People with schizophrenia see through visual illusions that trick most people

By Carl Blesch (The Rutgers Focus)

Diagnosing schizophrenia can be difficult as its symptoms often resemble those of other diseases and conditions, including bipolar illness and severe depression or several neurological disorders.

Mental health professionals currently rely on a series of psychological and life-history evaluations ...

Congratulations! Sydney Levine, a graduate student of Cognitive Development Lab, has been selected to receive a 2013 National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship.  The NDSEG Fellowship is sponsored and funded by the Department of Defense (DoD).  NDSEG selections are made by the Air Force Research Laboratory/Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFRL/AFOSR), the Office of Naval Research (ONR), the Army Research Office (ARO), and the DoD High Performance Computing Modernization Program Office (HPCMO).  The American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) administers the NDSEG Fellowship.

We are happy to announce the Second Julesz Lecture on Brain Research by Prof. Richard Andersen from Caltech. The topic of Prof. Andersen's lecture is "Parietal Lobe in Action - Recent advances in brain research" and will take place on Thursday, April 25th, 2013 at 7pm in the UMDNJ-RWJMS Main Auditorium in Piscataway, NJ.

kowlerProfessor Eileen Kowler
Inaugural winner of the Vision Sciences Society Davida Teller Award!  
This award is to be given to an outstanding woman visual scientist with a strong history of mentoring.
It will be presented to her at the 2013 Vision Sciences Society (VSS) meeting in Naples, Florida on Monday, May 13th, at 1:00pm.

(originally posted on the Rutgers YouTube Channel on Jan 15, 2013)

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