Prof. Shansky’s research, which contradicts conventional wisdom about how we react to fear, provides insights into new treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder, through a preclinical study that demonstrates differences between how males and females respond to traumatic events.
Welcome back Behavioral Neuroscience students and faculty- to kick off the new academic year, please stop by our office (203 Mugar) to purchase a new BNS t-shirt.
The Behavioral Neuroscience Program is proud to announce the addition of two new academic faculty during 2015. Their research and teaching expertise will enhance and expand our core course offerings and student experience.
Prof. Craig Ferris joins as a mentor for NIH’s Building Infrastructure Leading to Diversity (BUILD) Initiative.
Dr. Davis will provide mentorship and oversight of the programs that support faculty in academic roles within the College of Science.
A new policy from the National Institutes of Health will require all biomedical research funded by the NIH to be gender balanced. Rebecca Shanksy, an assistant professor of psychology whose research is focused in this space, discusses the implications of the decision.