The Beacon Project is a three-year project, which launched in 2015 with a $3.9 million grant from the Templeton Religion Trust. The project has awarded grants to 21 researchers around the world in psychology, philosophy and theology. The post How to be good: Finding a beacon for moral growth appeared first on Wake Forest News.
Chemistry professor Michael Gross has been named a National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program Award winner. The CAREER Award from the NSF Directorate for Engineering provides $500,000 over five years. The post Chemistry professor receives NSF CAREER Award for $500K appeared first on Wake Forest News.
Drinking a beetroot juice supplement before working out makes the brain of older adults perform more efficiently, mirroring the operations of a younger brain, according to a new study by scientists at Wake Forest University. The post With beetroot juice before exercise, aging brains look ‘younger’ appeared first on Wake Forest News.
Research by Wake Forest University sports economist Todd McFall suggests that a faction of players beginning holes with penalty strokes will regularly take greater risks in their subsequent shots to avoid any additional strokes—a decision predicted by behavioral economics that can lead to disastrous consequences for golfers’ performances. The post Pros penalized off the tee […]
Leading researchers in the fields of perceptual studies and neurobiology will explore the latest scientific findings on consciousness and near-death experiences at a two-day conference March 22-23 hosted by Wake Forest University and Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. The post Two-day conference explores frontiers in consciousness research appeared first on Wake Forest News.
Universities across the U.S. have developed programs to attract women and under-represented minorities to the STEM disciplines. So why aren’t more of these students declaring a major in science, technology, engineering and math – and seeing it through to a career in research or academia? At Wake Forest University, students, faculty and administrators are tackling […]