Dr. John Freeman Awarded $1.9 Million Grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
January 06, 2020Dr. John Freeman, Professor in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences and the Iowa Neuroscience Institute, has received a 5-year $1.9 million grant...
Dr. Jodie Plumert Featured on KCRG for Research in Phone-Related Deaths
December 09, 2019National emergency room data shows cell phone related injuries have gone up over the last 20 years.
Research of new faculty member, Dorit Kliemann, highlighted in The New York Times.
November 20, 2019Kliemann's research uses brain imaging to explore how the brains of people who had a hemisphere removed in childhood continue to function. Read the full article...
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Profiles & Research
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New Research Suggests A Single Sweaty Workout May Boost Some People’s Memory
New research suggest that for some older people the brain boosts from exercise can be almost immediate.
UI Study Examines How Children Learn Words
Dr. Bob McMurray's "Growing Words" project looks at how children process words and how it affects learning to read and language throughout life
UI professor generates millions by taking a semester off
Dr. Ryan LaLumiere's professional development assignment allowed him to focus on his research and pursue new funding.