One day Donald Simone, then a psychology major at Northeastern University, was thumbing through the job listings for work-study students.
He found several choices, including a cafeteria job and one in a neuroscience lab. He decided to try the science lab.
“It was studying eye movements and the parts of the brain that control them in different conditions, for example, darkness,” says Simone. “I went into that lab and ended up loving it. I thought doing anything with the brain was fascinating.” (more…)