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Neuroscientists are starting to realize that, in addition to performing computations, the brain also must communicate within itself. The key point is that, although communication involves computation, communication systems rely on different fundamental design principles than those of computing systems,” Graham writes.

Elizabeth “Liz” Hawes ’19 has been accepted into a Ph.D. in medical and clinical psychology at the University of Alabama Birmingham. Since graduating from Hobart and William Smith, Elizabeth “Liz” Hawes ’19 has been working as a research assistant at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, S.C. Beginning this fall and under the

In his blog on Psychology Today, Associate Professor of Psychological Science Daniel Graham details the social media-like connections made within the human brain. “You are probably familiar with the idea that anyone on earth is just six degrees of separation from anyone else on the planet. Each degree corresponds to one friendship link in the web of

Chair and Associate Professor of Psychological Science Jamie Bodenlos has been elected vice president of the eastern region of international psychology honor society Psi Chi. Since founding the HWS chapter of the international psychology honor society Psi Chi in 2014, Chair and Associate Professor of Psychological Science Jamie Bodenlos has achieved several milestones, including receiving

A recent HWS workshop and symposium brought international scholars together to share publishing insights and develop their scholarly programs. Publishing academic work is not an easy endeavor; the barriers seem high, especially for new scholars. This semester, HWS faculty, the Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning (CCESL) and editors of the three journals of the Community

Associate Professor of Psychological Science Daniel Graham explores his theory of the internet brain in a blog for Psychology Today. In a new blog featured in Psychology Today, Associate Professor of Psychological Science Daniel Graham introduces his theory of the internet brain by asking readers to consider not just whether they’d choose chocolate or vanilla

William Smith College senior defender Mekayla Montgomery was recently named a preseason All-American by US Lacrosse Magazine. Montgomery, a psychology and education double major, was one of just 13 selections across all of NCAA Division III women’s lacrosse and one of only four defenders to earn the preseason accolades. A 2020 Inside Lacrosse first team All-American, she

Associate Professor of Psychological Science Daniel Graham explores a new paradigm for how the brain works in An Internet In Your Head, to be published by Columbia University Press in May 2021. While the human brain is often compared to a computer, a new book by Associate Professor of Psychological Science Daniel Graham posits that

Khanh “Kristen” Le ’20 has had her Honors project in psychological science accepted for publication in The Journal of Genetic Psychology, an academic journal dedicated to research and theory in the field of developmental psychology. “Examining the reliability of various Interpersonal Acceptance-Rejection Theory (IPARTheory) measures among Vietnamese adolescents,” written with Associate Professor of Psychological Science

Associate Professor of Psychological Science Brien Ashdown, Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies Craig Talmage and Alessa Dixe ’21 have published an article in the International Journal of Community Well-Being. “The Potentially Damaging Effects of Developmental Aid and Voluntourism on Cultural Capital and Well-Being” explores the idea that foreign and developmental aid “devolves into a form