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Clusters of Excellence initiative criticized by instructors

In order to raise the University of Oregon’s profile among other research universities, provost Scott Coltrane announced last month 34 new tenure track positions, mainly in the sciences. While these projects are undoubtedly rewarding and beneficial for UO’s image, some are questioning whether this is the best use of the expected cost of …

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UO conducts research on memory and reaction games’ effects on brain

Memory and reaction games found online are being used daily and are designed to improve your brain in various tasks. University of Oregon psychologists are uncovering their true effects and authenticity. Elliot Berkman, a professor in the department of Psychology and lead author on a publication in the Journal of Neuroscience this …

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University's Brain Development Lab seeks to reverse low socioeconomic mental signs

According to researchers, many low socioeconomic children endure large amounts of stress, which could lead to attention problems that affect many areas of a child’s growth, such as linguistics and emotional development.

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