BBB in the News

A. Students

Kaiwen Zhu worked in the laboratory of Dr. Greg Carlson on the role of the hormone oxytocin in schizophrenia:  https://www.sas.upenn.edu/series/frontiers/video-navigating-mind

Monkey Business: Senior Rachel Gittelman spent a summer in the field exploring the parental habits of Argentinean owl monkeys http://www.alumniconnections.com/links/link.cgi?l=1890470&h=10000253&e=UPN-20110127173328

Benjamin Laitman researched the microarchitecture of sleep with fear conditioning: http://www.sas.upenn.edu/home/SASFrontiers/laitman.html

Rebecca Sternschein researched the neural pathways involved in the perception of art: http://www.sas.upenn.edu/home/SASFrontiers/sternschein.html

Lauren Rosenberg worked in the laboratory of Dr. Thompson-Schill on the neural correlates of visual and verbal cognitive styles: http://www.sas.upenn.edu/home/SASFrontiers/thompson-schill.html

 

B. Faculty

Penn neuroscientist solves motor control mystery, from the laboratory of Dr. Javier Medina:  http://www.upenn.edu/pennnews/current/2014-03-06/latest-news/penn-neuroscientist-solves-motor-control-mystery?utm_source=Primary&utm_campaign=572728e20a-Penn_Current_Express_&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_3777f2ca8f-572728e20a-43452065, with additional coverage at http://www.upenn.edu/pennnews/news/muscle-controlling-neurons-know-when-they-mess-according-penn-research

Penn Team Finds Key Molecules Involved in Forming Long-term Memories about the research of BBB Director Dr. Ted Abel http://www.upenn.edu/pennnews/news/penn-team-finds-key-molecules-involved-forming-long-term-memories

The Social Lives of Baboons; How Baboons Think (Yes, Think) about BBB professors Dr. Robert Seyfarth and Dr. Dorothy Cheney, featured in the New York Times
http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9903EFDB113AF93AA35753C1
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The Mind's Eye: Decoding early vision's circuitry with Merriam Term Associate Professor of Physics Dr. Vijay Balasubramanian
http://www.sas.upenn.edu/home/SASFrontiers/the-minds-eye.html

Why Sleepyheads Forget: a ScienceNOW article about sleep deprivation by BBB Director Dr. Ted Abel http://sciencenow.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/2009/1021/1