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The Marcus Autism Center, in conjunction with the Emory University School of Medicine and Children?s Healthcare of Atlanta

Four Fellowships:

The Cohen Fellowship in Developmental Social Neuroscience

The Marcus Fellowship in Speech Science and Engineering

The Simons Fellowship in Computational Neuroscience

The Simons Fellowship in Design Engineering.

Students who will receive a bachelor's degree by June 2016 will be eligible.

The fellowships will commence in July 2016, and they are 2 years in duration.
Students can find further details at:

The Cohen Fellowship in Developmental Social Neuroscience will involve cutting-edge social neuroscience research in infants, toddlers and adolescents. Fellows will work to further the understanding of autism through eye-tracking research, guiding a project from the point of data collection to publication of results.

The Marcus Fellowship in Speech Science and Engineering will involve researching early vocal development, including speech production and speech perception, as part of a program to map out both typical and atypical development of spoken communication in early childhood.

The Simons Fellowship in Computational Neuroscience will involve integrating computational strategies with clinical research goals. Fellows will develop methods for the analysis of visual scanning and eye-tracking data, computational models of visual salience, and data visualization techniques, all with the aim of advancing the understanding of autism and efforts at early diagnosis.

The Simons Fellowship in Design Engineering will involve developing innovative design solutions to answer experimental research questions. Fellows will explore human factors engineering, product prototyping and the design of environments with the goal of advancing neuroscience research.


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AlleyDog Psychology Scholarship awards one $1,000 prize each semester to the Psychology student who best explains how they'll put to use their knowledge of psychology. In 1,000 words or less, write about any subject area within Psychology, such as clinical, social, counseling, forensic, etc. We suggest picking something really interests you. Keep it short and sweet, but make it powerful and compelling. For more information including requirements and submission deadlines, please visit:

The deadline is still set for October 1st for submissions; however, we are considering an extension to the end of October, depending on how many more submissions we receive in the next week or so.