Tulane Researchers Receive $1.4 Million to Pay Attention August 15, 2015

Tulane Researchers Receive $1.4 Million to Pay Attention

Edward Golob, an associate professor of psychology at Tulane University, is the principal investigator on a $1.4 million, five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health that will study how such auditory spatial attention, which scientists believe is vital to the survival of both humans and animals, operates in the brain.

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Mapping Her Own Way August 9, 2016

Carola Wenk

At age 12, Berlin native Carola Wenk first discovered her passion for computer science in an unlikely place — a German department store. “They had computers in department stores, and I thought it was the coolest thing to go there and program a little loop that would say ‘hello’ 20 times. I always loved it,” said Wenk. Currently an associate professor of computer science, Wenk joined the Tulane University faculty in 2012 as the department was being re-established with an interdisciplinary focus.

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Alumnus Wins $1 Million in Robotics Competition July 1, 2015

Alumnus Wins $1 Million in Robotics Competition

Movie robots are often more science fiction than science fact. Unlike the intelligent robots of A.I. and Chappie, real ones developed in engineering labs tend to be slow, clumsy and incapable of making good decisions on their own.

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