April 17 - Dr. Angelica Lim Talk and Panel Discussion
Her talk "Building Robots with Emotional Intelligence" is at 1pm on Busch Campus, Pharmacy Building, Room 111 followed by "Panel Discussion: The Social/Ethical Implications of AI" at 5pm in College Avenue Campus, Voorhees Hall, Room 105.
April 14 - Workshop: Current Investigations in Bilingualism
Current Investigations in Bilingualism workshop brings together some of today's top researchers in the area to present high-quality empirical experimental evidence on what it means to be bilingual, how we identify individuals as bilingual, and what bilingualism looks like across subareas of language and across development. The workshopalso features a panel discussion devoted to community outreach, featuring students and faculty from Rutgers, with the goal of underscoring the connection ... (read more)
Papathomas, Silverstein and Farkas Team Awarded Grants by TechAdvance and NJHF
We congratulate the research team of Thomas Papathomas, Steve Silverstein and Attila Farkas, who have been awarded two grants to develop and test a patent-pending portable device as a diagnostic and evaluating tool for schizophrenia (SZ). The grants are funded by TechAdvance and the New Jersey Health Foundation (NJHF). They will support the final stages of developing a stand-alone application for a smartphone that will enable testing of SZ patients in their own environment, as well as experiments to test inpatients upon hospital admission.
Two Cognitive Science Certificate Students Awarded Fellowships by RDI2
We are thrilled to announce that two of our cognitive certificate students received the Fellowship for Excellence in Computation and Data Science from RDI2
- Malihe Alikhani (Computer Science, mentor: Matthew Stone)
- Ji Hye Ryu (Psychology, mentor: Elizabeth Torres).
"Many Animals Can Count, Some Better Than You"
Work by our very own Dr. Rochel Gelman, Dr. C. Randy Gallistel, and former student Dr. Jennifer Jacobs Danan was included in a report on animal counting published in the the New York Times on Feb 5, 2018.