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"The Alzheimer's Lab": Ken Kosik on 60 Minutes

Date Posted: December 4th, 2016

UCSB's own Ken Kosik on "60 Minutes," explaining how an unfortunate family in Colombia might hold the secrets to solving Alzheimer's disease: Watch here.

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The Science of Human Beliefs

Date Posted: October 25th, 2016

UCSB Sociology professor Noah E Friedkin mathematically models how we construct attitudes, opinions, and beliefs. His work is published in this issue of Science. Read more here.

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Handling the heat: Craig Montell discovers how animals sense temperature

Date Posted: October 16th, 2016

Dr. Craig Montell, Duggan Professor of Neuroscience in the department of Molecular Cellular & Developmental Biology at UCSB, has discovered how animals sense changes in temperature. Full story here: http://www.news.ucsb.edu/2016/017221/adapting-heat

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Joining the club: Samir Mitragotri Elected to National Academy of Medicine

Date Posted: October 9th, 2016

Dr. Samir Mitragotri, professor of Chemical Engineering and director of the Center for Bioengineering, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine. Full story here: http://www.news.ucsb.edu/2016/017323/distinguished-contributions-medicine-and-health

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This is your brain on nature: The psychology of environmentalism

Date Posted: October 6th, 2016

Dr. Heejung Kim & Dr. David Sherman, UCSB professors of Psychological & Brain Science, determine what factors make us eco-friendly. Full story here: http://www.news.ucsb.edu/2016/017171/psychology-environmentalism

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All the in mind: SAGE Center kicks off a new season

Date Posted: October 3rd, 2016

Dr. Michael Gazzaniga kicks off a new season at UCSB's SAGE Center for the Study of the Mind. Full story: http://www.news.ucsb.edu/2016/017243/all-mind

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Untangling the brain: UCSB Postdoc wins fellowship for dementia research

Date Posted: September 18th, 2016

Dr. Yann Fichou, a postdoctoral fellow in Dr. Songi Han's lab at UCSB, has been awarded the Harvey L. Karp Discovery Award for work on protein misfolding in dementia. Learn more about our award-winning postdocs here: http://www.news.ucsb.edu/2016/017126/and-winner

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Stop or go?: Michael Goard determines how the brain decides

Date Posted: September 6th, 2016

How does the brain make sense of the world? How do we turn sights and sounds into action? Dr. Michael Goard, part of UCSB's next generation of neuroscience professors, is cracking the brain code. Full story here: http://www.news.ucsb.edu/2016/017109/linking-perception-action

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Never Lose Your Nerve: Nobel laureate Alan Heeger on successful science

Date Posted: August 23rd, 2016

UCSB's Alan Heeger, Nobel prize winner in Chemistry, shares his insights after a lifetime of science here.

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This is your brain on music: Sting in the scanner

Date Posted: August 21st, 2016

UCSB's Scott Grafton puts Sting in the scanner to see how the brain organizes music. Read more here.

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