Department of Psychology
college of arts and sciences
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.
Kelly Dumais and Alexa Veenema published a review paper in the journal Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology entitled "Vasopressin and oxytocin receptor systems in the brain: Sex differences and sex-specific regulation of social behavior." [More] Posted 6/29/15.
Sara Cordes and Nadia Chernyak have been awarded a three-year grant from the Templeton Foundation on the “Cognitive Underpinnings and Consequences of Generosity.” Posted 6/22/15.
Kelly Bennion and Elizabeth Kensinger have published a new paper entitled "Selective effects of sleep on emotional memory: What mechanisms are responsible?" in Translational Issues in Psychological Science. Posted 4/22/15.
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.