Research

Brains & Behavior Distinguished Lecture Series Goes Virtual!

Brains & Behavior is excited to present our VIRTUAL Distinguished Lecture Series this Fall (PLEASE NOTE A CHANGE IN TIME) Up first on Friday September 11 @ 10am; Dr. Larry Young from Emory University with his talk entitled “Neurobiology of social bonding, social loss and empathy: Implications for Autism.” According to the Center for Translational… more »

PhD Candidate, Fernanda Duque, Publishes Paper in Science Advances on High-Frequency Hearing in Hummingbirds

Many species use vocalizations as part of their communication and interactions, and hummingbirds are not the exception. In fact, some species of hummingbirds have developed extraordinary high-pitched signals. Until recently, however, there was no evidence showing that these hummingbirds could hear high-pitched sounds. Fernanda G. Duque, a PhD candidate in Neuroscience Institute at GSU, co-advised… more »

B&B Summer Scholars Go Virtual

The B&B Summer Scholars Program has awarded its 2020 B&B Scholarships to 19 undergraduates. The Scholars program provides summer fellowships to selected GSU undergraduates to support their research efforts in faculty laboratories.

This year, our summer cohort will engage in distance learning via interactive virtual training workshops centered on their professional development in our new… more »

Introducing the Brains & Behavior Digital Badge Program 

The Brains & Behavior program is excited to announce our new initiative, the B&B Digital Badge Program. As you may know, Brains & Behavior supports its staff, faculty, and students in their curricular pursuits through fellowships, retreats, lectures, seminars, seed grants, and more! What you may not know is that the B&B community is very active outside the classroom and lab.

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B&B Fellowships Reach Two New Departments

Recently, the B&B Interdisciplinary Committee (IDC) has completed its task of reallocating fellowships among the member departments. Brains & Behavior is excited to announce two new fellowship lines in the departments of Music and Kinesiology & Health this Fall. Please help us welcome Caroline Simpkins from the Feng Yang lab (Kinesiology & Health) and Lauren Garber… more »

Psychology B&B Fellow Mary Fernandes Wins American Psychological Association Research Competition

GSU News Hub Jeremy Craig Reports:

CHICAGO – Mary Fernandes, a Ph.D. candidate in clinical neuropsychology at Georgia State University, won first place in the 2019 Psych Science-in-3 Competition Aug. 9 at the American Psychological Association’s (APA) annual conference.

Fernandes gave a three-minute presentation entitled, “The Associations Between Pupillary Response Patterns to Emotional… more »