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Dawson Describes 'Phenomenal' Bass Teams Experience

Geraldine "Geri" Dawson, PhD, recently spoke to faculty about her experiences leading Bass Connections teams. She directs the Duke Center for Autism and Brain Development and chairs the Faculty Governance Committee at DIBS.

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N.C. Health News Profiles Research on Post-operative Decline

About one older patient in four sees some level of decreased mental and functional decline after surgery. DIBS faculy members and others seek better understanding of the phenomenon and how to prevent it. From the July 16 issue of N.C. Health News.

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New Clues to How Brain Processes Complex Info

A new Duke study may explain how the brain processes complex information from the world around us, and may also provide insight into some of our perceptual and cognitive limitations. The results appeared July 13 in Nature Communications.

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