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Student gets award to study old minds with new games

By Ethan Nash, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture intern PULLMAN, Wash. – A Washington State University computer science student who uses technology to understand cognitive health in the elderly has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship.

Vancouver professor receives $1.1 million in grants to study how the brain understands what it hears

By Brenda Alling, WSU Vancouver VANCOUVER, Wash. – Christine Portfors, associate professor of biology and neuroscience and head of the Hearing and Communication Laboratory at Washington State University Vancouver, has received two federal grants totaling more than $1.1 million over three years. The grants will be used to study how neurons in the brains of […]