Tag: Brain and Cognitive Sciences

That’s so random: why we persist in seeing streaks

That’s so random: why we persist in seeing streaks

June 26, 2014

Dr. Wilke’s latest experiment sought to test whether the hot hand bias was even more universal.

“The strongest test to see if it’s evolutionary is to find it in another species,” said Dr. Hayden, who studies how monkeys make decisions.

So, he and Dr. Wilke developed a game for monkeys to play.

Continue Reading

Aslin Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Aslin Elected to National Academy of Sciences

May 1, 2013

Richard Aslin, the William R. Kenan Professor of Brain and Cognitive Sciences and director of the Rochester Center for Brain Imaging at the University of Rochester, has been elected a member of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS). Membership in the academy is one of the highest honors given to a scientist or engineer in […]

Continue Reading