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Having More Friends Can Improve Brain Health

June 13, 2018
HAVING MORE FRIENDS CAN IMPROVE BRAIN HEALTH

Older mice living in pairs experienced worse cognitive health than older mice living in groups, found a study led by Liz Kirby, assistant professor of psychology and neuroscience. 

This Is Your Brain Detecting Patterns

June 11, 2018
THIS IS YOUR BRAIN DETECTING PATTERNS

The brain is actively looking for rules to help it predict better and faster, suggests new research from Ian Krajbich, assistant professor of psychology and economics, which looked at what parts of the brain are involved in pattern recognition.

Agudelo-Mustafa Receives Prestigious Gilman International Scholarship

April 6, 2018
Student Jazmyn Agudelo-Mustafa

Psychology freshman Jazmyn Agudelo-Mustafa received the U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A Gilman International Scholarship to support her education abroad experience in Scotland this summer through Arcadia University’s STEM Summer Research Program in Glasgow.

Depression among new mothers is finally getting some attention

March 19, 2018
Infant Shoes

Childbirth and motherhood change the brain in significant ways, and postpartum depression is often overlooked. Recently, more researchers are turning their attention to the disorder, including assistant professor of psychology and neuroscience Benedetta Leuner.

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