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Congratulations to Jarin!

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!

Welcome new members!

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 on curiosity featured in Rutgers Today!

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