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Drs. Adam and Catherine Franssen deliver four presentations at the annual Society for Neuroscience Meeting

Drs. Adam and Catherine Franssen deliver four presentations at the annual Society for Neuroscience Meeting November 11-15, 2017

SfN’s 47th annual meeting, Neuroscience 2017, is the world’s largest neuroscience conference for scientists and physicians devoted to understanding the brain and nervous system.

The Franssens co-authored two presentations describing details of Longwood’s innovative Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Studies minor and the capstone experience. Undergraduate co-authors included Lindsey Sparrock & Megan Zens.

  • One brain, many possibilities: Exploring the value of an interdisciplinary neuroscience studies program
  • Interdisciplinary neuroscience applications: A capstone course

Catherine Franssen shared updates on her wilderness therapy research, with undergraduate co-author Allison Eagle.

  • Does nature benefit everyone? Salivary cortisol responses of wilderness therapy clients

Adam Franssen shared updates on his ongoing research in the maternal brain with undergraduate co-authors Abbey Ripley, Teresa Fruchterman, and Keaton Unroe.

  • Oxytocin and estrogen receptor alpha levels differ in “good” and “bad” maternal rats

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