Skip to main content

Secondary navigation:

Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences

Psychology logo

Department News

Scott Slotnick has been promoted to Full Professor. Congratulations, Scott! Posted 2/28/17.

Karina Hamamouche, Laura Niemi, and Sara Cordes have published a paper in Acta Psychologica entitled "Quantifying a Threat: Evidence of a numeric processing bias." Posted 4/12/17.

Laura Niemi, former Ph.D. student of Liane Young, Sara Cordes, and Ellen Winner, has accepted a tenure track position at the University of Toronto. [More] Posted 4/12/17.

Gorica Petrovich has been awarded a four-year, $1.8 million competitive renewal NIH grant from the NIDDK to continue investigating “Forebrain Circuits and Control of Feeding Behavior by Learned Cues.” Posted 4/11/17.

Boston College has climbed to #22 in Forbes's America's Top Colleges. We are now in the top 25, up from #30.


Colloquium Speaker Series, Cristine Legare, University of Texas at Austin
3:30 pm, McGuinn 334

Colloquium Speaker Series,
John Serences, University of California San Diego
3:30 pm, McGuinn 334

Research in focus

Liane Young, assistant professor of psychology and the director of the Morality Lab at Boston College, talks about her research that focuses on the cognitive and neural basis of human moral judgment and behavior.


Sara Cordes, assistant professor of psychology and principal investigator of the Infant and Child Cognition Lab, discusses some of the more than 20 research studies currently being conducted in the lab.