April 24, 2015

Professor Michael Miller of the Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences been selected as a 2016-2017 member of the Defense Science Study Group (DSSG). Professor Miller's selection was based on academic excellence, breadth of interests, references, and consideration of discipline. His nomination was particualry highy rated because of his expertise in cognitive neuroscience, which has been increasingly recognized by the defense community as able to provide insight into the human challenges faced by intelligence services.

April 06, 2015

Professor Scott Grafton and colleagues provide new insight into what occurs in the brain during the learning process

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March 17, 2015

Dynamical Neuroscience graduate student Nikki Marinsek is one of four UCSB students in the 55 student strong U.S. “young scientists” delegation attending the meeting. The U.S. contingent will join other young scientists from 88 countries across the globe. They will have the opportunity to interact with the 70 Nobel Laureates who will be in attendance. This years’ 65th Meeting of Nobel Laureates will be the fourth interdisciplinary meeting.

December 19, 2014

The article “What Memory Is” by Psychological & Brain Sciences Professor Stanley B. Klein is the inaugural feature in the CrossWires initiative from the neuroscience journal WIREs Cognitive Science (Wiley Publishers). In CrossWires, a new, potentially controversial theory is presented and comments are invited and solicited.

October 01, 2014

An innovative research replication initiative has generated results that have important implications for eyewitness memory. The project confirms earlier findings that asking witnesses to provide a verbal description of a suspect can impair their ability to select that suspect from a lineup — the so-called “verbal overshadowing” effect.

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August 21, 2014

Prof. Grafton's research featured in Convergence, the magazine of engineering and the sciences at UCSB.


Mike Gazzaniga
March 18, 2014

The award honors psychological scientists for groundbreaking contributions to the basic science of psychology.

(Santa Barbara, Calif.) — Michael Gazzaniga, director of UC Santa Barbara’s SAGE Center for the Study of the Mind and a professor in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, has been named a 2015 William James Fellow by the Association of Psychological Science (APS).

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