News & Media

August 15, 2018

A Trained Eye

UCSB researchers show that category learning can be influenced by where an object is in our field of vision

By Sonia Fernandez

 Dynamical Neuroscience researchers Luke Rosedahl, Greg Ashby, and Miguel Eckstein

August 08, 2018

Postdoctoral Scholar—Interdisciplinary Project

Departments of Psychological & Brain Sciences, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Statistics & Applied Probability

June 29, 2018

A New Wrinkle in Physics

Postdoctoral scholar pushes beyond the boundaries of physics with his Café KITP talk on the brain’s physical structure

By Sonia Fernandez

May 09, 2018

In his new book, “The Consciousness Instinct: Unraveling the Mystery of How the Brain Makes the Mind” (Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, 2018), Michael Gazzaniga, a professor of psychology at UC Santa Barbara and director of the campus’s SAGE Center for the Study of the Mind, examines what he refers to as this “problem of consciousness.”

By Chantal Peterson

May 03, 2018

Shrinking the Synthesizer

Engineers team up to reduce the size, cost and power requirements of an optical frequency device

By James Badham