"A New Mother Comes Out of Coma with the Help of a Rutgers Professor"
Published: Wednesday, 08 April 2015 11:59
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.
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Do We Control Our Food Choices?
Published: Monday, 02 March 2015 15:27
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".
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Dr. Gelman and Dr. Gallistel's Retirement Celebration
Published: Tuesday, 13 January 2015 15:46
Photos and Videos from the conference are now available!
Photos: Day 1, Day 2 (You will be taken to Google Photos Albums)
Videos: Click here for YouTube playlist
We are happy to announce Dr. Rochel Gelman and Dr. Randy Gallistel's Retirement Conference. This is a 2-day event and will take place on Thursday, April 16th and Friday, April 17th, 2015.
The 2-day conference event to commemorate the retirement of former center directors Dr. Charles Randy Gallistel and Dr. Rochel Gelman will feature an emcee and 8 guest speakers, discussion and opportunities for informal conversation among cognitive scientists.
Please use the following links for a copy of the program and guest speaker presentation title insert.
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"The Soul Fallacy", Dr. Musolino’s new popular science book, now available
Published: Monday, 12 January 2015 15:50
The book has been endorsed by major public intellectuals, contains a foreword by the late physicist Victor Stenger, and can be read as an irreverent introduction to cognitive science and ....
Read more: "The Soul Fallacy", Dr. Musolino’s new popular science book, now available
"Preschool Pathways to Science" now translated to Mandarin
Published: Saturday, 25 October 2014 22:04
The book "Preschool Pathways to Science (PrePs)", authored by Dr. Rochel Gelman's, has been translated from English to Mandarin using Complex Characters.