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ICS represented at London Festival of Learning

July 19, 2018

Donna Caccamise, Bill Penuel, Joseph Polman present at the International Conference on the Learning Sciences in London, UK.

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Bhaduri, Ly, Hutt, Parker win Student Awards - Congratulations!

May 7, 2018

May Ly, Srinjita Bhaduri, Stephen Hutt, and Rick Parker received prestigious nominations and awards as students associated with ICS.

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Marianne Reddan Wins Dosier/Muenzinger Award for Teaching

April 16, 2018

Institute of Cognitive Science, Psychology and Neuroscience Combined Triple PhD graduate student Marianne Reddan wins the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience Dosier/Muenzinger Award for Teaching.

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CU Change Lab Studies the Effects of Alcohol Vs. Marijuana on the Brain

March 31, 2018

Changing legislation concerning marijuana across the nation is leading researchers to learn more about the potential health benefits and the damage from marijuana use vs. alcohol use.

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Daunted by Spring Cleaning? Randall O'Reilly Says Blame Your Brain

March 28, 2018

Dr. Randall O'Reilly, ICS Fellow blames the brain for why it’s so difficult to tackle a big project like spring cleaning, blame your brain. Randall O’Reilly is a professor of psychology and neuroscience and director of the Computational Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory at CU Boulder and Fellow with the Institute of...

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2 New Inquiry Hub Grants Support Deeper Learning and Equity in STEM

March 23, 2018

In an effort to promote equity in mathematics and science education, two foundations have awarded funding to the University of Colorado Boulder and its partners to enhance research in deeper learning among students. The William & Flora Hewlett Foundation $1 million grant supports the Inquiry Hub’s work in encouraging deeper...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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.