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Spring 2024 Courses open to NON-MAJORS

Interactive Entertainment, Science & Healthcare – 2 units CTIN 503 SYLLABUS 18411D | 11:30-1:20pm | Mondays This course will give students an overview of foundational concepts required for designing, developing, and evaluating interactive entertainment and transmedia-based interventions at the intersection of neuroscience, public health, and medicine. Students will develop a unique transdisciplinary perspective of intervention rationale and impact related to wellness, illness, and resilience, following a trajectory of critical periods… Read More »Spring 2024 Courses open to NON-MAJORS

New Grant Award: NIH Transformative R01

We are pleased to report a new award and collaboration: an NIH Transformative R01 Award led by Dr. Brendesha Tynes. USC Rossier School of Education announced that Brendesha Tynes, Dean’s Professor of Educational Equity and a professor of Education and Psychology at USC, is the recipient of a $4.6 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) Transformative Research Award. Tynes will use this grant—the largest federally-funded grant in USC Rossier history—to study… Read More »New Grant Award: NIH Transformative R01

New Grant Award: Southern California Burn Model System (NIDILRR)

We are pleased to announce a new 5-year award and collaboration. We will be participating in research for the Southern California Burn Model System (PI: H. Yenikomshian), sponsored by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) to help socioeconomic and disadvantaged members of the burn community in recovery and rehabilitation. Two major projects from this collaboration include: PlayPen – XR Games Platform for Occupational Therapy Burn Injury… Read More »New Grant Award: Southern California Burn Model System (NIDILRR)

painting by Frida Kahlo

CTIN 575 Fall 2022 Theme: “Self-love: Building resilience through oral histories”

Registration open to all disciplines. For 2022, we will continue to use interviewing, narrative medicine, and ethnography as our core methods. Our theme will shift to self-love, which directly connects to relationships and resilience. We will also explore how the intergenerational transmission of stories can contribute to resilience and place oral history interviewing more prominently as a method through our partnership with Andy Sacher and The Lavender Effect.  SYLLABUS Course… Read More »CTIN 575 Fall 2022 Theme: “Self-love: Building resilience through oral histories”

Neurotechnologies with Everyone

Develop Ethical Guidance for Open Neurotechnology. Join us on November 5th, 7pm EST to help draft ethical guidance for the open neurotechnology community! This event will be hosted on our Discord server to bridge professionals from the Annual Meeting of the International Neuroethics Society with our growing community of DIY neurotechnology practitioners. Workshop Description (6pm) Throughout the past decade, do-it-yourself (DIY) neurotechnology communities have expanded as a result of increased accessibility of… Read More »Neurotechnologies with Everyone