By Erik Gomez, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture intern PULLMAN, Wash. – A Washington State University researcher has received a $2.5 million National Science Foundation grant to develop a statistical model that will help city managers make more informed sustainable water decisions.
By Judith Van Dongen, WSU Spokane SPOKANE, Wash. – Researchers from Washington State University’s Sleep and Performance Research Center received a $1.7 million grant to develop and test cognitive flexibility training to combat the effects of sleep loss on decision-making under rapidly changing circumstances.
By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences science writer SPOKANE, Wash. – The difference between life and death in the operating room, on the battlefield or during a police shootout often comes down to the ability to adapt to the unexpected. Sleep deprivation may make it difficult to do so, according to a Washington […]
By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business PULLMAN, Wash. – With measles and other diseases once thought eradicated making a comeback in the United States, healthcare websites are on the spot to educate consumers about important health risks. Washington State University researchers say that people may be influenced more by online comments than by credible […]
By Kate Wilhite, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Unsure of what wheat variety to plant this year? There’s a tool for that. Need help measuring the nitrogen levels in your field, before or after harvest? There’s a tool for that too, thanks to Washington State University.
By Adriana Aumen, College of Arts and Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Recent discoveries in neuroscience are challenging long-held beliefs about conscious decision making or “free will.” Alfred Mele, an expert in action theory, will examine this critical intersection of science and philosophy in two free public events Jan. 23-24, at Washington State University Pullman.
Decision making as it pertains to the economics of playing the stock market, contestant behavior on the game show “Deal or No Deal,” and actions of teams in the National Football League will be discussed by Richard H. Thaler, as he presents the College of Business’ annual Brinson Lecture at 3:30 p.m. Friday, April 6, […]