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DIBS COO Honored as 'Blue Devil of the Week'

Nicole Schramm-Sapyta, PhD, became Chief Operating Officer of the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences nearly two years ago. Since then, she has gained a well-deserved reputation for bringing together faculty and students at all levels who are interested in the brain sciences.

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Dawson Comments on Google Glass/ Autism App Study

Reuters Health reported on a new study that has found combining Google Glass with a smartphone app helps children with austism spectrum disorder recognize and interpret facial expressions. The "Superpower Glass" system includes eyeglasses with a camera and speaker.

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MacArthur Neuroscience Fellow Draws SRO Crowd

Doris Tsao, PhD, Professor of Biology at Cal Tech and an investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, drew a standing-room-only crowd to the DIBS Multipurpose Room on March 20. She addressed, "How the Brain Represents Objects."

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