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Journal Issue Focuses on Brain Plasticity

Journal Issue Focuses on Brain Plasticity

“Current Perspectives on Neuroplasticity in Human Development,” a special issue of the journal Cognitive Development edited by Professor Susan Rivera, is available for free online access until Sept. 29.

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Visual Attention Paper Tops a Google Classics List

Visual Attention Paper Tops a Google Classics List

A paper co-authored by John Henderson, a professor in the Department of Psychology and at the Center for Mind and Brain, tops a Google Scholar list of most-cited articles from 2006 in the field of cognitive science.

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Brain's Hippocampal Volume, Social Environment Affect Adolescent Depression

Brain's Hippocampal Volume, Social Environment Affect Adolescent Depression

Research findings by Amanda Guyer and colleagues hold important implications for prevention and intervention strategies.

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Five CMB Scholars Accept Faculty Positions in the US and UK

Congratulations to postdoctoral researchers Lisa Cantrell, Nick Gaspelin, Laurie Lawyer and Matthew Lowder! They recently accepted tenure-track faculty positions at universities in California, New York, Virginia and England. Cheers also to Frederick Barrett, (Ph.D., psychology, ’13), who is finishing his first year as an assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland.

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Post-doc Wonil Choi to Join Korean Faculty

Post-doc Wonil Choi to Join Korean Faculty

Wonil Choi, a post-doctoral scholar in John Henderson's Visual Cognition Lab, has accepted an academic position at Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology in Gwangju, South Korea.

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Taylor Hayes' Article Honored

Taylor Hayes' Article Honored

A paper by Taylor Hayes, a post-doctoral scholar in the Visual Cognition Lab, has been selected by the Psychonomic Society as a 2016 best article.

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Grad students publish Journal Club paper in the Journal of Neuroscience.

Two graduate students and a research assistant from the Center for Mind and Brain and a neuroscience Ph.D. alumnus recently joined a prestigious authors “club” with the publication of a paper on motion-inducing optical illusions.

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Researchers Study How Cochlear Implants Affect Brain Circuits

Researchers Study How Cochlear Implants Affect Brain Circuits

CMB Professor David Corina and a colleague are working to understand why some deaf children respond to cochlear implants better than others do.

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'Groove Enhancement' Project Gets Keck Futures Initiative Grant

Making music together can deepen social bonds, fostering compassion and empathy among the players. But not everyone is ready, or physically able, to join a drumming circle or even clap along. A UC Davis cognitive neuroscientist who studies the psychology of music is leading a team in developing an assistive device to help the musically challenged synch their sounds.

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ASPIRE Co-founder Receives Chancellor's Award

Emily Kappenman, a project scientist at the UC Davis Center for Mind and Brain, was recently honored with a Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Mentoring Undergraduate Research.

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CMB Faculty in Line to Lead Infant Studies Organization

Lisa Oakes, a professor in the Department of Psychology and researcher at the Center for Mind and Brain, is the new president-elect of the International Congress on Infant Studies.

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We are Recruiting!!

Open Positions at the Center for Mind and Brain

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Society for Neuroscience Presentations in Chicago

Society for Neuroscience Presentations in Chicago

Ashley Royston and Dr. Yuelu Liu present the latest research at the Society for Neuroscience meeting in Chicago in October, 2015

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