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Salahadin Lotfi received a Sigma Xi grant for a study on emotional working memory training of anxious individuals

Sala Lotfi, a grad student working with Dr. Hanjoo Lee, was recently awarded a grant-in-aid of research from the Sigma Xi, titled “Improving inhibitory control through emotional working memory training of anxious individuals”. This grant aims to cover the expenses… Read More

Jaekyoon Kim published a new study on the role of G-protein-coupled Estrogen Receptor in female mice hippocampal memory.

G-protein-coupled Estrogen Receptor (GPER/GPR30): The Estrogen Receptor That Doesn’t Act Like an Estrogen Receptor / Kim J, Szinte JS, Boulware MI, Frick KM. 17β-Estradiol and Agonism of G-protein-Coupled Estrogen Receptor Enhance Hippocampal Memory via Different Cell-Signaling Mechanisms. J Neurosci. 2016… Read More

Jen Tuscher’s new study suggests that estrogenic regulation of the dorsal hippocampus influences spinogenesis in the mPFC.

Estrogenic regulation of spinogenesis in the dorsal hippocampus and medial prefrontal cortex; Journal of Neuroscience (36: 1483-9) Jennifer Tuscher is the first author on a recently published article in the Journal of Neuroscience (36: 1483-9) showing that direct infusion of… Read More

Jen Turkel works with Coco and Bijou to help individuals overcome their fear

Jen Turkel is currently working on her dissertation project that aims to investigate the role of attentional processes in exposure therapy. She is accomplishing this by combining a computer-based cognitive training program with a single session of in-vivo exposure therapy for… Read More

Coming out to family and friends as bisexually-identified young adult women: A discussion of homophobia, biphobia, and heteronormativity

Rachael Wandrey published a new study in the Journal of Bisexuality. Wandrey, R.L., Mosack, K.E., & Moore, E. (2015). Coming out to family and friends as bisexually-identified young adult women: A discussion of homophobia, biphobia, and heteronormativity. Journal of Bisexuality,… Read More

A new study showing the association between poorer frontolimbic white matter integrity and chronic cannabis use

Skyler Shollenbarger is the first author of a new study published in Clinical-Neuroimage. Shollenbarger, S.G., Price, J., Wieser, J., Lisdahl, K. L. (2015). Poorer frontolimbic white matter integrity is associated with chronic cannabis use, FAAH genotype, and increased depressive and… Read More