Ellen Winner, BC psychology professor and director of the Arts and Mind Lab, shared her research surrounding the cognition of arts in adults and children.
The Boston College psychology department announced a Bachelor of Science degree in neuroscience, the first degrees for which will be awarded to the Class of 2020 and may be declared as early as Sept. 1, 2019 by the classes of 2020, 2021, and 2022.
The Harvard Music Lab, funded by a grant from the National Institutes of Health and Harvard’s Data Science Initiative, conducts experiments on the cross-cultural function of music. The research team focuses primarily on infant cognition and developing individuals of all ages.
“As we spend time loving and caring for ourselves, our brain responds and our capacity to love and connect with our neighbor increases,” Roozeboom said. “What happens is people lose a sense of separateness between the self and others, and we have this experience of being at one.”
About half of the top 40 ‘U.S. News and World Report’ schools have a neuroscience program.