In The Spotlight

Language, Cognition, and Neuroscience published Dr. Joe Toscano's paper, "Gradient acoustic information induces long-lasting referential uncertainty in short discourses"

Dr. Laura Getz's paper on her dissertation work "Questioning the automaticity of audiovisual correspondences" has been accepted for publication in Cognition journal.

Congratulations to Dr. Erica Slotter for being selected for the 2018 Sage Young Scholar Award. This award recognizes outstanding contributions to personality and/or social psychology by an early career scholar.

Dr. Irene Kan and MS and undergraduate students will be presenting a talk and a
poster (co-authored by Dr. Anna Drummey) at the upcoming Psychonomic Society annual meeting in Vancouver, BC. Kan, I. P., Drummey, A. B., O’Gorman, E. (MS Student) & Cushing, K. (CBN student) (2017). “The roles of semantic context and disjunctive syllogism in fast mapping” Psychonomic Society 58th Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Cushing, K., Drummey, A. B., & Kan, I. P. (2017).“Age-related memory positivity in semantic and episodic retrieval” Psychonomic Society 58th Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Dr. Irene Kan, Dr. Anna Drummey, MS students Shaina Garrison & Lee Rogers, and Psych alum Brian Emmert are publishing a paper entitled “The roles of chronological age and time perspective in memory positivity” in Aging, Neuropsychology &

Dr. Katina Sawyer is presenting at Harvard Law for the Women's Law Association on a panel on allies for gender diversity on October 20, 2017.

Dr. Christian Thoroughgood and Dr. Katina Sawyer co-authored a recent Harvard Business Review article with Dr. Katina Sawyer on how employers can better support
transgender employees who elect to undergo the gender transition process at work:


Dr. Matthew Matell organized a symposium entitled “Temporal Prediction: Dynamics in Single Neurons and Networks” and will be giving a talk entitled “Interaction of Temporal Predictions across Cues, Durations, and Behavioral Systems” at the Timing Research Forum Conference in Strasbourg, France the week of October 15, 2017.

Dr. Matthew Matell and MS Alum Rebecca Della Valle will have a paper published in Learning and Memory entitled “Temporal specificity in Pavlovian-Instrumental transfer”.

Abigail Benecke received a Graduate Travel Award from the Psychonomic Society for her project: "Classification of English Stop Consonants: A Comparison of Multiple Models of Speech Perception"