Nicole Rust Receives 2021 Troland Research Award
Nicole Rust, Associate Professor of Psychology, received a 2021 Troland Research Award from the National Academy of Sciences. The annual award recognizes unusual achievement by early-career researchers and fosters empirical research in experimental psychology. Rust, who studies the neural basis of visual memory, was selected for her “contributions to the understanding of how the cortex makes use of complex visual information to guide intelligent behavior.” She received a Ph.D. in neural science from New York University and joined the Penn faculty in 2009.
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