Neuroscience

Chidinma Paige Manhattanville

Photo by Eileen Barroso

Chidinma Paige manages and develops interactive, hands-on public programs and events for the Community Education Lab, which is located on the ground floor of the Jerome L. Greene Science Center.
An innovative digital art installation on the ground floor of the new Jerome L. Greene Science Center on Columbia’s Manhattanville campus invites visitors to peer inside the brain and meet the neuroscientists who are working upstairs to unravel its complexities.

Columbia’s Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute and BioBus today announce a partnership aimed at bringing new educational opportunities to schools and community centers across Upper Manhattan and the Bronx.

Thomas M. Jessell, codirector, and Sarah Woolley, principal investigator at Columbia's Zuckerman Institute discuss how the Jerome L. Greene Science Center in the new Manhattanville campus was designed for discovery.

Columbia Great Grad 2016 Kathleen Bachynski

Photo by Christina Gupfinger

Kathleen Bachynski, who is receiving a doctorate in sociomedical sciences, studies the health risks of youth sports. Her dissertation on the dangers of football has been widely praised and was featured in the New England Journal of Medicine.
John Cunningham, Assistant Professor of Statistics

Photo by Michael DiVito

The quest to unravel the mysteries of the brain has made neuroscience one of today’s most exciting research fields.

What the Film Inside Out Can Teach Us About the Brain, the Mind and Ourselves

00:01 Behind the Scenes of Inside Out 
1:48 Science and Memory 
4:19 Inside Out in the Classroom 
4:58 Watching Inside Out as a Parent and a Scientist

Nima Mesgarani, Sameer Sheth Nueroscience Engineering RISE Columbia University

Nima Mesgarani (left) and Sameer Sheth are tackling the question of how multiple regions of the brain interact with and support one another to produce comprehension. Photo by Michael Dames. 

How do we know the difference between sarcasm and sincerity, or understand that in many social situations people don’t always say what they mean?

"Productively is the way to age," says Ruth Finkelstein, associate director of Columbia’s Robert N. Butler Aging Center. She discusses the center's interdisciplinary approach to studying aging and the implications of longer lifespans on society.

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