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Meditation Studies Featured in 'Time'

Meditation Studies Featured in 'Time'

Mindfulness issue features research by Clifford Saron and lab members.

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Pay Attention: $2.7 Million Grant to Map Brain's Attention Network

Pay Attention: $2.7 Million Grant to Map Brain's Attention Network

George “Ron” Mangun, distinguished professor in the UC Davis Center for Mind and Brain, is leading an NIH-funded project to search for attention-related microstructures in the human brain.

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ASPIRE Symposium Highlights Undergraduate Research

By Diana Selmeczy - The ASPIRE Undergraduate Research Program held its fourth annual Spring Research Symposium on June 4th, 2018 at the Center for Mind & Brain. The event featured a keynote by Dr. Eliza Bliss-Moreau, a student presentation by Kelsey Klein, and poster presentations by each of the ASPIRE Scholars, detailing the research they completed during the 2017-2018 academic year.

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Guyer co-edits special section of journal Child Development

Guyer co-edits special section of journal Child Development

Issue focuses on the developing brain from infancy through teens.

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Lee Miller Answers the Yanny-Laurel Question

Lee Miller Answers the Yanny-Laurel Question

NPR turns to Center for Mind and Brain neuroscientist for an expert analysis.

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Guyer Honored for Graduate and Postdoc Mentoring

Guyer Honored for Graduate and Postdoc Mentoring

UC Davis Graduate Studies selects developmental psychologist Amanda Guyer for 2018 Distinguished Graduate and Postdoctoral Mentoring Award.

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7-Year Follow-Up Shows Lasting Cognitive Gains From Meditation

7-Year Follow-Up Shows Lasting Cognitive Gains From Meditation

Gains in the ability to sustain attention developed through intensive meditation training are maintained up to seven years later, according to a new study led by researchers at the UC Davis Center for Mind and Brain.

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Anxiety and Children with Fragile X Syndrome

Anxiety and Children with Fragile X Syndrome

New findings may help develop a marker to identify anxiety in children with fragile X syndrome and other developmental disorders, and open avenues for future treatment options.

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Visual Attention Drawn to Meaning, Not What Stands Out

Findings by John Henderson Overturn Widely Held Ideas of Visual Attention

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Postdoc Awarded NARSAD Young Investigator Grant

Postdoc Awarded NARSAD Young Investigator Grant

Postdoctoral scientist Veronika Vilgis has been awarded a prestigious NARSAD Young Investigator Grant from the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation to research links between late childhood stress, brain development and depression in teen girls.

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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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ASPIRE Symposium Celebrates Undergraduate Research

ASPIRE Symposium Celebrates Undergraduate Research

By Diana Selmeczy – The ISS ASPIRE Undergraduate Research Program held its third annual Spring Research Symposium on June 9, 2017 at the Center for Mind & Brain. The event featured a keynote by Dr. Simona Ghetti, a student presentation by Raphael Geddert, and poster presentations by each of the ASPIRE Scholars, detailing the research they completed during the 2016-2017 academic year.

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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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ASPIRE Symposium Showcases Undergraduate Research

ASPIRE Symposium Showcases Undergraduate Research

By Emily Kappenman - The ISS ASPIRE Undergraduate Research Program held its second annual Spring Research Symposium on June 3, 2016 at the Center for Mind & Brain. The event featured poster presentations by each of the eleven ASPIRE Scholars, detailing the research they completed during the 2015-2016 academic year.

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