News 2013

Heejung Kim
December 11, 2013
Professors Kim and Sherman team with Bren School & Political Science faculty and graduate students for UCSB Graduate Division Crossroads Project
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December 06, 2013

Social messages targeted at combating obesity may have paradoxical and undesired effects.

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December 05, 2013

UCSB to host 2014 Summer Institute in Cognitive Neuroscience: Registration Open till January 15, 2014

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Scott Grafton
December 04, 2013

Scott T. Grafton, professor of psychological and brain sciences, for establishing brain imaging technology as a tool for cognitive neuroscience and its novel application to normal, plastic and pathological motor behavior.

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November 27, 2013

Technology to help doctors tailor drug treatment based on how fast patients metabolize and excrete medicines set to kick-start personalized medicine.

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November 07, 2013
Heroes. Warhorses. Ex-servicemen and women. Whatever your name for them, veterans are a major reason why the country exists, and Abraham Lincoln’s call to “care for him who shall have borne the battle” rings as true now as it did two centuries ago.
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Joni Sasaki
October 16, 2013

Joni Sasaki, who earned her Ph. D. in 2012 in Social Psychology from UCSB Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences was the 2013 recipient of the Society of Experimental Social Psychology (SESP) Dissertation Award. Joni is an assistant professor at the Department of Psychology at York University in Toronto, Canada.

October 16, 2013
The human mind is capable of not only being cognitive and registering experiences but also of being introspectively aware of these processes. Until now, scientists have not known if such introspection was a single skill or dependent on the object of reflection. Also unclear was whether the brain housed a single system for reflecting on experience or required multiple systems to support different types of introspection.
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October 01, 2013

Mary MacLean, a post-doctoral fellow in Barry Giesbrecht's Attention Lab, just received news that she has been awarded a Post-doctoral Fellowship from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. The fellowship is a 2-year award that will fund Mary's work investigating the neural mechanisms of conscious control over visual attention.

August 30, 2013

Logan Fiorella has been selected as the UCSB nomination for the Distinguished Master's Thesis Award offered by the Western Association of Graduate Schools and University Microfilms International, for his research investigating the cognitive mechanisms underlying learning by teaching. The selection was made by a campus committee of UCSB faculty who evaluated nominees from departments across campus. Logan will now be considered for the award among other finalists from participating institutions.

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