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Monday, December 26, 2016

Researchers Map How the Brain Processes Faces From Sight to Recognition

CMU researchers used highly sophisticated brain imaging tools and computational methods to measure the real-time brain processes that convert the appearance of a face into the recognition of an individual. They are hopeful that the findings might be used in the near future to locate the exact point at which the visual perception system breaks down in different disorders and injuries.
Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Carnegie Mellon Launches First-of-its-Kind Behavioral Economics, Policy and Organizations Major

Recently, there has been an explosion of interest by government, non-profit and industry organizations to hire trained behavioral economists. To meet this demand, CMU has created the first and only undergraduate major in behavioral economics. Students will be trained to apply psychological insights to human behavior to explain and predict economic decision-making. And they will learn about behavioral economics at the institution responsible for pioneering the field.
Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Martin Luther King, Jr. Writing Award Winners Tackle Self-Identity, Racism, Terrorism and Other Diverse Topics

What does it mean to be Asian-American? Or Nigerian-American? Or simply American? Winners in CMU's 2017 Martin Luther King, Jr. Writing Awards will read their poems and essays at an awards ceremony.
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