Monday, September 2, 2013

Georgia State University News -

Job gains, strong auto sales and a rise in housing starts, offset by poor income growth, consumer caution and ongoing political uncertainty that will continue to hinder corporate investment in coming quarters is fostering "a challenging economic recovery," according to Rajeev Dhawan of the more "

The Center for Behavioral Neuroscience, led by Georgia State University, has received a $3.4 million grant from the John Templeton Foundation to investigate the neurobiology behind the evolution of positive emotions and prosocial behaviors, such as empathy, compassion and cooperation.

Georgia State University researchers received $71.2 million from external funding agencies in fiscal year 2013 marking the second straight year of record-breaking research funding.

"This outstanding achievement, during a time of diminishing federal research funding, is a testament to the quality and expertise of our faculty," said Georgia State President Mark Becker. "We thank all... more "

Source: Gsu