Ted Dumas, assistant professor of molecular neuroscience at George Mason University, delivered the keynote address, “Boundaries: When One Stops and Another Begins,” at The 27th Annual Psi Chi Symposium for Undergraduate Research in Psychology at the University of Mary Washington.
Students presented their research during sessions on Thursday, April 19 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Friday, April 20 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. A reception followed the conclusion of the symposium on Friday.
Dumas is a faculty member and researcher in the Department of Molecular Neuroscience at the Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study at Mason. Dumas has been studying the relationship between behavior, the brain and disease for more than 20 years and has published articles in numerous academic journals. Dumas also is the head of the Physiological and Behavioral Neuroscience in Juveniles Lab at Mason.
The symposium is sponsored by UMW’s chapter of Psi Chi, the international honor society in psychology and provides a forum for students to share their research and findings with their professors and peers.
For more information, contact Mindy Erchull, assistant professor of psychology, at (540) 654-1557.
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News release prepared by: Mindy Erchull