Rutgers University and RuCCS learned of the allegations against Northwestern University Professor Peter Ludlow on Monday February 10. Rutgers University and the Center for Cognitive Science take these allegations extremely seriously. The university administration is actively looking into the matter.
Dr. Melissa Kibbe appointed as Assistant Professor
Congratulations to Dr. Melissa Kibbe, a recent RuCCS alumna, on her appointment as Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Boston University! Melissa obtained her Ph.D in Alan Leslie's Cognitive Development Lab for her work on object cognition in infants. She held a pre-doc fellowship under the NSF IGERT Program in Perceptual Science working in Dr. Eileen Kowler's Eye Movements, Vision & Cognition Lab, and was part of our Certificate in Cognitive Science program. Melissa is currently a post-doctoral research associate in Dr. Lisa Feigenson's Child Development Lab at Johns Hopkins University and will take up her position at BU later this year.
Paper by Prof. Syrett and Prof. Musolino wins award
Each year, Language Acquisition presents a Best Paper Award to an untenured researcher. Any article presenting original research (Research Articles or Brief Articles) whose first author is an untenured scientist (student or faculty) is eligible for the prize. The prize committee consists of the Editor-in-Chief, Brief Articles Editors, and Associate Editors, and award decisions are made by ...