May-Britt Moser
May-Britt can detect objects in any location and reposition or reorient them without touching them. This allows her to get in and out of any position quickly.
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This comic book cover is hiding a few hidden treasures that relate back to her life and work...
SCIENCE SUPERHERO
On May-Britt's belt you can find the outline of The Nobel Prize logo. May-Britt shared half of the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
May-Britt was born on 4 January 1963. Her research looks at space-representing cell types that make up the positioning system in the brain.
Her work looks at correlations between the structure of the hippocampus and spatial recognition within rats.
The background to the drawing is the Institute for Systems Neuroscience at NTNU which May-Britt helped to establish.
"All children are born with stars in their eyes, and they are curious."
May-Britt Moser
May-Britt accepted her Nobel Prize in a specially designed gown depicting grid cells. We thought that was pretty awesome and had to include this design on her superhero outfit.
TRUE IDENTITY
May-Britt is a Norwegian psychologist and neuroscientist. May-Britt pioneered research on the brain's mechanism for representing space. She has laid the foundation of research into the cognitive and spacial deficits associated with neurological conditions such as Alzheimer's disease. She won the Nobel Prize in 2014 for her discovery.
About May-Britt
Listen to May-Britt talk about why we need all kinds of people doing science.
Video credit: Nobel Prize
Fun Facts!
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Video Credit: Kids Learning Tube
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