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Two college faculty members featured on With Good Reason

Two college faculty members featured on With Good Reason

This week college faculty members will bring their expertise to two important issues affecting teen health today. Associate professor of neuroscience, Nadine Kabbani, and professor of psychology, Adam Winsler, will both appear on the public radio broadcast of With Good Reason.

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From Saints to Sociopaths: Dopamine and Decisions

From Saints to Sociopaths: Dopamine and Decisions

Nadine Kabbani, PhD is a group leader at the Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study and an Assistant Professor of Molecular Neuroscience at George Mason University. Dr. Kabbani bridges our everyday lives with her experiences with neuroscience research.

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NPR Correspondent Tom Gjelten speaks at IIR Colloquium

NPR Correspondent Tom Gjelten speaks at IIR Colloquium

The Institute for Immigration Research (IIR) hosted Tom Gjelten, correspondent for National Public Radio and author of A Nation of Nations: A Great American Immigration Story, at the April colloquium. Mr. Gjelten shared his insights on how the landscape of America has changed over the past fifty years with the 1965 Immigration and Nationality Act, as told through the experiences of families in one suburban county in Virginia.

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In Memoriam: Raja Parasuraman

In Memoriam: Raja Parasuraman

George Mason University mourns the loss of a scholar, researcher, colleague, and mentor, University Professor Raja Parasuraman. He was well respected in the fields of human factors and neuroscience and was a valued member of Mason's Department of Psychology.

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People's Trust in Machines

People's Trust in Machines

By studying how people build interpersonal trust, George Mason University researchers are finding out how to create a similar bond between humans and machines. The work could change how we interact with the machines around us.

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