Dr. Elizabeth Torres Discovers a Way to Detect and Measure Female Autism, Asperger's
Dr. Torres and her lab members have made a breakthrough discovery. They found that tracking and measuring the involuntary head movements revealed in functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) scans offers a new, more accurate way to detect autism in girls.
Dr. Alvin Goldman Receives Chancellor’s Professor in the Arts and Humanities
One of the initiatives of the New Brunswick Strategic Plan is the Chancellor's Professorship in the Arts and Humanities. This one-year honorary title is given to a preeminent faculty member from an arts and humanities discipline at Rutgers-New Brunswick.
We are excited to announce that Alvin Goldman, Distinguished Professor in the Department of Philosophy in the School of Arts and Sciences, has been nominated and chosen to receive this honor for the 2017-2018 academic year.
Cognitive Science Undergraduate Major Approved
We are excited to announce that the Center for Cognitive Science now offers a Bachelors Degree in Cognitive Science (B.A.). Beginning Fall 2017, students will be able to declare the new Cognitive Science Major using myMajor. Click here for more info.
New York Times Article on John McGann's Research on Olfaction
Dr. Syrett Receives "The Presidential Fellowship for Teaching Excellence" Award
Congratulations to Dr. Kristen Syrett who received the award "In recognition of her passionate dedication to teaching and mentoring, her ability to make materials relevant to students and her strong commitment to providing direct research experience to undergraduates."