Carnegie Mellon University
Friday, December 11, 2015

Student Team Wins Grand Prize at Facebook Global Hackathon

Dietrich College's Avi Romanoff, a sophomore psychology and human-computer interaction major, was part of the winning team that won the $10,000 grand prize by creating a new digital product that supports breaking news 24/7 with real-time eyewitness videos from around the world.
Thursday, December 03, 2015

Art + the Brain

In this class that integrated fine arts practice with the disciplines of biology, neuroscience and psychology, students created art in response to class discussions. The students also worked with the Children's School, and all of the artwork was part of a weeklong exhibit at CMU.
How Does the Brain Rapidly Deconstruct What We See?
Tuesday, December 01, 2015

How Does the Brain Rapidly Deconstruct What We See?

This is one of the questions Psychology Professor Marlene Behrmann is working to answer. In this video, she talks about how she uses the latest analytical methods such as machine learning and statistical analysis to understand the psychological and neural mechanisms behind the visual perception system. She also discusses her excitement for the future of brain research at Carnegie Mellon University and its BrainHub initiative.
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