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Today in Photos (04/24/2013)

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Scoped!: 15 Hottest Freshmen Class of 2013

Eager to see how they are doing three years later, FM checks in with a few of Class of 2013’s hottest freshmen.

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Concentration Satisfaction: Class of 2012

As freshmen enter the second week of Advising Fortnight, Flyby presents a complete set of data from the Class of 2012's concentration satisfaction ratings. For all freshmen looking to narrow down the list of potential concentrations, sophomores or juniors curious about their chosen concentrations, and seniors reflecting on their undergraduate careers, here are the stats from last year's graduating seniors on how satisfied they were with their respective concentrations. Check out our four interactive graphs showing overall satisfaction rates among Humanities, Natural Sciences, SEAS, and Social Sciences concentrators in the Class of 2012.

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Pat Levitt speaks about the development of complex social behaviors in humans and other animals. Levitt, of the University of Southern California, lectured Tuesday afternoon in Fong Auditorium.

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Levitt Stresses Early Socialization in Center on the Developing Child’s Lecture Series

Pat Levitt, a neuroscience professor at the University of Southern California, discussed the ways early development shapes social behavior in a lecture Tuesday afternoon.

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Today in Photos (04/10/2013)

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I've Got My Eye on You

Dr. John E. Dowling '57 reads an excerpt from his book in the Widener Rotunda as a part of the Harvard College Dean's Book Talk Series on Tuesday evening. Dowling is one of the foremost authorities on vision.

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New Device Monitors the Brain

Harvard researchers have developed the first quantitative neuromotor assessment device, an advancement which could have repercussions for fields ranging from sports medicine to Parkinson’s disease research.

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Studying the Brain

Wyss Institute researchers completed their first clinical study of a new neuromotor assessment device that may help monitor brain-related issues.

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What's Better Than Sex? It Could Be Talking

Apparently a chaste activity does exist that is analogous to sex: talking about oneself. A recent series of studies conducted by Harvard neuroscientist and Associate Professor Jason P. Mitchell (who taught SLS 20 in 2010) and psychology student at the Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Diana I. Tamir found that self-disclosure activates the same regions of the brain that are associated with food, money, and sex.

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Scientist Portrait: Dr. Jeff Lichtman

Jeff Lichtman, a professor in the Neuroscience Department at Harvard, was recently lauded for his work with cutting-edge brain imaging techniques. The Crimson sat down with him to discuss his work.

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Two Harvard Alumni Awarded Fulbright Scholarships

Trevor J. Bakker ’10 and Kevin X. Liu ’11 joined 37 other scholars from universities in the United States in the US-UK exchange program of 168 individuals.

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Students Learn To Defend Against Zombie Apocalypse

Steven C. Schlozman, Harvard Medical School Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, spoke yesterday at a seminar hosted by The Harvard Society for Mind, Brian and Behavior.

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