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Research News

Liane Young Ehri Ryu

Liane Young and Ehri Ryu have both been granted tenure and will be promoted to Associate Professor. Congratulations Liane and Ehri! Posted 2/26/15.

Christina Reppucci and Gorica Petrovich have published a paper in the journal Brain Structure and Function entitled "Organization of connections between the amygdala, medial prefrontal cortex, and lateral hypothalamus: a single and double retrograde tracing study in rats." Posted 8/17/15.

Lauren Anderson and Gorica Petrovich have published a paper in the journal Physiology & Behavior entitled "Renewal of conditioned responding to food cues in rats: Sex differences and relevance of estradiol." Posted 8/17/15.

Caroline Smith and Alexa Veenema published a paper in the Journal of Neuroendocrinology entitled "Social novelty investigation in the juvenile rat: modulation by the mu-opioid system." Posted 7/31/15. [More on their paper]

Josh Hartshorne Katherine McAuliffe

Josh Hartshorne and Katherine McAuliffe will be joining our department as of January 2016.

Maureen Ritchey

Maureen Ritchey will join our department in July 2016.


Colloquium Speaker Series
Randy Buckner, Harvard University
McGuinn 334
3:30 pm

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.