News

Fending Off Math Anxiety

April 24, 2017

Faculty Fellow Sian Beilock (The Body’s Role in Thinking, Performing, and Referencing) speaks to the New York Times on the effects of parents' math anxieties on their children's math learning. 

Anxiety Affects Test Scores Even Among Students Who Excel at Math

March 10, 2017

Facutly Fellow Sian Beilock, a Principal Investigator on The Body’s Role in Thinking, Performing, and Referencing research project, speaks to UChicago News about the effects of anxiety on test-takers. 

An Expert Take on Performing Under Pressure

February 3, 2017

Faculty Fellow Sian Beilock, who recently won the prestigious Troland Research Award from the National Academy of Sciences, discusses her insights on the psychology of performance under pressure with the Wall Street Journal. “We think of the mind as telling the body what to do,” she says, “but it’s not a one-way street.”

Seeing Isn’t Required to Gesture Like a Native Speaker

March 21, 2016

-- Association for Psychological Science

Seeing Isn’t Required to Gesture Like a Native Speaker

March 21, 2016

-- Association for Psychological Science

Visiting Fellows bring expertise, energy to the Neubauer Collegium

March 8, 2015

The robust Neubauer Collegium Visiting Fellows Program supports both short and long-term visits from guest scholars, facilitating an exchange of ideas that enriches the Neubauer Collegium’s projects.

Registration is Open for Popular Community Speaker Series - Dr. Sian Beilock, Author of “Choke”

January 28, 2015

Dr. Beilock will speak at the Community House at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, February 10 and then later that evening at 7 p.m. at the Hinsdale Central Auditorium.

Mind-body Connection not a One-way Street

January 7, 2015

In the new book How the Body Knows Its Mind, Prof. Sian Beilock provides the latest scientific evidence about the body's influence on our psyche, drawing on work from her own laboratory and from colleagues around the world.

Body’s Role Project Uses Storytelling to Examine Differences Between Spoken and Signed Languages

May 27, 2014

UChicago Professor Diane Brentari discusses how bodily movements can reflect the way in which humans represent their thoughts. 

Vital Signs

May 13, 2014

Three scholars meet where gesture, sign, and language converge.

The Humanities, Rebooted

April 14, 2014

Neubauer Collegium Catalyzes Digital Humanities Innovation at University of Chicago

A Laboratory for Humanists

March 17, 2014

Humanities dean Martha Roth and social sciences dean Mario Luis Small discuss the Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society

Collaborative Approaches to Complex Questions

July 29, 2013

The Neubauer Collegium shares research with the public while making the University a destination for collaborating academic leaders.

How hands do the talking

May 13, 2013

New Center for Gesture, Sign, and Language launches interdisciplinary project with Neubauer Collegium

Neubauer Collegium Selects Inaugural Research Projects

March 4, 2013

In a major milestone, the Neubauer Family Collegium for Culture and Society at the University of Chicago has selected an inaugural cohort of 18 ambitious faculty research projects that tackle these and other complex questions through cross-disciplinary collaboration.