Nine faculty received the 2017 George R. Brown Award for Superior
Teaching, which honors top Rice instructors as determined by the votes
of alumni who graduated within the past two, three and five years. Congratulations to Sandra Parsons, assistant teaching professor in psychology, for receiving the award.
A new method developed by Rice University psychologists for analyzing
brain activity may help better understand what happens to the brain
following a stroke.
“Well, what does the research say?” People ask this question when they want science to inform their interests, and academics ask this question when figuring out what to study next.Thanks to metaBUS, a free new online research tool, this question can now be answered more easily.
Suffering through a cold is annoying enough, but if you’re lonely, you’re likely to feel even worse, according to Rice University researchers. A study led by Rice psychologist Chris Fagundes and graduate student Angie LeRoy indicated people who feel lonely are more prone to report that their cold symptoms are more severe than those who have stronger social networks.