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“hum.. interesting, so.. you study Neuroscience and Education… what exactly is that?” 

I often experience conflicting emotions when people ask what I study at Teachers College. I am proud to be part of a great program, yet confused when trying to explain ‘Neuroscience and Education’. At first glance, it seems little explanation is needed because it feels intuitive that since the brain is involved with learning, that …

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Full-time, Paid, Research Assistant, Neuroscience @ NYU 

Organization: NYU Langone Medical Center Neuroscience Institute Position Description: Dr. Michael A. Long is seeking a student to work as a research assistant on a project studying the function of neural circuits and their relationship to behavior. The successful applicant will be responsible for supporting research in the lab under the mentorship of senior researchers. …

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Inaugural Allen Institute for Brain Science Showcase; Seattle, Washington (9/16-9/17) 

The Allen Institute for Brain Science’s first annual Showcase is a two-day symposium focusing on innovative approaches to big science. Join us in the conversation as internal and external scientists share perspectives on advancing our understanding of the brain. WHEN: Wednesday, September 16 (8:30 am - 5 pm)  - Thursday, September 17 (8:30 am - …

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Simon’s Foundation Lectures. Autism: Emerging Concepts (9/23 @ 5PM) 

AUTISM: EMERGING CONCEPTS The Social Brain: A Hypothesis Space for Understanding Autism Tuesday, September 23, 2014 Speaker: Nancy Kanwisher 4:15PM Tea; 5:00PM Lecture; 6:15PM Reception Humans are a highly social species, allocating numerous brain regions to distinct aspects of social cognition. These regions and corresponding mental abilities serve as tools for understanding which functions are …

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Cognitive Neuroscience Society Travel Prize 2014 

To recognize and promote outstanding research by young researchers in the field of cognitive neuropsychology, the journal Cognitive Neuropsychology awards six travel prizes annually to graduate students or post-doctoral students. The prizes will consist of awards of up to US $750 that can be applied for costs of travel, lodging and registration fees for students …

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Inaugural Allen Institute for Brain Science Showcase. September 16-17; Seattle, WA 

The Allen Institute for Brain Science’s first annual Showcase is a two-day symposium focusing on innovative approaches to big science. Join us in the conversation as internal and external scientists share perspectives on advancing our understanding of the brain. Event highlights include: Presentations by the inaugural class of the Next Generation Leaders Advisory Council Jerry Chen, …

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2014 Science Writers Conference @ Ohio State University 10/17-10/21 

The annual ScienceWriters meeting is a joint meeting of the National Association of Science Writers and the Council for the Advancement of Science Writing. A mix of professional development workshops, briefings on the latest scientific research, extensive networking opportunities, and field trips, it is a meeting for science writers, by science writers, with content to …

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Discovery to Recovery: A Path to Healthy Minds 9/16/2014. Washington DC 

REGISTER HERE Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center, Washington, D.C. A mental health conference for caregivers, family members, those living with mental illness, mental health organizations and professionals, providing cutting-edge information on early intervention, relapse prevention and recovery. Highlights include… A special keynote presentation by Keith O’Neil, former NFL Player and …

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Research Study Assistant II (Neurology) at MSKCC 

Added 08/01/2014 New York, NY Research - Clinical Job ID: 4474 Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is a world renowned organization dedicated to the progressive control and cure of cancer through programs of patient care, research, and education. As an integral member of the research team you will perform data collection, data entry and data …

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Research Assistant at The Research Foundation, CUNY (Queens) 

Title: Research Assistant Department: Psychology Location: Queens Issue Date: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 PVN Number: REA-1737 Job Summary: The candidate will work as a research assistant. She/he is responsible for making files, coping forms, recruiting and interviewing participants, dropping off materials to the lab, and preparing IRB documents, reports, and manuscripts. Duties and Responsibilities: 1. …

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Part-Time Research Study Assistant I at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center 

Pediatrics Service, Department of Surgery Added 06/27/2014 New York, NY Research - Clinical Job ID: 4352 Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is a world renowned organization dedicated to the progressive control and cure of cancer through programs of patient care, research, and education.As an integral member of the research team and in compliance with all …

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Berlin School of Mind & Body TRAVEL AWARDS 2014 

The Berlin School of Mind and Brain is again inviting interested graduate students to apply for Travel Awards 2014. The School is delighted to announce a limited number of travel awards for students who are interested in exploring the possibility of doctoral studies at the School. Though applications for all other M&B topics will be …

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PhD position in Neuropsychology at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany (MPI-CBS) 

The goal of the Department of Neuropsychology is to identify the functional architecture of language and its neuroanatomical basis in the mature and the developing brain. We use several neuroscientific methods (e.g., structural and functional MRI, EEG, and MEG) on both healthy participants as well as subjects suffering from brain lesions. The research is conducted …

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Cross registration and classes at Columbia 

As you begin to embark on your studies in Neuroscience and Education, you may be interested in taking courses in the Psychology department at Columbia or a class in the Neuroscience program. However, as you begin your search there are two major considerations: 1.) Cost. Tuition costs is slightly more over at CU and the …

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New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS) STEM Mentorship 

The Academy’s Afterschool STEM Mentoring Program is now accepting applications for the Fall 2014 semester. The program will train eligible graduate students and postdoctoral fellows engaged in STEM fields to teach hands-on science enrichment courses to middle school students in afterschool programs at organizations like the YMCA and the Boys and Girls Clubs. Mentor placements …

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Blog About Your Research for CNS 

Help your research reach a wider audience through CNS. We are inviting members, especially graduate and postdoctoral students, to write columns for the CNS news centerthat can then also be submitted for national syndication via placement with LiveScience.com. The columns can be about your own work, recent trends in the field, or recent research in …

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Shaping the Developing Brain: Prenatal through Early Childhood Fifth Annual Aspen Brain Forum 

November 11 – 13, 2014 Presented by The Aspen Brain Forum FoundationScience Translational Medicine, and the New York Academy of Sciences Register Now The future success of a child is crucially dependent upon the earliest stages of brain development, during pregnancy and infancy. Scientific research from multiple academic and medical disciplines has shown …

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Perspectives in STEM from the New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS) 

Insight from Laurie Leshin (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)Presented by Science Alliance Reported by Andrea Egizi | Posted March 19, 2014 On January 28, 2014, New York Women in STEM (NYWiSTEM) hosted An Evening with Dr. Laurie Leshin, the first event in its Perspectives in STEM series, in partnership …

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