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Rebecca Shansky presenting at the neuroscience talk.

Speed Science Talks Series: Building Bridges in Neuroscience

Last week, the College of Science hosted its second Speed Science Talks, this year with the theme of neuroscience. Eleven presentations were delivered from a variety of faculty members in many departments in the College of Science with the goal of sharing their research interests and forming connections and collaborations among the many fields of neuroscience across campus.   

Northeastern Psychology Professor to meet with the Dalai Lama to share her research

Northeastern Psychology Professor Rebecca Shansky will head to Gaborone, Botswana this August to partake in the Dialogue with the Dalai Lama, hosted by the Mind and Life Institute. She will share her research on the brain's response to stress and trauma on stage with other neuroscientists, activists, and scholars.
Two students use the human to human interface kit to control their arm movements.

“Peer inside” the brain during Northeastern’s Brain Awareness Week

Can disposable diapers help us understand a new technology that could reveal how the brain generates thoughts, feelings, behavior, and sensations? The answer is yes, according to neuroengineer Edward Boyden, who tonight will deliver the keynote address for Northeastern’s Brain Awareness Week.

BUILDing with Neuroscience

Psychology professor Dr. Craig Ferris has partnered with Morgan University to give students unprecedented access to neuroscience and, in doing so, address the lack of diversity in science.

Freshman seeks to merge service with science

As a high school freshman in India, Jigar Mehta started a small non­profit orga­ni­za­tion called Give a Week, which engaged stu­dents in com­mu­nity ser­vice projects for one week each month.