VANCOUVER, Wash. – A unique arts-integrated approach to neuroscience education was presented last week at the White House Frontiers conference by Bill Griesar, instructor and outreach coordinator, and Jeff Leake, outreach coordinator, both with the College of Arts and Sciences at Washington State University Vancouver.
By Alyssa Patrick, Office of Economic Development VANCOUVER, Wash. – Barbara Sorg studied functions of the brain for years before she saw the tiny nets in her microscope that made her heart skip a beat.
VANCOUVER, Wash. – Your question reminds me of an experiment: You put a ringing alarm clock in a jar and use a hose to slowly suck out all the air. As the air escapes, the ringing gets quieter until there’s no sound at all.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Hang on tight because the human brain keeps you on a 24-hour roller coaster. Every day the human body produces a chemical messenger in the brain called melatonin. It tells the body when it is time to go to bed.
Jaak Panksepp will discuss the nature of emotional feelings in the mammalian brain on April 20 from 3-5 p.m. in room 147 of the Academic Center at 600 North Riverpoint Blvd in Spokane. Panksepp will explain the implications of this work for understanding and treating emotional disorders such as autism and promoting emotional well-being. Afterward, […]
A Jell-O brain feast and synaptic tag are just a couple of the displays to be exhibited by WSU’s Neuroscience Program as it hosts the annual Kid’s Judge! science fair on Tuesday, March 7, during Brain Awareness Week. More than 100 area fifth-grade students will judge science models created by students, faculty and staff. Models […]
About 100 local fifth graders will boost their brain power by participating in the Third Annual Kids Judge! Neuroscience Fair, 9 a.m-2:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 8, in the CUB ballroom. The interactive fair will allow students to learn about the brain’s physiology and function through judging brain models that were put together for a WSU […]