Posts in Interdisciplinary
Probing the Mind: Testing the breaking point of neuropsychological assessments

Medicine and psychology intersect more than you would expect. In particular, tests developed based on psychological concepts are used frequently in clinical evaluations to assess different aspects of a patient’s cognitive abilities. However, there are important limitations to these tests that become evident in cases of severe disease. Research has moved towards using neurophysiological methods to augment behavioral assessments as a way to overcome these limitations.

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No such thing as a “positive” stereotype: Consequences of the Model Minority Myth

While Asian Americans are typically depicted as intelligent, high-achieving, and law-abiding, such stereotypes may not be as innocuous as you think. The Model Minority Myth has several consequences for the mental health, academic achievement, and institutional support (e.g., school and governmental programs) available to this population. 

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"Building Minds: Microchips & Molecules" Symposium – May 18, 2015