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Erin Wamsley, Furman University Neuroscience Program, Department of Psychology

Can dreaming about a task help you do that task better when you’re awake? Erin Wamsley, an associate professor of psychology and neuroscience at Furman University, tests that hypothesis when 40 volunteers played a maze video game to find the exit. Learn (in less than two minutes) what happened to those who later dreamt about the task versus those who didn’t by tuning in to the “Dream and Learn” snippet on NPR’s “The Loh Down on Science” by Sandra Tsing Loh.

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‘Lead bold and thrilling lives’ – Furman celebrates Commencement for the class of 2021

More than 500 students received their degrees in an in-person ceremony in Paladin Stadium.

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Students, faculty honored at 2020 and 2021 commencement ceremonies

Students receive awards for scholarship, general culture, participation in college activities and high moral character; faculty receive awards for teaching, advising.

Trude Heller passes away at 98

Namesake of Furman's Heller Service Corps was a long-time servant leader in Greenville.

2021 Senior Spotlight

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