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Elizabeth Sandquist explains the process on how they perform and analyze their research on the zebrafish. (Anna Kuglar/The Signpost)

A fish-eye view on stem cells

Alma Bell, Reporter September 29, 2022

Weber State University hosted a neuroscience seminar on Sept. 23 as part of an ongoing lecture series. Elizabeth Sandquist, assistant professor of zoology and neuroscience, led the seminar and explored...

A Zoom presentation on March 24 talked about neuropsychology. Photo credit: Catie Weimer

Psyched for neuropsychology

Catie Weimer March 28, 2022

Dr. Benjamin Eschler spoke to students interested in neuropsychology over Zoom to explain what a neuropsychologist does. The former WSU student explained possible academic paths to take to become one and...

Dr. James Mahoney III, associate professor and clinical neuropsychologist, spoke about neuromodulation as an adjunction treatment for substance use disorder during the Oct. 26 lecture series. (Weber State University) Photo credit: Weber State University

More than a character flaw: The science behind addiction

Rebecca Baggett November 1, 2021

In observing Opioid Awareness Week, Weber State University's Neuroscience department hosted a presentation titled "Neuromodulation as an Adjunctive Treatment for Substance Disorder" on Oct. 26. The lecture...

Dr. Steven Barger addresses how over time, different parts of the brain are affected, which causes Alzheimers disease. (Israel Campa // The Signpost)

Wildcats Brainstorming about Alzheimer’s and Dementia with Dr. Steven Barger

Adam Rubin March 22, 2021

Dr. Steven Barger is a national leader on the neurobiology of Alzheimer's disease and hosted a Neuroscience Lecture Series Event on March 17 alongside Dr. Aminda O'Hare, director of the Neuroscience Program...

Dr. Jason Cowell of University of Wisconsin, Greenbay, explains his studies of the neural development of moral judgment and moral action of children.  (Nikki Dorber / The Signpost)

Exploring morality and fairness through the minds of children

Lissete Landaverde November 23, 2020

The WSU Neuroscience Program and Club wrapped up their Neuroscience Lecture series on Nov. 19 by hosting a lecture presented by Jason Cowell, "Empathy, Morality, & Fairness in the Brain," via Zoom. Cowell,...

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