In Memoriam: Jerry Fodor (1935-2017)
It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Jerry Fodor. The world’s leading philosopher of mind, Jerry was at the forefront of the cognitive revolution, and a founder of the Rutgers Cognitive Science Center (RuCCS). RuCCS will have an event in Spring 18, and an event in Fall 18 in honor of his memory.
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).