Third Annual Julesz Lecture on Brain Research
We are happy to announce the Third Annual Julesz Lecture on Brain Research by Dr. Vilayanur S. Ramachandran. The topic of Dr. Ramachandran's lecture is "What Neurology Can Reveal About the Human Mind: The Moving Mind: Body, Brain, and Creativity" and will take place on Saturday, February 1st, 2014 at 4:30pm in the Livingston Student Center, Livingston Hall in Piscataway, NJ.
Syrett publication wins award
Kristen Syrett has won The Annual Prize for the Best Paper Written by an Untenured Scientist for her new paper co-authored with Julien Musolino in Language Acquisition: A Journal of Developmental Linguistics, listed in the Publications section of this issue. Congratulations Kristen!
"The Rise of Consciousness and the Development of Emotional Life"
Dr. Michael Lewis' new book "The Rise of Consciousness and the Development of Emotional Life" is now available through Guildor Publications, Inc. - http://www.guilford.com/cgi-bin/cartscript.cgi?page=pr/lewis5.htm&dir=pp/dp
The FABBS Foundation Honors Dr. Rochel Gelman
Rochel Gelman is widely-recognized as a pioneer in the investigation of cognitive development. She is known for her ground-breaking empirical and theoretical contributions to the field. Her vision, coupled with her creative new protocols, called into question long-held assumptions about preschool children’s cognitive competence and paved the way for more recent traditions in developmental science. Over the course of her career, Gelman has developed an elegant theoretical framework that ...
Babies as biologists
Click to read "On Learning Animal-ness" - an article in a recent issue of National Geographic about the recent PNAS paper titled "Young infants have biological expectations about animals" by Peipei Setoh, Di Wu, Renée Baillargeon and our own Rochel Gelman.