Through a new project funded by the NIH, Assistant Professor Rebecca Shansky and University of Calgary colleague Dr. Matthew Hill will be studying the neural mechanisms that underlie sex differences in the way the brain responds to stress.
Meet Yaa Kyeremateng, a behavioral neuroscience major who speaks multiple languages, conducts research, is fascinated with the brain, and has modeled for the past year. Here, she discusses these aspects of her Northeastern experience and why “adaptability” is perhaps her strongest trait.
Northeastern Psychology Professor Rebecca Shansky will head to Gaborone, Botswana this August to partake in the Dialogue with the Dalai Lama, hosted by the Mind and Life Institute. She will share her research on the brain’s response to stress and trauma on stage with other neuroscientists, activists, and scholars.
Don’t sleep on it: In this week’s installment of Why is That?, Jade Zee, assistant director of the behavioral neuroscience program, explores why yawns are so contagious.
We are very excited to share these and congratulate all of the winners.
Singhal attended the wrong orientation as an incoming freshman. No big deal. It just sparked her curiosity, inspired her to switch majors, and led to transformative research and co-op experiences. Next month, she’ll share the highlights of her journey when she delivers the student commencement address on May 5—the same day she turns 23.
Can disposable diapers help us understand a new technology that could reveal how the brain generates thoughts, feelings, behavior, and sensations? The answer is yes, according to neuroengineer Edward Boyden, who tonight will deliver the keynote address for Northeastern’s Brain Awareness Week.
Pankhuri Singhal and Matthew Nguyen published research on the regeneration of limbs in axolotls as first-line authors in Development.
Hundreds of girls, their families, volunteers, mentors, and staff attended this year’s “Show Me the Science” at Northeastern University.
NU Talk 2017 brought together several student researchers from across the scientific disciplines in a series of presentations representing the vast scope of research underway in labs on campus and on co-ops around the world. The event “aimed to paint a picture of the future and divine our role in that future,” said Alexander Farahani, S’18.