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Liane Young is a 2017 recipient of the Sage Young Scholar Awards given by the Foundation for Personality and Social Psychology. These awards "acknowledge the outstanding contributions of young scholars in personality and social psychology." Posted 1/9/17.

Katie McAuliffe has won the 2017 Early Career Research Contributions Award from the Society for Research in Child Development. Congratulations Katie! Posted 12/9/16.

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, Francesca Gino, Harvard University
3:30 pm, McGuinn 334

Colloquium Speaker Series, Cristine Legare, University of Texas at Austin
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.