Dr. Joanne Hebden Palfai Wins 2020 Susan K. Jackson Award

Congratulations to Dr. Joanne Hebden Palfai, Director of Academic Affairs and Undergraduate Studies in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, the winner of the 2020 Susan K. Jackson Award.  Each year one faculty member, one staff member, and one graduate student is chosen for this award because their actions and initiatives help foster the […]

Steve Ramirez and Amy Janes Win Presidential Award

Congratulations to PBS Professor Steve Ramirez and to Brain, Behavior & Cognition Psychology PhD Alumna Amy Janes for being named Presidential Early Career Award Scientists & Engineers. The PECASE is the highest honor bestowed by the United States Government to outstanding scientists and engineers who are beginning their independent research careers and who show exceptional […]

CARD Researchers Featured in Chronicle Segments

WCVB Boston’s Chronicle (May 2, 2019) highlights anxiety treatments performed at the Department’s Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders. PBS Professors Todd Farchione and Yupei Pearl Hu and PBS PhD student Joseph Carpenter work to help patients to overcome their claustrophobia and fear of flying. 

Robert Reinhart’s Research Featured in The Scientist

Recent research led by Robert Reinhart and and John Nguyen has been featured in The Scientist. From the article: Noninvasive stimulation of key brain regions could help people reverse the common age-related decline in working memory—our ability to remember names, numbers, and other tidbits of information—according to a study published in Nature Neuroscience today (April 8). The […]

Neuroscience Student Michael Melhem Awarded the Prestigious Buck Scholarship

We would like to congratulate Michael Melhem, an outstanding junior majoring in Neuroscience, for being awarded the prestigious Augustus Howe Buck Scholarship. The Buck Scholarship fund has been in existence since 1917 and the scholarship is one of the highest honors bestowed on undergraduates at BU. Michael has been an enthusiastic and valued contributor in […]

Prof. Michael Otto Wins APA Award

Congratulations to PBS Professor Michael Otto, the 2019 winner of the APA Division 12 Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions to Clinical Psychology. The award ceremony will be held at the annual APA meeting in August.