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Department News

Sara Cordes and Alexa Veenema have both been granted tenure and will be promoted to Associate Professor. Congratulations Sara and Alexa! Posted 2/22/16.

Joshua Hartshorne has received a three-year NSF grant entitled, "CompCog: Large-scale, empirically based, publicly accessible database of argument structure to support experimental and computational research." Posted 8/24/16.

A recent publication by Michelle Hurst and Sara Cordes was featured in an issue of APA PeePs (Particularly Exciting Experiments in Psychology). Posted 8/19/16.

Liane Young received a three-year grant from NSF entitled, "Social cognition for competition versus cooperation." Posted 8/3/16.

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, Kay Tye, MIT
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.