Category Archives: Neuroscience

New Faculty Publication on Religious Delusion

The Abraham Dilemma

Congratulations to George Graham, Professor of Philosophy and Neuroscience, on the  publication of his latest book The Abraham Dilemma: A Divine Delusion published by Oxford University Press. As described by the publisher: The Abraham Dilemma is the first book written by … Continue reading

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BioMed Central Implements Author Contributorship Badges

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    Many scientific articles have a list of authors, whose individual roles in the work may be difficult to determine.  In order to improve the way authors, particularly scientists, are given credit, BioMed Central has become the first publisher to … Continue reading

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New Book by Social Work Professor Jill Littrell

Jill Littrell is an Associate Professor at Georgia State University where she teaches Psychopathology, Drugs and Alcohol, and Research Methods to Social Work students. Her new book is, Neuroscience for Psychologists and Other Mental Health Professionals: promoting well-being and treating … Continue reading

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David Sackett, “Father” of Evidence-Based Medicine

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David Sackett, MD, OC, FRSC, MSc, FRCP, clinical epidemiologist, and founding Chair of the Cochrane Collaboration, has died. In 1967, Dr. Sackett founded the world’s first department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, at McMaster University in Ontario. He founded and … Continue reading

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REAXYS Training

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A representative for REAXYS will be at GSU to hold a training session on this database, on Wednesday, May 6th at 2pm, in CURVE (Library South, 2nd floor). This event is open to any interested in learning how to better … Continue reading

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Georgia State at the Atlanta Science Festival

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Now in its second year, the Atlanta Science Festival offers the opportunity for scientists and students to share their research and promote interest in science to the public and each other. As a Gold Sponsor, Georgia State University hosts many events, … Continue reading

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New Databases: More JoVE

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The Georgia State University Library now has access to new JoVE sections.  JoVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments) is a peer reviewed, PubMed indexed journal devoted to the publication of biological, medical, chemical and physical research in a video format. New … Continue reading

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Science Reads of 2014

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Looking for some non-assigned reading? Want to learn something new? Try one of these science books published in the last year; each has been featured on a list of best books or best science books of 2014 from publications such … Continue reading

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New Faculty Publication: Nervous Systems and Control of Behavior

Crustacean Nervous Systems and Their Control of Behavior

Congratulations to Dr. Charles Derby, of the Neuroscience Institute, on the publication of his co-edited book Nervous Systems and Control of Behavior, volume 3 of the The Natural History of Crustacea series. From the publishers’ website: Crustacean Nervous Systems and … Continue reading

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Philosophy Professor Awarded Humboldt Fellowship

Congratulations to Dr. Andrea Scarantino, Associate Professor of Philosophy, for receiving a Humboldt Fellowship to work on his project, “The Motivational Theory of Emotions,” at the University of Osnabrück’s Institute of Cognitive Science in Germany. The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation … Continue reading

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