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Three ICS Graduate Students Awarded Beverly Sears Research Grants

March 14, 2018

Congratulations to ICS graduate students Yoni Ashar, Hee Jung Jung and Marianne Reddan for receiving highly prestigious Beverly Sears Research Grants. Originally know as the Dean's Small Grants Program, grants have been awarded to over 1,500 students. In 1999, in recognition of her longstanding loyalty to and efforts on behalf... Read more »
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CANLab partners with cliexa® for Multidimensional Pain Tracking Research

March 9, 2018

cliexa® partners with the University of Colorado Boulder's Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience Lab (CANLab) for Multidimensional Pain Tracking and Predictive Analytics Research. cliexa, Inc., which offers a suite of mobile platforms for chronic disease management, announces its collaboration with CU Boulder’s CANLab and Institute of Cognitive Science (ICS). cliexa will... Read more »
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Holding Hands Synchs Loved Ones' Brains: CANLab

March 2, 2018

Pain can decrease with synchronized breathing, heart rate and brain wave patterns. From CU Boulder: Reach for the hand of a loved one in pain and not only will your breathing and heart rate synchronize with theirs, your brain wave patterns will couple up too, according to a new study... Read more »
Understanding the teenage brain

Dr. Marie Banich joins Chancellor Phil DiStefano in LA for BuffTalks!

Feb. 22, 2018

Dr. Marie Banich spoke on how Banich Lab uses brain imaging techniques to understand the neural systems that process emotion, social information and rewards.Read more »
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Wager Lab Article Published through Nature Neuroscience!

Feb. 22, 2018

Check out Wager Lab's article on representations of pain in February's Nature Neuroscience!Read more »
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2018 Brain Awareness Week: A Stimulating Success

Feb. 13, 2018

During March 12 to 16, seven events occurred for the community inside and outside of the University to learn about the progress and benefits of brain research.Read more »
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CBS Denver Highlights Dr. Bidwell's Cannabis Research

Feb. 1, 2018

Even though Colorado and many other states have legalized marijuana, federal law still prohibits scientists from studying the drug and its health effects.Read more »
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ICS Faculty Fellow's Teen Brain Research Featured on TODAY Show

Feb. 1, 2018

What helps and hurts the teenage brain ? A revolutionary new study hopes to find out how kids’ minds are shaped during this crucial and turbulent stage of life. Researchers are following more than 11,000 children for the next decade, studying how dozens of factors — including drugs and alcohol,... Read more »
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CU REACH Academic Futures White Paper

Nov. 30, 2017

CU REACH: Expanding Research and Education on Cannabinoids and Health - CU Boulder is building a multi-disciplinary center involving faculty and researchers from across campus to radically expand our capacity for Research, Education, and Application in Cannabinoids and Health (CU REACH).Read more »
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The CannaVan Helps Marijuana Researchers Drive Around Some Roadblocks

Nov. 3, 2017

ICS Assistant Research Professor Dr. Cinnamon Bidwell's 'Change Lab' uses creative transportation to study the effects of cannabis.Read more »