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Research News


Scott Slotnick is the new Editor-in-Chief of the journal Cognitive Neuroscience (published by Taylor & Francis in the United Kingdom). In this role, Scott has appointed a new Editorial Board, revised the journal’s Aims & Scope, and revamped the journal’s article formats. Posted 1/21/15.

Former doctoral student Thalia Goldstein, now Assistant Professor at Pace University, has just been appointed Associate Editor of Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts (APA, Division 10 journal). Posted 12/12/14.

The New York Times Acrostic Puzzle on Nov 30, 2014 was based on faculty member Rachel Herz's book, That's Disgusting. Rachel teaches a research practicum on pleasure and aversion. Posted 12/9/14.

Two behavioral neuroscientists join our faculty: John Christianson (as of July 1, 2013) and Michael McDannald (as of July 1, 2014). Clinical psychologist Barry Schneider, specializing in research on child psychopathology, joins our faculty September 1, 2014.


Colloquium Speaker Series
Jessica Black,
Boston College School of Social Work
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.