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Research News


Gene Heyman is featured in Science News and a New York Times debate about the nature of addiction. Posted 3/10/14.

Liane Young provides an overview of her research in the February 2014 issue of the APS Observer. Posted 3/12/14.

Drew Linsley and Sean MacEvoy have published a paper in the journal Cerebral Cortex entitled "Encoding-stage Crosstalk Between Object- and Spatial Property-Based Scene Processing Pathways." Posted 3/10/14. [read more]

Alexa Veenema has been awarded a three-year NIH Academic Research Enhancement Award (R15): Sex and Age Differences in the Neural Regulation of Social Recognition. Posted 1/13/14.

Two behavioral neuroscientists join our faculty: John Christianson (as of July 1, 2013) and Michael McDannald (as of July 1, 2014). 


Laurie Santos
(Yale University), Colloquium Speaker Series,
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.