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The college welcomes Edward Lengel and Lt. Col. Suzanne Devlin to the 2017 degree celebrations

The college welcomes Edward Lengel and Lt. Col. Suzanne Devlin to the 2017 degree celebrations

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences is pleased to announce the May 2017 degree celebrations will be led by two outstanding alumni: chief historian for the White House Historical Association, Edward Lengel, and Lt. Col. Suzanne Devlin, a former acting chief of police for the Fairfax County Police Department and the current supervisor of safety and security for Loudoun County Public Schools.

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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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