Daniel Pollak

Daniel Pollak
University of Massachusetts Amherst | UMass Amherst · Department of Psychology

Bachelor of Science

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Introduction
Interests in computational neuroethology and visual ecology. I am an extracellular electrophysiologist, maker, and science communicator who has worked with songbirds, some arthropods, and hopefully more to come!

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Publications (4)
Technical Report
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Mantis shrimp are aggressive, burrowing crustaceans that hunt using one the fastest movements in the natural world. These stomatopods can crack the calcified shells of prey or spear down unsuspecting fish with lighting speed. Their strike makes use of power-amplification mechanisms to move their limbs much faster than is possible by muscles alone....
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Mantis shrimp are aggressive, burrowing crustaceans that hunt using one the fastest movements in the natural world. These stomatopods can crack the calcified shells of prey or spear down unsuspecting fish with lighting speed. Their strike makes use of power-amplification mechanisms to move their limbs much faster than is possible by muscles alone....
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Breast cancer patients using aromatase inhibitors (AIs) as an adjuvant therapy often report side effects including hot flashes, mood changes, and cognitive impairment. Despite long-term use in humans, little is known about the effects of continuous AI administration on the brain and cognition. We used a primate model of human cognitive aging, the c...

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