• UVic student says his own autism inspired honours psychology research
        TDLC's Dr. Jim Tanaka supervised Patrick Dwyer's research at the University of Victoria. (CBC News, 6/8/17) More

      • Coming up: Mainly Mozart's "Music and the Mind" 2017 series
        June 9, 10, 11th in La Jolla (75% discount for UC San Diego students and faculty!)
        Internationally recognized figures in the sciences, medicine, and the arts come together to explore the impact of music on our brains, health and lives. Click here for more information!

      • Brain Mapping ToolNew Brain Mapping Tool Produces Higher Resolution Data During Brain Surgery
        A team of researchers from the University of California San Diego and Massachusetts General Hospital has developed a new device to map the brain during surgery. TDLC's Joseph Snider is one of the study authors. More (UC San Diego News Center, 5/24/17;  Photo by David Baillot/UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering)

      • Drs. Sejnowski and OakleyDr. Terrence Sejnowski and Dr Barbara Oakley launch a new Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) and are writing a Learning How To Learn book for children!
        Drs. Sejnowski and Oakley's extremely popular MOOC for Coursera called "Learning How to Learn," has already enrolled 1.8 million learners. As a follow-up, they launched a new course in April called "Mindshift: Break Through Obstacles to Learning and Discover Your Hidden Potential." They are also writing a "Learning How to Learn" book for children ages 10-13, to be available in April 2018!

      • Researchers Receive $7.5 Million Grant to Study Memory Capacity and Energy Efficiency in the Brain (UC San Diego News Center, 5/1/17)
        Researchers from UC San Diego and Stanford University, led by Dr. Padmini Rangamani, received the five- year grant. TDLC's Dr. Terrence Sejnowski is part of the team that hopes to answer the questions: What is the memory capacity of the brain, and how does the brain process information with maximum energy efficiency. More

      • Dr. IversenTDLC's Dr. Iversen involved in NIH/Kennedy Center Music and Health Initiative Workshop
        Dr. Iversen was one of three speakers at a National Institutes of Health (NIH) workshop held on January 26-27, 2017. He spoke about music and child development. The purpose of the workshop was to help guide the direction of a new partnership between the NIH and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts to expand on an initiative that NIH has had with the National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) called Sound HealthClick here to view a video of the event!

      • Sensor-Equipped Glove Could Help Doctors Take Guesswork Out of Measuring Spasticity
        An interdisciplinary team of researchers at UC San Diego and Rady Children’s Hospital has developed a sensor-equipped glove that could help doctors measure stiffness during physical exams. TDLC researcher Leanne Chukoskie is part of the team, and explains, "The multidisciplinary nature of our team is what makes this project so exciting and successful. Experts in signal processing, robotics, printable electronics, neurosciences and medicine came together to transform a subjective process into something that’s objective and could improve patient care and outcomes." (4/20/17, Photo: Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego) More U-T article

      • John Iversen Explores our Perception of Musical Rhythm (3/1/17)
        Dr. John IversenThe Scientist article features TDLC's Dr. John Iversen. It profiles his work on the neural mechanisms of rhythm perception, where he has demonstrated the active role of the brain in shaping how a listener perceives a rhythm. Iversen’s other TDLC work examines the impact of music on child brain development, with TDLC researcher Terry Jernigan, and was awarded an NSF science of learning grant to explore the next generation of EEG data collection in the classroom (with TDLC researchers Tzyy-Ping Jung and Alex Khalil). > Click here to read more about his research!
        > Click here for his interview on Voice of La Jolla!


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