Arianna Tamvacakis Wins Best Student Presentation at SICB

Congratulations to Neuroscience B&B graduate student, Arianna Tamvacakis!

Arianna’s presentation, “Differential expression of serotonin receptor genes in homologous neurons underlies species-typical swimming behaviors in Nudipleura sea slugs” was awarded the best student oral presentation for the Division of Neurobiology, Neuroethology, and Sensory Biology at the Society for Integrated and Comparative Biology (SICB) meeting in New… more »

B&B Philosophy Faculty Andrea Scarantino Awarded Simon Award

Don Berkich, President of the International Association for Computing and Philosophy has just announced that the organization’s executive board has selected Andrea Scarantino for the prestigious 2017 Herbert A. Simon Award for Outstanding Research in Computing and Philosophy. This award specifically recognizes scholars at an early stage of their academic career whose research is likely… more »

GSU Neuroscience publications in November

Posted On December 12, 2015
Categories Research, Uncategorized

1: Meguerditchian A, Phillips KA, Chapelain A, Mahovetz LM, Milne S, Stoinski T, Bania A, Lonsdorf E, Schaeffer J, Russell J, Hopkins WD. Handedness for Unimanual Grasping in 564 Great Apes: The Effect on Grip Morphology and a Comparison with Hand Use for a Bimanual Coordinated Task. Front Psychol. 2015 Nov 23;6:1794. eCollection 2015. PubMed… more »

October GSU Neuroscience Publications in PubMed

Posted On November 6, 2015 by Paul Katz
Categories Research, Uncategorized

1: Yerys BE, Gordon EM, Abrams DN, Satterthwaite TD, Weinblatt R, Jankowski KF, Strang J, Kenworthy L, Gaillard WD, Vaidya CJ. Default mode network segregation and social deficits in autism spectrum disorder: Evidence from non-medicated children. Neuroimage Clin. 2015 Aug 18;9:223-32. doi: 10.1016/j.nicl.2015.07.018. eCollection 2015. PubMed PMID: 26484047; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4573091. 2: Elmelid A,… more »

GSU Neuroscience Publications in September

Posted On October 5, 2015 by Paul Katz
Categories Research, Uncategorized

1: Hopkins WD, Misiura M, Pope SM, Latash EM. Behavioral and brain asymmetries in primates: a preliminary evaluation of two evolutionary hypotheses. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2015 Oct 1. doi: 10.1111/nyas.12936. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26426409.

2: Henderson YO, Nalloor R, Vazdarjanova A, Parent MB. Sweet orosensation induces ARC expression in dorsal… more »

B&B Fellow Sabrina Na Studies How Childhood Brain Tumors Affect Working Memory…

FROM THE DESK OF LaTina Emerson Public Relations Specialist Georgia State University 404-413-1353 lemerson1@gsu.edu

“ATLANTA—Adult survivors of childhood brain tumors have lower working memory performance compared to healthy adults, according to researchers at Georgia State University and Emory University.

The findings, published in the Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society in August, report that… more »

Personality of Chimpanzees Linked to Anatomy of Brain Structure


LaTina Emerson Public Relations Specialist Georgia State University 404-413-1353 lemerson1@gsu.edu

“ATLANTA—Chimpanzees’ personality traits are linked to the anatomy of specific brain structures, according to researchers at Georgia State University, the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and the University of Copenhagen.

The findings, published online in the journal NeuroImage… more »