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Tag: Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences

Sensory processing—in a virtual Kodak Hall

Sensory processing—in a virtual Kodak Hall

June 21, 2022

A multidisciplinary team from Arts, Sciences & Engineering and River Campus Libraries builds a virtual reality replica of Kodak Hall to be used in studies of how the brain processes light and sound.

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How the brain interprets motion while in motion

How the brain interprets motion while in motion

June 13, 2022

New findings about how the brain interprets sensory information may have applications for treating brain disorders and designing artificial intelligence.

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Commission’s work a ‘blueprint’ to diversify neuroscience labs and classrooms

Commission’s work a ‘blueprint’ to diversify neuroscience labs and classrooms

April 27, 2022

For two years, the University’s Neuroscience Diversity Commission has worked to create a more inclusive and equitable culture for students, faculty, and researchers.

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Brief period of ‘blindness’ is essential for vision

Brief period of ‘blindness’ is essential for vision

November 19, 2021

Rochester vision scientists uncover new information about the role of tiny “fixational” eye movements in enabling us to see clearly.

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A look back—and ahead—at an interdisciplinary hub for vision research

A look back—and ahead—at an interdisciplinary hub for vision research

October 28, 2021

For nearly 60 years, the University’s Center for Visual Science has been transforming our understanding of vision and how we treat vision disorders.

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Curtis Award spotlights PhD teaching assistants’ ‘amazing’ efforts during the pandemic

Curtis Award spotlights PhD teaching assistants’ ‘amazing’ efforts during the pandemic

October 14, 2021

The annual award honors the contributions of graduate students in classrooms and laboratories across the University. This year’s recipients come from different disciplines, but share many things in common.

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Pipeline program lets East High students experience life in the lab

Pipeline program lets East High students experience life in the lab

June 30, 2021

Lulu Abdullahi (right), a junior at East High School in the Rochester City School District, practices soldering to repair an experiment component with Manuel Gomez-Ramirez, an assistant professor in the University’s Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences. For six weeks, Abdullahi and a classmate visited campus as part of NeURo East, a new Del Monte Institute for Neuroscience program.

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Rochester brain and cognitive sciences researchers receive national recognition

Rochester brain and cognitive sciences researchers receive national recognition

February 16, 2021

Assistant professors Martina Poletti and Manuel Gomez-Ramirez have received Sloan Awards for their research on how the brain perceives the world.

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Rochester researcher recognized with national award for outstanding vision research

Rochester researcher recognized with national award for outstanding vision research

August 16, 2020

National vision research organization recognizes David Williams for his research, the organization’s third consecutive honoree with University of Rochester ties.

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Study: Neurons can shift how they process information about motion

Study: Neurons can shift how they process information about motion

June 15, 2020

New Rochester research indicates some neurons can shift to process information about movement depending on the brain’s current frame of reference.

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