Winrich Freiwald wins Columbia University’s 2016 W. Alden Spencer Award

Winrich Freiwald Winrich Freiwald, associate professor and head of the Laboratory of Neural Systems, has received the 2016 W. Alden Spencer Award. The prize, given by Columbia University, recognizes outstanding research contributions in the field of neuroscience. Freiwald shares the award with his long-time collaborator Doris Y. Tsao of the California Institute of Technology. Freiwald and Tsao will receive the prize and present lectures on November 1 at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. Freiwald studies one of the most basic aspects of social interaction—how the brain processes faces. His work focuses on understanding how a specialized system in the brain responds to the sight of a face and contributes to an individual’s ability to interact with others. He also uses face processing as a model to investigate…


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