2020 Archives

Merridee Lefner 2020 BrainStorm Neuroscience Pitch Competition Winner

THE PROJECT: Why exactly does “absence make the heart grow fonder?” Merridee Lefner and Matthew Wanat (The University of Texas at San Antonio) are analyzing the neurobiology of motivated behavior. How does dopamine work in influencing our responses to rewards and...

Amber Hopkins 2020 BrainStorm Neuroscience Pitch Competition Finalist

THE PROJECT: Amber Hopkins and Aaron Schurger (Chapman University) and Tian Lan (California Institute of Technology) are researching intentional binding, or how the brain perceives action and its sensory outcome as being much closer together in time. That gap between...

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