Neuroscientist Christopher Honey of psychology wins prestigious Sloan Fellowship

Sub-title:  Two U of T scientists honoured this year – both from Arts & Science Author:  Peter McMahon Picture:  Picture books aren’t widely equated with scientific inquiry, but they are great sources of insight to Christopher Honey of U of T’s department of psychology. Honey studies how the brain integrates information in real time, using memories it has previously stored while streaming current data. He’s also examining the network architecture of the brain – the highways between regions of the brain and local connections in the circuits of each of those regions – that allows us to integrate information over time. He’s looked at how the brain processes movie clips before. Now Honey has turned his attention to comics. “I’ve been reading a lot of graphic novels lately,” says the cognitive neuroscientist and assistant professor from the Faculty…


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