neuroscience

UK Students Win Kentucky Academy of Science Research Competitions

Thirteen University of Kentucky students took home top honors at the Kentucky Academy of Science 100th Annual Meeting in November, including eight students in the College of Arts & Sciences.

Emily Holsopple Wins NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship

Emily Holsopple, a biology major and member of the UK rifle team, was recently awarded the NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship.

Biology Major Manasi Malik Has the Formula for Success

Manasi Malik has just begun her junior year at UK, but the 19-year-old biology major has already been published as a lead author on a paper in a prestigious scientific journal.

Second Language Shows Benefits to Aging Brain

As people age, cognitive flexibility — the ability to adapt to unfamiliar or unexpected circumstances — and related "executive" functions decline. Recent studies suggest lifelong bilingualism may reduce this decline — a boost that may stem from the experience of constantly switching between languages. However, how brain activity differs between older bilinguals and monolinguals was previously unclear.
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