Tiger cub scouts from Oxford Pack 961 visited the EEG lab this past March.  With help from the Miami Chapter of Nu Rho Psi, the neuroscience honor society, first-grade cub scouts learned about neuroscience and how we study brain functioning.  Thanks to Zoe of Nu Rho Psi for lending us her head!

 

The Center was recently awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation’s Major Research Instrumentation program to purchase a new high density EEG system and a biofeedback measurement system including recording heart rate, facial emg, galvanic skin response and other traditional psychophysiological responses.  This allows the Center to have separate facilities for research and teaching.  A new teaching and training laboratory is being planned and will be located in the Psychology Building.  The purpose of the new teaching facility is to provide a location for training of the graduate and undergraduate students comprising the Center’s research team, serve as the teaching lab for future courses in psychophysiology and neuroscience, support psychophysiology laboratory modules in existing courses in human behavior.  This grant was made possible by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2010.