Greening of energy production and policy

submitted by: kpezzoli

Mentored by Richard Caputo students Won Bae, Jake King and John McMillan present their work on "Greening of energy production and policy" for the grand challenge "Sustainable Energy and Environmental Monitoring" for the USP 187: Senior Sequence Research Project. For more information please see: http://seniorsequence.net/

Affordable housing development strategies

submitted by: kpezzoli

Mentored by Nico Calavita students Jason R Goltiao, Kendra McBean, Nohelia Patel and Claire Tuttle present their work on "Affordable housing development strategies" for the grand challenge "Affordable Housing" for the USP 187: Senior Sequence Research Project. For more information please see: http://seniorsequence.net/

Regional heritage in architecture and urban design

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Mentored by Teddy Cruz students Emma Feeney, Jamie Intervalo, Nathaniel Kwak and Charles Liu present their work on "Regional heritage in architecture and urban design" for the grand challenge "Sustainable Design of Buildings & Urban‐Ecological Landscapes" for the USP 187: Senior Sequence Research Project. For more information please see: http://seniorsequence.net/

Smart growth and new urbanism

submitted by: kpezzoli

Mentored by Michael Stepner students Lisa Chau, Juliet Oh, Willy Staley and Danny Yunpresent their work on "Smart growth and new urbanism" for the grand challenge "Sustainable Design of Buildings & Urban‐Ecological Landscapes" for the USP 187: Senior Sequence Research Project 1.2.2. For more information please see: http://seniorsequence.net/

LEED criteria in theory and practice

submitted by: kpezzoli

Mentored by Greg Nelson students Hooman Bamdad, Sean Mayer, Keri Robinson, Scott Roehrick present their work on "LEED criteria in theory and practice" for the grand challenge "Sustainable Design of Buildings & Urban‐Ecological Landscapes" for the USP 187: Senior Sequence Research Project 1.2.1. For more information please see: http://seniorsequence.net/

Methylphenidate Decreased the Amount of Glucose Needed by the Brain to Perform a Cognitive Task

submitted by: noravolkow
The use of stimulants (methylphenidate and amphetamine) as cognitive enhancers by the general public is increasing and is controversial. It is still unclear how they work or why they improve performance in some individuals but impair it in others. To test the hypothesis that stimulants enhance signal to noise ratio of neuronal activity and thereby reduce cerebral activity by increasing efficiency, we measured the effects of methylphenidate on brain glucose utilization in healthy adults. We...
Authors: Nora d. Volkow, Joanna s. Fowler, Gene-jack Wang, Frank Telang, Jean Logan, Christopher Wong, Jim Ma, Kith Pradhan, Helene Benveniste, James m. Swanson