Nano participates in a new Boston College Global Engagement summer series called the Show@6 in which members of the BC community will discuss a range of issues affecting our world, revolving around the theme of the Common Good.
There has been a controversy on the neural basis of processing animacy. Proponents of the majority view argue that regions in the social network of the brain mediate social processing. These regions include medial prefrontal cortex (MPC), cingulate cortex (CC), amygdala, and superior temporal sulcus (STS).
For his 21st Birthday, Nano decided to do something special to thank his community for all the support. Nano was inspired by a video that Boston College posted on social media which challenges students to think about others before themselves.
For the past two decades, there has been a controversy over the purpose of the fusiform face area (FFA), located in the fusiform gyrus, in the brain. Neuroscientists have been debating whether the FFA is activated by faces for evolutionary or expertise reasons.
There has been a controversy on whether the medial temporal lobe (MTL) subregions are operated together and activated to a similar degree during recollection and familiarity. Proponents of the majority view suggested that the MTL subregions have separate functions during recollection and familiarity.
For decades, there has been a controversy on whether visual spatial attention modulates activity in V1 and extrastriate cortex, which includes V2, V3, and V4. Proponents of the majority view initially thought that activity in V1 was not modulated by attention.
Flowers Are People, Too is written by Joseph Nano, who is an immigrant from Syria. When Nano started his freshman year in Maine, his English was poor. He learned how to write […]
There has been a controversy on whether the visual word form area (VWFA) is specialized for processing visual word processing. Proponents of the majority view suggested that the VWFA is specialized for processing visual words and word-like stimuli independent of language.