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‘Sharing Small Moments’ Gets Major Press!

Joe Bayer’s recent paper, “Sharing the small moments: ephemeral social interaction on Snapchat” has been all over the news lately and we are super excited about it!! Check out some of the highlights below from The New York Times to

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Video: PopTech 2015

Emily was a Fellow at this year’s PopTech Conference. PopTech “brings together a global community of innovators from many fields to share insights and work together to create lasting change.” Watch her presentation from this year’s conference below:

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New York Magazine: Brain Scans Can Help Explain Why Self-Affirmation Works

Chris Cascio’s recently published SCAN paper, “Self-affirmation activates brain systems associated with self-related processing and reward and is reinforced by future orientation” was just featured in New York Magazine! Here’s a quick excerpt from the article, “A lot of the

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Dr. Falk’s Ted Talk

This past June Dr. Falk gave a Ted Talk at TEDxGeorgeSchool on how concealed knowledge in the brain can help predict what types of messages will be most effective in helping people change their behavior and reach their goals.

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Article: Can Brain Science Help Promote Good Health?

Dr. Falk was interviewed for an article posted on The Dana Foundation Website. In it, she talks about some of the research done at CN Lab. Click through to read more!

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SRNT Talk Feb 27 in Philadelphia

CN lab’s Nicole Cooper will be giving a talk at the annual meeting of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT) TITLE OF THE TALK: Brain activity in self- and value-related regions in response to online antismoking messages

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SANS presentations 2015

Congratulations to the members from our lab who will be presenting at the annual Social & Affective Neuroscience Society (SANS) conference on April 23-25 in Boston, MA! Cooper, N., Tompson, S., O’Donnell, M.B., & Falk, E.B.: Functional connectivity during antismoking

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CN Lab welcomes Ralf Schmaelzle!

The lab welcomes the newest member of our lab Ralf Schmaelzle . Ralf is a post-doctoral fellow who integrates theories and methods from psychology, neuroscience, health, and communication science to understand the neural mechanisms of health risk perception and effective

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CN lab ICA Presentations!

Congratulations to the members from our lab who will be presenting at the annual International Communication Association (ICA) conference on May 21-25 in San Juan, Puerto Rico! Emily Falk: Self-affirmation alters the brain’s response to health messages and subsequent behavior

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Dr Falk lecture at NIH Jan 9

Dr Emily Falk will be giving a lecture at NIH on January 9. The title of the talk is ” Communication Neuroscience: Neural Predictors of Health Behavior Change”. There will be a videocast. If you would like to check it

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