Congratulations to our 2022 RISE fellow Amanda Derrell (second to the right) for winning Gold Medal for her presentation! We are so proud of you!! Are you an undergraduate student from diverse/underrepresented backgrounds? Do you aspire to become a researcher? Are you interested in pursuing a PhD in cognitive science or psychology? Check out RISE … Read More
Congratulations to our recent graduates Grace Grmek and Clara Angioletti for starting the next phase of their academic career! Grace is going to be a Clinical Research Coordinator at the Loggia lab at Harvard University, and Clara is going to be a Research Specialist at the University of Pittsburgh with Dr. Neil Jones. Congratulations! We … Read More
We are so proud of our graduating seniors, Grace Grmek and Clara Angioletti, for receiving the prestigious Henry Rutgers Scholar Award! Henry Rutgers Scholar Award recognizes graduating seniors who have completed outstanding independent research projects leading to a thesis in their major field of study or an interdisciplinary thesis. These awards are offered across all departments … Read More
Big congratulations to our own @JENNY LIN! She will start graduate school at U Mass in their prestigious School Psychology Educational Specialist program! We are so happy and so proud of you!
Congratulations to all of our fabulous lab members whose submissions have been accepted at the upcoming Cognitive Development Society Conference at Madison, WI! You will hear from us about: Are babies able to map how many things they see to how many sounds they hear? Poster by our undergrads Miaofan, Jarin, and Rahma! Can babies … Read More
Thanks to our lab members Rahma, Jasmine, Jenny Lin, and Robert, we have a new logo for the lab!
Congratulations to our undergraduate RA and recipient of the Science for Undergraduates (Project SUPER) fellowship, Jarin-Atu Aminu, on being accepted for the prestigious BA/MPH program at the Rutgers School of Public Health! We are so proud of you, Jarin!
We are super excited to welcome new members to our lab this Fall! We have four new undergraduate research assistants! Robert, Daniella, Walter, and Jenny! Dr. Marta and Dr. Vanessa are joining us as post-doc associates, and Ms. Kathleen is joining us as a first-year graduate student. Our lab is growing well and we are … Read More
Our research is featured in this week’s Rutgers Today (https://www.rutgers.edu/news/just-enough-information-will-motivate-young-children-learn-drive-curiosity)! The study was published in the journal Psychological Science (https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/0956797621994230) by Jenny Wang, Assistant Professor in Psychology. The study showed that preschool children are more motivated to learn when they know just enough to find the topic interesting, but not too much that it becomes … Read More
We celebrated the end of the academic year by hearing everyone present the project they have been working on. We also gave our best wishes to our graduating senior Lenny.