Carnegie Mellon University
Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) was founded in 1900 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. CMU has approximately 11,000 undergraduate and graduate students. CMU has seven colleges and schools. Most notably is the Carnegie Institute of Technology, Mellon College of Science, School of Computer Science and John Heinz III College. CMU is ranked in the top 200 univerisities world-wide and rated in the top 25 of USA research centers by U.S. News & World Report.
5017 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
This past weekend teams from the National Football League used statistics like height, weight and speed to draft the best college players, and in a few weeks, armchair enthusiasts will use similar measures ...
Neuroscience Apr 29, 2013 | 4 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Surgical robots could make some types of surgery safer and more effective, but proving that the software controlling these machines works as intended is problematic. Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and the Johns ...
Surgery Apr 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
When faced with a difficult decision, it is often suggested to "sleep on it" or take a break from thinking about the decision in order to gain clarity.
Neuroscience Feb 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
For the first time, scientists at Carnegie Mellon University's Center for Cognitive Brain Imaging (CCBI) have used a new combination of neural imaging methods to discover exactly how the human brain adapts ...
Neuroscience Jan 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Autism is a disorder well known for its complex changes in behavior—including repeating actions over and over and having difficulty with social interactions and language. Current approaches to understanding ...
Neuroscience Sep 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 3 |
For older adults, loneliness is a major risk factor for health problems such as cardiovascular disease and Alzheimer's and death. Attempts to diminish loneliness with social networking programs like creating ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
There is no question that being a parent is, at times, challenging both physically and mentally. However knowledge of the actual affect parenthood has on health has been inconsistent at best, until now.
Health Jul 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Medical institutions have been under pressure to develop and implement policies to avoid conflicts of interest between physicians and pharmaceutical companies. In most cases, medical professionals who have a stake in the ...
Other Jun 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Until now, comparing stress levels in individuals across the United States over time was not possible due to a lack of historical data that tracks stress using accepted comparable measures.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
When grabbing a coffee mug out of a cluttered cabinet or choosing a pen to quickly sign a document, what brain processes guide your choices?
Neuroscience May 23, 2012 | 2.5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Current research ethics focuses on protecting study participants, but according to bioethicists from Carnegie Mellon University and McGill University, these efforts fail to prevent problems that undermine the social value ...
Medications May 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Stress wreaks havoc on the mind and body. For example, psychological stress is associated with greater risk for depression, heart disease and infectious diseases. But, until now, it has not been clear exactly how stress influences ...
Immunology Apr 02, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (12) | 5 |
It is fairly common for clinical research participants to receive payment for expenses such as travel and parking. What has raised ethical questions are payments or incentives given to encourage people to participate in research ...
Health Mar 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
New research from Carnegie Mellon University's Marcel Just provides an explanation for some of autism's mysteries from social and communication disorders to restricted interests and gives scientists ...
Neuroscience Mar 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
If you are looking for a particular object say a yellow pencil on a cluttered desk, how does your brain work to visually locate it?
Neuroscience Feb 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (7) | 1 |