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Northwestern adds neuroscience major for next fall

Tyler Pager, Campus Editor

April 12, 2015

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern has approved the addition of a neuroscience major that is scheduled to begin Fall Quarter. The major, which will be housed in the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, was approved Wednesday by the college’s...

Neuroscience club forms to create major, dispel myths

Olivia Exstrum, Assistant Campus Editor

September 21, 2014

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories, Science & Technology, Student Groups

A new student group focused on promoting a better understanding of neuroscience is working this year to make the discipline an undergraduate major at Northwestern. Founded during Spring Quarter 2014, Northwestern University...

Feinberg study reveals brains adapt memories over time

Christine Farolan, Reporter

February 11, 2014

Filed under Campus, Faculty, Science & Technology

Humans' brains are constantly modifying their memories of the past, making the memories less accurate but better for decision-making in the future, according to new Northwestern Medicine study.  Donna Jo Bridge, lead author of the...