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Sara Garcia & Terri Tanielian Take Federal Leadership Positions

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 […]

Robert Reinhart’s Research Featured in the New York Times

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 […]

In Memoriam: Emeritus Professor David Mostofsky

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 […]

Stefan Hofmann Elected A Fellow of the AAAS

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 […]

Kimberly Saudino and Nicholas Wagner Featured in The Brink

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.

Pearl Hu and Lisa Smith Featured in “Into the Breach”

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.