People choosing between two or more equally positive outcomes experience paradoxical feelings of pleasure and anxiety, feelings associated with activity in different regions of the brain, according to research led by Amitai Shenhav, an associate research scholar at the Princeton Neuroscience Institute at Princeton University.
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PPPL receives $4.3 million to increase understanding of the role that plasma plays in synthesizing nanoparticles
The new funds will expand research in a nanotechnology laboratory that the lab launched in 2012 with PPPL Laboratory Directed Research and Development funds.
John Storey, a professor of molecular biology and the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, has been named the director of the new Center for Statistics and Machine Learning.
Emily Carter receives Remsen Award for outstanding achievement in chemistry. The award recognizes her work in pioneering the development of unique tools to study and design materials, most recently for sustainable energy from solar and fuel cells to fusion.
Heather Howard, lecturer at the Woodrow Wilson School, affiliate in the Wilson School's Center for Health and Wellbeing and director of the State Health Reform Assistance Network, answers questions regarding the legality of some subsidies offered under the Affordable Care Act.
Assistant professor Forrest Meggers, has an interest in finding hidden potential for efficiencies in building design, such as a low exergy building, where systems such as heating and cooling are integrated into the architecture itself, to increase their performance.
Lane, a professor of politics at Princeton since 2009, is an internationally recognized scholar of ancient political theory and ethics, who combines an expert knowledge of the ancient classics and the history of political thought with a mastery of current issues.