If Monica Reese opens her front door or leaves her bedroom in the middle of the night, someone knows.
Mark S. Seidenberg one of 29 most cited UW-Madison faculty
Mark S. Seidenberg, professor of psychology and an investigator in the Communication & Cognitive Processes Unit of the Waisman Center, is one of twenty-nine UW-Madison faculty members identified as the most cited researchers in their fields over two decades.
Two Waisman Investigators Named AAAS Fellows
Gary D. Sandefur and Mark S. Seidenberg, investigators at the Waisman Center, were recently named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. The American Association for the Advancement of Science is the …
Paul White Receives 2003 Joyce Erdman Award
The Waisman Center’s Paul White received the 2003 Joyce Erdman Award which is sponsored by the Capital Times Kids Fund. The annual award recognizes a person who excels in working with youth. White heads the …
Waisman Center Celebrates 30 Years
On October 8, 2003, the Waisman Center celebrated 30 years of research, training, services & outreach with a scientific symposium and ceremony attended by 100’s of people including several dignitaries. The Waisman Center: 30 Years …
At 30, Waisman Center looks to new frontiers
During the past three decades, our understanding of human development – from the womb to old age – has grown in astounding ways. We know more about the causes and consequences of developmental disability and mental retardation than we might have imagined 40 years ago when President John F. Kennedy, two days before his assassination, wired his congratulations to Professor Harry Waisman at the UW Medical School.
Davidson’s Emotion Research Featured in New York Times Magazine
Waisman Researcher Richard Davidson, Ph.D., has been featured in several media stories lately regarding his work with the brain mechanisms that underlie emotions. The most recent is a story in the September 14, 2003 New …
Waisman Center Research On Autism Receives Support From Wisconsin-Based Group
The Friends of Autism, a grass-roots, recently founded organization, has donated $36,000 to benefit the Waisman Center’s research program on autism.
Study shows brain activity influences immune function
Staying healthy may involve more than washing hands or keeping a positive attitude. According to a new study from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, it also may involve a particular pattern of brain activity.
Special IV Is Seen As Boy’s Lifeline, But There Is A Snag
At 16 months, Tyler Tracy can only handle about four grams of carbohydrates per day. Other children his age need about 40 grams.