Women in Learning @ APA

August 8th, 2014
Washington, D.C.
Speaker: Dr. Rebecca Burwell


Dr. Rebecca Burwell is a Professor in the Department of Cognitive, Linguistic, and Psychological Sciences at Brown University with a secondary appointment in the Department of Neuroscience. Her laboratory studies the structure and function of the cortical regions that surround the hippocampus. She uses behavior, electrophysiology, and optogenetics to study how hippocampal and parahippocampal structures interact to support memory and other cognitive processes. Dr. Burwell strongly supports the participation of undergraduate students in neuroscience research, with an emphasis on increasing the number of women and individuals from underrepresented minority groups in neuroscience.

Learn more about Dr. Burwell and her research and outreach here: http://www.brown.edu/research/labs/burwell/.