“The F.O.M.C.’s near-term strategy has become so opaque that even the most seasoned analysts can only guess what policy decisions may be forthcoming at its upcoming meetings,” says Professor of Economics Andrew Levin in a New York Times story about Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen and the question of whether the Fed would raise interest rates at today’s meeting.
Retraining the Brain to Treat Chronic Back Pain
Neuroscience Professor Tor Wager co-led a study that found 66% of participants who received pain reprocessing therapy for chronic back pain where no physical cause could be found reported being pain-free or nearly pain-free after four weeks.
Dartmouth Professor Will Co-Lead $2.8 Million Brain Research Project
Hui Fang will co-lead a project that aims to develop next-generation soft electronic neural probes. “There’s always this push for interfacing with more and more neurons inside the brain,” the associate professor of engineering tells the paper.