Students campaign for neuroscience studies

Our every thought and emotion resides within the brain, encompassing the sum of our intellectual capabilities, yet there is still much to learn about this complex organ. The Portland State Campaign for Neuroscience is voicing their support for a neuroscience program at PSU. On May 4, Dr. Bill Griesar gave a special teaching demonstration as part of his interview for a neuroscience-focused renewable faculty position in the Psychology Department. “Neuroscience offers the possibility of answering fundamental questions about who we are, and why we do what we do,” said Griesar. “Learning how the brain works—what it’s made of, how its structure determines its function, literally what you can think, feel, and accomplish—is very powerful, and often actionable information.” Griesar was initially the faculty advisor for the Neuroscience Club, which grew…


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