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The buzz goes global! On October 25th, Christine was requested to speak about her publication in Neurophysiologica on BBC World Service Radio. Listen to the live interview below.
Following the recent buzz over Christine’s recent publication in Neurophysiologica on mindwandering, this past week Christine has been interviewed by Science Daily, Quartz, Fortune, NBC Today, Yahoo UK, Independent, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Romper, Entrepreneur, LiveScience, IFL Science, and VICE. See what the excitement is about!
Georgia Tech News Center covered Christine Godwin‘s research with an article on the possible benefits of mind wandering, or day dreaming. If you consider yourself a daydreamer, take a peek of the article here!
The article includes snippets from interviews with Dr. Eric Schumacher and Christine Godwin; and a brief overview on some of the interesting findings about default mode network connectivity that we have reported in our lab’s recent publication in Neurophysiologica.
Georgia Tech’s College of Sciences finally announces a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience to an enthusiastic response of 145 students enrolling into the major this fall.
Yeseul Heo, one of our own undergraduate research assistants at CoNTRoL, speaks about her switch to a B.S. in Neuroscience in the College of Sciences’ coverage of the news, which is also featured on the Georgia Tech News Center. The story gives extensive coverage from faculty and students’ perspectives on the creation and reception of the major to current neuroscience research taking place in the College of Sciences.
Congratulations to Savannah Cookson! She successfully defended her dissertation on October 6, 2016. The title of her dissertation was ‘Investigating the Sub-Regional Organization of Prefrontal Cortex’. Her dissertation was committeed by Drs. David Badre, Dobromir Rahnev, Paul Verhaeghen, and Mark Wheeler, and chaired by Dr. Schumacher. She will graduate in December and then start a post-doc position at University of California, Berkeley with Dr. Mark D’Esposito.
Dr. Matt Bezdek recently gave an invited talk at the Interacting Minds Centre Bootcamp at Aarhus University in Denmark. His talk was entitled “The engaged brain: Neuroimaging methods to measure the mind at the movies.” You can see the talk abstract, as well as information about the other sessions from the Bootcamp, at the event webpage.
Congratulations to Derek, who successfully defended his Masters Thesis! The defense took place on January 14th, 2016. Derek’s thesis is titled “The Compass of Control: Congruency Sequence Effects, Boundaries, and Task Sets”, and is committeed by Drs. Eliot Hazeltine and Dan Spieler and chaired by Dr. Schumacher. Excellent work!