Prof. Elizabeth B. Torres awarded The Board of Trustees Fellowship for Scholarly Excelence
On May 5th, 2015 Prof. Elizabeth B. Torres was awarded The Board of Trustees Fellowship for Scholarly Excellence in recognition of her important and original contributions to our understanding of the neural control of movement and of the interrelations between motor and cognitive phenomena.
"A New Mother Comes Out of Coma with the Help of a Rutgers Professor"
A frantic phone call to Rutgers neuroscientist Elizabeth Torres from a colleague whose pregnant wife had slipped into a coma has led to the use of sensors that can detect visually imperceptible motions in a comatose person, proving she had some awareness, that she was struggling to communicate, and that her condition was slowly improving.
Do We Control Our Food Choices?
What makes you choose a salad over a hamburger? Different strategies from packaging to presentation influence our decisions to eat healthy food and junk food alike. Watch our video to learn more about food framing and how it shapes our diets. The video pertains to Drs. Chapman and Policastro's Byrne Seminar entitled, "Hunger Frames".