we’ve all used our faces to get our way.

As it turns out, we pretty much always do.

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March 26, 2018

Emily Jacobs gave a keynote address at the Sex and Gender Equality "SAGE 2.0" conference in Hamburg, Germany. She joined astrophysicist Meg Urry, neuroscientists Tessa Van Leeuwen and Alexandra Bendixen, and women's rights advocate Gerlind Wallon to discuss gender equality in STEM.

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