CMU Researchers Receive DARPA Grant to Forecast the Flow of Information OnlineFriday, December 22, 2017
CMU Researchers Receive DARPA Grant to Forecast the Flow of Information Online
Advances to Brain-Interface Technology Provide Clearer Insight Into Visual System Than Ever Before
IEEE Elects Roberta Klatzky as a 2018 FellowWednesday, November 29, 2017
IEEE Elects Roberta Klatzky as a 2018 Fellow
Anna Fisher Receives NSF Science of Learning GrantTuesday, November 21, 2017
Anna Fisher Receives NSF Science of Learning Grant
Michael J. Tarr Named 2017 AAAS FellowTuesday, November 21, 2017
Michael J. Tarr Named 2017 AAAS Fellow
CMU’s Kasey Creswell Receives $1.9 Million NIH Grant To Study Alcohol’s Effects in Young AdultsWednesday, November 08, 2017
CMU’s Kasey Creswell Receives $1.9 Million NIH Grant To Study Alcohol’s Effects in Young Adults
NIH Renews CMU, Pitt Predoctoral Training Program in Behavioral Brain ResearchWednesday, November 08, 2017
NIH Renews CMU, Pitt Predoctoral Training Program in Behavioral Brain Research
CMU, Pitt Brain Imaging Science Identifies Individuals With Suicidal ThoughtsMonday, October 30, 2017
CMU, Pitt Brain Imaging Science Identifies Individuals With Suicidal Thoughts
Carnegie Mellon Study Shows Mindfulness Meditation App Works—But Acceptance Training Component Is CrucialMonday, October 23, 2017
Carnegie Mellon Study Shows Mindfulness Meditation App Works—But Acceptance Training Component Is Crucial
Former PhD Student Recognized as Outstanding IES FellowThursday, October 05, 2017
Former PhD Student Recognized as Outstanding IES Fellow
Supportive Relationships Linked to Willingness to Pursue OpportunitiesFriday, August 11, 2017
Supportive Relationships Linked to Willingness to Pursue Opportunities
In Honor Of…Brian MacWhinneyMonday, July 10, 2017
In Honor Of…Brian MacWhinneyBrian MacWhinney obtained his PhD in psycholinguistics at the University of California, Berkeley in 1974, working under the direction of Susan Ervin-Tripp and Dan Slobin. In his dissertation, titled How Hungarian Children Learn to Speak, MacWhinney focused on children's acquisition of complex morphological rules for plural formation. This represented the first in a long line of studies that aimed to provide a comprehensive account of grammatical development applicable to typologically diverse languages.
Computer Vision Takes OffWednesday, July 05, 2017
Computer Vision Takes OffComputer vision has exploded over the past five years, and it is now able to identify objects with uncanny accuracy, leading to advances in everything from surveillance cameras to self-driving vehicles.
Beyond Bananas: CMU Scientists Harness “Mind Reading” Technology to Decode Complex ThoughtsMonday, June 26, 2017
Beyond Bananas: CMU Scientists Harness “Mind Reading” Technology to Decode Complex ThoughtsCarnegie Mellon University scientists can now use brain activation patterns to identify complex thoughts, such as, "The witness shouted during the trial."
Children of Separated Parents Not on Speaking Terms Are More Likely to Develop Colds as AdultsMonday, June 05, 2017
Children of Separated Parents Not on Speaking Terms Are More Likely to Develop Colds as AdultsPrevious research has indicated that adults whose parents separated during childhood have an increased risk for poorer health. However, exactly what contributes to this has been less clear, until now.
Listen Up: Auditory Scientists Catch Students’ AttentionWednesday, May 17, 2017
Listen Up: Auditory Scientists Catch Students’ AttentionWhen we think of our most memorable learning experiences, we're more likely to recall a special field trip or charismatic speaker than a citation in a research paper. Besides offering a change of pace, these experiences help new concepts take hold.
Psychology Professor Elected to American Academy of Arts and SciencesWednesday, April 12, 2017
Psychology Professor Elected to American Academy of Arts and SciencesCarnegie Mellon University's Roberta Klatzky has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, along with CMU's Granger Morgan, joining the world's most accomplished scholars, scientists, writers, artists and civic leaders.
Psychology Alumna Receives Highly Competitive NSF FellowshipWednesday, April 05, 2017
Psychology Alumna Receives Highly Competitive NSF FellowshipMaya Schumer (DC '16) has been accepted to the National Science Foundation's (NSF) highly competitive Graduate Research Fellow Program. Schumer, who graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a degree in psychology, was one of 2,000 to receive the award from a pool of over 13,000 applicants.
Adult Subcortex Processes Numbers With Same Skill as InfantsMonday, March 20, 2017
Adult Subcortex Processes Numbers With Same Skill as InfantsDespite major brain differences, many species from spiders to humans can recognize and differentiate relative quantities. Adult primates, however, are the only ones with a sophisticated cortical brain system, meaning that the others rely on a subcortex or its evolutionary equivalent.
How To Survive Nail-Biter Football Games, According to ScienceThursday, January 19, 2017