PBS Professor Helen Tager-Flusberg has won the Lifetime Achievement Award of the International Society for Autism Research. Congratulations!
Category: Developmental Science
News related to the Developmental Science program.
PBS Professors Kimberly Saudino and Nicholas Wagner were recently profiled in The Brink, discussing their work on emotional development in children. Interested in what your young child’s behavior could mean for their future? The article explores what early callous-unemotional (CU) behaviors might mean for your child’s adult behavior.
Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences Deborah Kelemen was recently featured in The Brink, where she talks about her work designing evidence-based, kid-friendly learning tools to teach children about COVID-19.
Mihaela Barokova, a doctoral student of Dr. Helen Tager-Flusberg’s in the Developmental Science program, has been selected to receive a Short Term Summer Graduate Research Abroad Fellowship to support her travel and research in Bulgaria. This award is in additional to her regular graduate funding. We congratulate Mia on receiving this competitive GRAF award.
Associate Professor Donna Pincus is leading a new multi-site investigation of online therapy treatment for childhood anxiety, the largest of its kind. Details of the ambitious new initiative can be found in a new BU Today article. The BU study will work with almost 1,900 young people, ages 3 to 18, with mild to moderate anxiety, in […]
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!
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!
PBS Professor Deborah Kelemen has recently published How the Piloses Evolved Skinny Noses, a children’s book designed to teach the concept of evolution by natural selection to very young audiences. BU Today offers an in-depth profile on the book and how it came about. From the article: Conventional wisdom holds that natural selection is too complex for […]
PBS Prof. Emerita Jean Berko Gleason received the Roger Brown Award at the 14th International Congress of the International Association for the Study of Child Language in Lyon, France. The Department congratulates her on this honor!
PBS Professor Deborah Kelemen and the Child Cognition Lab recently published How the Piloses Evolved Skinny Noses, a book designed to teach young children about evolution. The book has since received positive attention. Professor Kelemen recently participated in a panel discussion (26 minutes in) with Professor Richard Dawkin’s on BBC Radio 4’s Start the Week, the UK’s largest cultural/arts […]