So, how did the eyewitness who identified Royal Clark get it so wrong? "Unfortunately, it happens all the time," said Nancy Franklin, a psychology professor at Stony Brook University who specializes in memory.
Do you know what ingredients are in the pet food you are feeding your animals? What about what is in your favorite beauty care products? Chances are one of the ingredients could be a threatened shark species.
Haitian-born Jean Clifford Brutus was thrilled to discover that he was the cover story of Minority Engineer’s spring 2019 issue, but it might not have ever happened had he let a rejection letter from Stony Brook University stop him in his tracks. He buckled down and took a different path to Stony Brook.
For thousands of years humans have been breeding dogs to perform specific jobs — German Shepherds are used as police dogs, Labrador Retrievers are used as guide dogs for the blind. Now, a new study shows that these roles dogs were bred for are reflected in their brain structure.
Dr. Boykan is a pediatric hospitalist and Associate Residency Director for the Stony Brook Pediatric Residency Program. As an advocate for tobacco control she has partnered with the New York State Smokers’ Quitline to implement their Opt-to-Quit™ program, through which smokers can be referred from a hospital or clinic electronically to the Quitline. Dr. Boykan also works closely with the American Academy of Pediatrics to address smoking exposure in children and use of electronic cigarettes in teenagers.