Carnegie Mellon University
June 08, 2016

HeadlineYour Brain on Winning a Tony

By Shilo Rea

What's happening in the brain of a person who wins a Tony Award — or loses out?

Carnegie Mellon University scientists know exactly what their brain activation patterns look like. Back in 2013, a Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences-led team was the first to identify the emotions that a person experiences — such as happy and sad — based on brain activity.