Cristina Castagnini, Ph.D., CEDS, in San Ramon, Calif., canceled a trip to Ojai to visit her son. But she plans on making the most of this isolated time by researching trips to Aruba and Hawaii. “Dopamine is released in large amounts when we anticipate a pleasurable experience, such as taking a fun trip or vacation,” she explains. “It’s also triggered when we plan, dream, imagine and actively strive to get things we desire, like a trip or a vacation. People also feel the hope-inducing, motivational power of dopamine whenever they start to do things like plan a trip online.”
UW-Madison leads the country in awarding doctoral degrees, Chancellor Rebecca Blank announced Monday.
Courtesy of the Oklahoma Tobacco Researcher Center. Michael Businelle, Ph.D., researcher at the Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center, part of the Stephenson Cancer Center, and Matthew Koslovsky, Ph.D., recent graduate from the University of Texas School of Public Health, are using smartphone technology to...
The 836 Ph.D.s UW-Madison awarded in 2015 were a record for the university, and placed it third overall in the Survey of Earned Doctorates.