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Department News

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

Barry Schneider has been invited as distinguished visiting researcher at LUMSA, the university at the Vatican, for 2017-2018. He will be visiting there in December-January and/or after classes end in May. Posted 3/27/17.

Gene Heyman and his colleague, Verna Mims, recently published a chapter titled: "What addicts can teach us about addiction: A natural history approach." In Addiction and Choice, Heather, N. & Segal, G. (Eds). Posted 3/15/17.

Sara Keefer and Gorica Petrovich have published a paper in Neurobiology of Learning and Memory entitled "Distinct Recruitment of Basolateral Amygdala-Medial Prefrontal Cortex Pathways Across Pavlovian Appetitive Conditioning." Posted 3/13/17.

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.