Students dive into the meat of their brain science studies by attending a workshop with Visiting Professor Ginny Quinan (Wellesley College Neuroscience Lab) and dissecting sheep brains. Students are tasked with identifying various parts of the brain, documenting their functions, and exploring the mind laid out on the table.
Psychology + Neuroscience students attend a lecture given by Assistant Professor of Psychology Yarrow Dunham at the Social Cognitive Development Lab at Yale University.
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Psychology + Neuroscience students participate in an ongoing study through The John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Guided by guest speaker Fabiana Alceste, students learn about the study, its research methodology, and preliminary findings.
Psychology + Neuroscience students get a hands-on demonstration and learn about the technology behind BrainCo's Focus 1, an attention-sensing EEG device. Representatives from BrainCo demonstrate how software integrates with the data picked up from the devices to help tracking attentiveness during class sessions.