Paige Nicklas, PhD candidate

Paige Nicklas

Paige is pursuing a PhD in neuroscience at the University of Rochester, studying how the brain juggles multiple things at once. 

Articles by Paige Nicklas
Two prairie voles are interacting with one another. The vole on the left sniffs the cheek of the vole on the right.
Be My Vole-entine: How Love and Loss Change the Brain
Paige Nicklas | May 16, 2024 | 4 min read
Neuroscientists studying prairie voles discovered that dopamine in the brain gushes when the animals are with their life partners and that loss of a partner erased this neurochemical signature.