Adaptive Brain and Behavior

Adaptive Brain and Behavior

Our team aims to explore the dynamic nature of the brain as it changes and adapts across the lifespan and to a variety of different contexts. We strive to apply our understanding of the brain to improve quality of life.

Adaptive Brain and Behavior, Destination Areas, Virginia Tech

Upcoming Event

March 4
Policy, Technology and Society: In Conversation

Location: Global Technology Center, 209 Norris Hall
Time: 3pm-4pm

Perspectives, discussion and mingling. Afternoon refreshments provided.
*Sponsored by Policy Strategic Growth Area: A Beyond Boundaries Initiative

Growing Convergence Research

Due date: May 8, 2019

Interested researchers may request up to
$1,200,000 total for the first two years and $2,400,000 for the last three years

Growing Convergence Research (GCR) at the National Science Foundation was identified as one of 10 Big Ideas.
Convergence research is a means for solving vexing research problems, in particular, complex problems focusing on societal needs.

Georgia Hodes, faculty member in the School of Neuroscience, explores treatments for depression that target the body’s immune response system.

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About the Adaptive Brain and Behavior Destination Area


120 Kelly Hall
Stanger Street
Blacksburg, Virginia 24061