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Visual perception shapes human behavior

The power of a glance

visual perception lab

In Timothy Sweeny's Visual Perception, Emotion and Cognition Lab, the assistant psychology professor and his students seek to understand how the brain allows people to recognize faces and emotions quickly. They also study how people see groups and how groups change the way people behave.

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Bringing good reading to book deserts

Student launches bookmobile

mavis the bookmobile and Anna Kongs

Anna Kongs, a library and information science graduate student at the Morgridge College of Education, has transformed an old ambulance into "Mavis the Bookmobile." Her destination: Denver's book deserts.

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spirituals project joins DU's music school

A treasured cultural resource

The Spirituals Project

The Spirituals Project, a performance and education organization with long-standing ties to DU, has found a permanent home at the Lamont School of Music. The group is dedicated to the preservation and revitalization of spirituals, the sacred songs created by enslaved African-Americans.

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The aftermath of mass casualty events

Responding to trauma

police ribbon

DU's Center for Professional Development is sponsoring an Aug. 3 conference for mental health professionals, first responders and the community on the psychological impact of mass casualty and traumatic events on victims and responders.

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