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Difficult Decisions Involving Perception Increase Activity in Brain’s Insular Cortex, Study Finds

ATLANTA—As the difficulty of making a decision based on sensory evidence increases, activity in the brain’s insular cortex also increases, according to researchers at Georgia State University.

The findings, reported in the journal Neuroscience, shed light on how the insular cortex is involved in processing sensory information to perceive the environment and… more »

Georgia State to Lead Training for Protecting Healthcare Providers from Ebola, Other Viral Threats

ATLANTA—Georgia State University will train some of the nation’s leading infectious disease control researchers on healthcare-associated prevention strategies against Ebola and other threats at its School of Public Health laboratory in the Petit Science Center, May 23 – 27.

The training workshop will allow researchers to gain practical experience and learn techniques for handling surrogate… more »