PBS is pleased to congratulate BU Psychology PhD alumna Dr. Amy Janes on becoming President-Elect of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence.
PBS is very pleased to congratulate BU Psychology Alumnae Sara Garcia & Terri Tanielian on their recent appointments to federal leadership positions in Education and Veterans mental health support. Sara Garcia is now at the Department of Education: Sara Garcia is coming to this position from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. While there, she […]
In a new article describing advancements in brain stimulation and its applications, the New York Times showcases recent work from Robert Reinhart’s Visual Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory. From the article: The findings reinforced the idea that personalized brain stimulation requires determining not just the right area to target but also the right rhythm at which to do […]
David I. Mostofsky (1931-2020) ‘A good man,’ said a former student; ‘he was mensch,’ said his collaborator of 48 years. David Mostofsky was born in Boston on September 19th, 1931. He graduated from Yeshiva-University in 1953 and was ordained as a Rabbi in 1955 before heading to Boston University. He received his Ph.D. in experimental […]
The Council of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has elected PBS Professor Stefan G. Hofmann to the rank of Fellow. This honor reflects Dr. Hofmann’s valuable contributions to science, in particular “distinguished contributions to the study and practice of cognitive behavioral therapy, especially for anxiety disorders.” The Department congratulations Dr. Hofmann […]
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.
People are turning towards comforting hobbies during this difficult time. In a recent Arts & Sciences profile, PBS student Emily Lynn Perelman talks about turning her artwork into a small business and how it came into play during her Yawkey Internship.
Pearl Hu and Lisa Smith are featured “Into the Breach”, an article on how BU community members are stepping up to fight the pandemic. In April, they and the Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders set up a support line for nurses on the pandemic’s frontlines.
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.
We are pleased to announce that Professor Alice Cronin-Golomb has received an Outstanding Mentor Award from the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program. We congratulate her on this honor!