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Study shows good navigators often use a bird’s eye view perspective to organize and remember different places in the environment and have a map-like representation of the environment in their mind.

Chances are we all know someone who gets lost easily and often: people who move to a new city or walk into an office building and have no idea where to go — and even after several trips they…

Cassie Mitchell is one of the first awardees under an initiative from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative and the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine.

Throughout her engineering education and research career, Cassie Mitchell hasn’t seen many role models who look like her.

Markowitz gets $875,000 funding over five years — and the freedom to take risks and explore new frontiers in his research.

It was like one of those old hidden-camera TV shows — Candid Camera or, for a younger crowd, a much kinder and gentler version of Punk’d.

Eva Dyer wants to use her NSF CAREER award to address the next challenge.

Eva Dyer wants to know what is happening in her brain when she plucks the strings and hears the resonance of the hollow-bodied instrument…

The five new multidisciplinary Blue Sky research teams bring a broad range of expertise for projects focused on robotics, wearables, assistive communication technology, and advanced personalized therapeutics.

The latest round of “Blue Sky” seed grants from the McCamish Parkinson’s Disease Innovation Program will once again support research teams at Georgia…

We recently spoke with the NEURO ‘22 Kashlan triplets about their time at Georgia Tech, advice for students, and what’s next on the horizon.

As triplets, Adam, Rommi, and Zane Kashlan are used to doing things together. After three years at Georgia Tech, the brothers added one more thing to that list: graduating with a trio of…

Researchers at Georgia Tech are working in the realm of computational neuroscience, a branch of neuroscience that uses mathematical models, computer simulations, and theoretical analysis of the brain to gain a deeper understanding of the nervous system.

The human brain, composed of about 86 billion noisy neurons, is a reliable, durable, complex, and cryptic biological supercomputer. A community of multidisciplinary researchers at Georgia Tech is…

An innovative exploration of technological interventions into the human brain

On September 9, 2022, witness the world premiere of a ballet made in creative collaboration between a renowned choreographer, esteemed research scientists, and celebrated artists when Terminus…

The College of Sciences is pleased to announce that Lewis Wheaton, associate professor in the School of Biological Sciences, has been named the inaugural director of the Center for Promoting Inclusion and Equity in the Sciences (C-PIES) in the College.

From rehabilitation research to Smyrna City Council, School of Biological Sciences Associate Professor…

Serpooshan Lab Creates New 3D-Printed Tool to Study Deadly Pediatric Neuroblastoma

Neuroblastoma is a terrifying word for parents of young kids. This solid tumor cancer develops in the nerve tissue, primarily affects infants, and typically comes with a grim prognosis.

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New grant from NIH supporting Cope lab’s work focused on long-term effects from platinum-based cancer drugs

About half of the cancer patients who receive chemotherapy are treated with drugs made from platinum-based compounds, or PBCs. That’s because these drugs have demonstrated real success in…

Ballet and the Neuroethics Grand Challenge

Enjoy the world premiere of a ballet made in creative collaboration between a renowned choreographer, esteemed research scientists, and celebrated artists.

In what Georgia Tech Arts…

Ballet and the Neuroethics Grand Challenge

Enjoy the world premiere of a ballet made in creative collaboration between a renowned choreographer, esteemed research scientists, and celebrated artists.

In what Georgia Tech Arts…

Several College of Sciences students were recognized for excellence this year at the annual Student Honors Celebration on Thursday, April 21.

As the academic year nears its end, a season of celebration begins. Several students were recognized for excellence this year at the annual…

The Elsevier-VSS Young Investigator Award, sponsored by Vision Research, is given to an early-career vision scientist who has made outstanding contributions to the field.

This story first appeared in the Vision Sciences Society newsroom.

The Vision Sciences Society is honored to present…