Nicole King was awarded the Marilyn Shaw Award for Research Promise for her undergraduate Honors thesis and accepted an offer to join the graduate program at Ohio State where she will be working with Dr. Brandon Turner in the Model-Based Cognitive Neuroscience Lab.
Julien Musolino was one of the invited panelists at a roundtable on critical thinking and fake news organized by the University of Geneva, Switzerland on April 13, 2021.
Julien Musolino is one of the invited speakers at the Fifth International Vatican Conference. Other invited speakers include Anthony Fauci, Jane Goodall, Chelsea Clinton among many influential voices.
Laura Saad was awarded a Repperger Research Internship with Air Force Research Laboratory’s 711th Human Performance Wing. Selected individuals are appointed by the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE). Laura will be working on a research project entitled “Science of Understanding” with Dr. Leslie Blaha, June 7th – August 13th, 2021.
Pernille Hemmer was recently congratulated by the Federation of Associations in Behavioral and Brain Sciences (FABBS) as the winner of the 2021 Society for Mathematical Psychology Early Career Impact Award. This award is presented to early career scientists of FABBS member societies during the first 10 years post-PhD and recognizes scientists who have made major contributions to … Read More
Pernille Hemmer was invited as a Keynote Speaker at the conference Generative Episodic Memory (GEM21) held virtually in Bochum, Germany, February 16-18, 2021
Julien Musolino, Joseph Sommer, and Pernille Hemmer signed a book deal with Cambridge University Press. The book, provisionally titled The Science of Beliefs: A multidisciplinary Approach, is an edited volume dedicated to the scientific understanding of beliefs. The book will include chapters from leading international scholars in a range of disciplines including psychology, linguistics, economics, … Read More
Pernille Hemmer is part of a team of Rutgers researched who were recently awarded a $3 million grant from NSF to develop robots of the future. For the full story, click on the link below: https://www.rutgers.edu/news/rutgers-researchers-awarded-3m-grant-nsf-research-traineeship-robotics-future-improve-quality
Nipun Arora and his collaborators published a new paper entitled “Holographic Declarative Memory: Distributional Semantics as the Architecture of Memory” in the journal Cognitive Science. For the full length article, click the link below: Kelly Arora West Reitter 2020 HDM (PsyArXiv)
Laura Saad and Joseph Sommer will present their work at the virtual MathPsych/ICCM 2020 conference. The title of Laura’s presentation is Intentional Binding: an Unintentional Artifact? and Joseph’s presentation is entitled Are Supernatural Concepts Epiphenomenal?