A video recording of the 2018 Khodadad Distinguished Lecture on Greed and Suffering is now available. The talk, “The Value of Moral Action”, was given by Dr. Molly Crockett of Yale University.
Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences Assistant Professor Melissa Kibbe has won a College of Arts and Sciences Templeton Award, which recognizes excellence in student advising. Awardees are considered based on nominations from their students. We congratulate Professor Kibbe on this well-deserved recognition!
Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences Professor Michael Hasselmo has been elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious scholarship organizations. We congratulate Professor Hasselmo on this high honor.
Kayla Finch, a Developmental Science doctoral student in the Center for Autism Research Excellence, is one of a handful of recipients of the American Psychological Foundation’s 2018 Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Fellowship. This award speaks to the high quality and promise of of Kayla’s ongoing research. Congratulations!
Faculty member Joseph McGuire and his Cognition & Decision Lab have been featured in a profile in BU Today. From the article: McGuire uses fMRI and other techniques to test theories about cognitive processes. A 2015 paper he published in Nature Neuroscience with coauthor Joseph Kable of the University of Pennsylvania, used fMRI to examine how people […]
Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences Professor Stefan Hofmann has received the Alexander Von Humboldt Foundation Award for his study of cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), anxiety disorders, and depression. The award, established by the German government to foster international cooperation in academia, recognizes scientists whose cutting-edge discoveries are expected to lead to even greater insights in the […]
Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences Professor Emeritus David H. Barlow has been awarded the APF/APA 2018 Gold Medal for Lifetime Achievement in the Practice of Psychology. The award, to be presented in August, recognizes a distinguished career and enduring contribution to advancing the professional practice of psychology through a demonstrable effect on patterns of service delivery in the profession. […]
The Board of Directors of the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology (SCCAP)/APA Division 53, has selected Dr. David Langer as the recipient of the Richard “Dick” Abidin Early Career Award and Grant. This award is named in honor of Dick Abidin, Ed.D, ABPP, the current Treasurer and a longtime member of SCCAP. The award is […]
BU Research has written “A ‘Turbo Charge’ for Your Brain?“, a profile on the work of PBS faculty member Robert Reinhart. From the article: Robert Reinhart calls the medial frontal cortex the “alarm bell of the brain.” “If you make an error, this brain area fires,” says Reinhart, an assistant professor of psychological and brain […]