Two UNC researchers win Lumosity grant

May. 06, 2014 @ 01:38 PM

Joseph Hopfinger and Kathleen Gates, professors at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, on Tuesday received the first Human Cognition Grant from Lumosity.

The $150,000 grant is dedicated to advancing the understanding of neural bases of cognitive training and will support research that investigates changes in brain connectivity.

Hopfinger is a professor of cognitive psychology and Gates is a professor of quantitative psychology in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Lumosity is a cognitive training and neuroscience research company.