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Carnegie Mellon scientists have discovered a crucial difference in the way learning occurs in the brains of adults with autism spectrum disorder.
New research from CMU psychologists shows that a simple self-rating of health accurately predicts susceptibility to the common cold in healthy adults aged 18-55 years.
In the Oct. 30 issue of Science, Baruch Fischhoff critically examines these analytical methods, considering how they should be used and how they can be abused.
Carnegie Mellon has partnered with the NSA Day of Cyber Program, aimed at boosting the national IQ for STEM and cyber science education paths.
CMU and Georgetown University have created “Six Degrees of Francis Bacon,” a groundbreaking digital humanities project that recreates the British early modern social network to trace the personal relationships among figures like Bacon, Shakespeare, Isaac Newton and many others.
The cognitive skills used to learn how to ride a bike may be the key to a more accurate understanding of developmental dyslexia.
CMU's Marlene Behrmann is part of the research team that is challenging the popular educational approaches designed for individuals with ASD.
Provost Farnam Jahanian announced today two interim leadership appointments in the field of brain science, an established and growing area of expertise at Carnegie Mellon University.
From Beats headphones’ rise to prominence or a political candidate’s surge in the polls to how ants and bees select a new nest site, decisions emerging from groups frequently occur without a leader. CMU researchers explain how it happens.
To celebrate its 20th anniversary, CAUSE will host "State of the Field Conference: African American Urban History, Past and Present" from Oct. 2-4 at CMU. Earl Lewis, president of the A.W. Mellon Foundation, will give the keynote lecture.
A recent study shows that the central approach of MOOCs — having students watch to learn — is ineffective. Instead, the emphasis on interactive activities as advocated by CMU's Simon Initiative helps students learn about six times more.
Affirming PIER’s impressive track record with respect to training students both in their core disciplines and in education research, the award will support 18 CMU doctoral students in three cohorts for four years of their training.
Carnegie Mellon had the largest contingent of any university at the World Economic Forum in China.