Understanding Human Cognition
Scholar Awards (12)
INSERM (Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale)
Alessandro Farnè, Ph.D.
Spatial awareness: Normality, pathology and rehabilitation
H. Henrik Ehrsson, Ph.D., M.D.
Multisensory mechanism of body ownership and the projection of ownership onto artificial bodies
Asif A. Ghazanfar, Ph.D.
Vocal communication emerges and evolves through coupled oscillations
Lera Boroditsky, Ph.D.
Mental representations of abstract domains
Noah D. Goodman, Ph.D.
Compositionality in probabilistic models of cognition
The New School for Social Research
Daniel Casasanto, Ph.D.
How experience shapes the mind: Roles of language, culture, and body
Trinity College Dublin
Conor J. Houghton, Ph.D.
How is sensory information encoded in spike trains?
Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
Suzana Herculano-Houzel, Ph.D.
The human brain in numbers: Comparative quantitative studies of the cellular composition of the nervous system of humans and other mammals to investigate the morphological bases of our cognitive advantage
University College London
Marko Nardini, Ph.D.
Development of human spatial cognition
University of California - Davis
Simona Ghetti, Ph.D.
Building blocks of episodic memory: Insight from typical and atypical development
University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign
Kara D. Federmeier, Ph.D.
Cognitive and neural mechanisms of meaning comprehension
Laurie R. Santos, Ph.D.
To err is human?: Exploring the evolutionary origins of cognitive biases
Collaborative Activity Awards (3)
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
John W. Krakauer, M.D.
Tracking and altering the time course of spontaneous biological recovery after stroke
Rotman Research Institute of Baycrest Centre Hospital
A. Randall McIntosh, Ph.D.
Brain Network Recovery Group (Brain NRG) Phase II
Washington University in St. Louis
Steven E. Petersen, Ph.D.
Communities and criticality in brain networks across development and in ADHD
Special Initiative Awards (2)
Association for Psychological Science
Alan Kraut, Ph.D.
To support the development and public outreach efforts for the upcoming publication of "Psychological Science in the Public Interest (PSPI)" on giftedness and gifted education
Lombardy Veneto Province Hospital Order of St. John of God, The Brothers of St. John of God
Noninvasive brain stimulation: new tools, new concepts, and an integrated approach to cognitive neurorehabilitation
Studying Complex Systems
Research Awards (11)
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Madalena D. Costa, Ph.D.
Exploring the multiscale world of biological dynamics: From concepts to computational tools
Michael M. Desai, Ph.D.
The evolutionary dynamics and population genetics of selection in asexual populations
Daniel M. Abrams, Ph.D.
Modeling social dynamics in competitive systems
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Jay Fineberg, Ph.D.
The physics of rupture: From the laboratory scale to the scale of our planet
The University of Albany
Sanjay Goel, Ph.D.
Understanding the implications of a self-organized traffic grid
Universitat Rovira i Virgili-ICREA
Roger Guimera, Ph.D. and Marta Sales-Pardo, Ph.D.
Discovery, decomposition and dynamics of complex networks
University of Arizona
Pierre A. Deymier, Ph.D.
Theoretical and experimental investigations of architecture-dependent signaling in multicellular networks
University of British Columbia
Leticia Avilés, Ph.D.
Evolution to the edge of chaos: Multilevel selection and life history evolution in metapopulations
University of Chicago
Stefano Allesina, Ph.D.
Bacteria test theories of biodiversity
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Santiago Schnell, Ph.D.
Identification of bistable network topologies associated with toxic aggregation thresholds found in conformational diseases
Thierry Emonet, Ph.D.
Shaping individual diversity for collective success
Researching Brain Cancer
Research Awards (9)
Baylor College of Medicine
Mostafa W. Gaber, Ph.D.
Identifying preclinical imaging markers of radiation side effects: An animal brain tumor model to correlate radiation-induced imaging changes, neurogenesis and cognitive impairment
Massachusetts General Hospital
Khalid Shah, Ph.D.
Evaluating novel stem cell based therapies for brain tumors
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Martine F. Roussel, Ph.D.
Small molecule BMP agonists as therapeutic agents for brain tumors
University of California - San Francisco
C. David James, Ph.D.
BRAF-driven pediatric malignant astrocytoma: Etiology & treatment
University of Pittsburgh
Bo Hu, Ph.D.
Mechanisms and inhibition of anti-angiogenic therapy-induced glioma invasion
University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Daniel P. Cahill, M.D., Ph.D.
Molecular predictors of the mechanism of chemotherapy failure in malignant gliomas
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
H. Alex Brown, Ph.D.
Novel lipid targets in the treatment of human glioblastomas
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Anna Marie Kenney, Ph.D.
Hedgehog and hippo signaling as drivers of medulloblastoma and cell division-associated metabolic choices
Virginia Commonwealth University
Devanand Sarkar, Ph.D.
Analyzing the role of Astrocyte Elevated Gene-1 (AEG-1) in malignant glioma