May 29, 2019

Miguel Eckstein was awarded a prestigious fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation. The award is given to individuals whose work adds “to the educational, literary, artistic, and scientific power of this country, and also to provide for the cause of better international understanding.”

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March 21, 2019

Tommy Sprague was awarded a 2019 Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship. “Sloan Research Fellows are the best young scientists working today,” said Adam F. Falk, president of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. “Sloan Fellows stand out for their creativity, for their hard work, for the importance of the issues they tackle and the energy and innovation with which they tackle them. To be a Sloan Fellow is to be in the vanguard of twenty-first century science.”

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October 18, 2018

Hear Richard E. Mayer, Distinguished Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences and APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow, discuss his research on applying psychological science to education.

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May 25, 2018

Alexander Boone's research entitled "Sex differences in navigation and strategy" published in Memory and Cognition this year has gained national attention, with references on Good Morning America and on popular news sites. His article explores gender differences in navigation strategies.

Additional authors include Jared Gong, a Class of 2017 graduate.

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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.

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.

March 02, 2018

New York Magazine interviews Mary Hegarty on how to improve our sense of direction

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