The Kids Judge! Neuroscience Fair, sponsored by Biological Basis of Behavior (BBB), brought West Philadelphia fourth graders and Penn neuroscience students together for a morning of hands-on fun.
Kathryn Schuler, Assistant Professor in the Linguistics Department and MindCORE Affiliate, asked her students to think big. Throughout the semester, they worked on passion projects, following a Google X model to allow for unconstrained ideas to solve grand problems
MindCORE Undergraduate Fellow presents at 2019 International Neuropsychological Society Annual Meeting
Mariya Bershad, a Penn senior and participant in our 2018 Summer Fellowship program, presented her poster “Early detection of AD-related Cognitive Change with the Mobile Cognitive App Performance Program (mCAPP)” at the 2019 INS Annual Meeting. This pilot study investigated the feasibility and preliminary psychometric properties of a mobile app-based memory task (mCAPP) that targets memory changes associated with preclinical Alzheimer’s Disease.
Linguists say young women tend to be at the forefront of language changes–in Philadelphia and across the globe. “As Paris is to fashion, the thinking goes, so are young women to linguistic innovation.” – Meredith Tamminga, Assistant Professor of Linguistics, UPenn
Philadelphia Inquirer, 2/15/19
Joseph Kable, Baird Term Professor of Psychology and MindCORE Associate Director for Research, discusses why humans can’t seem to make the commitment to slow climate change.
MindCORE’s Undergraduate Summer Fellowship Program in Interdisciplinary Mind and Brain Studies provides Penn undergraduates with the opportunity to work full-time with a Penn faculty researcher for ten weeks, and to present their findings at the end of the Program.
Researchers at the new Social and Behavioral Sciences Initiative (SBSI), sponsored by MindCORE, have access to two state-of-the-art labs, grants, and a collaborative environment aimed at creating a vibrant research community.
Penn Today, 11/15/18
Widening the Lens on Language Study
MindCORE faculty in the School of Arts and Sciences use language to unravel mysteries of culture, cognition, and communication.
Two undergraduates interning with Penn Medicine’s Ramon Diaz-Arrastia spent the summer looking for biomarkers in the blood of TBI patients, and studying whether the generic form of Viagra might help promote recovery after such an injury.
Penn Today, 9/28/18
During a two-week mindCORE summer workshop for undergraduates across the country, Penn faculty from eight departments and five schools presented their research on a range of on mind- and brain-focused topics.
Penn Today, 6/15/18
MindCORE launched in January 2018.