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.
Contratulations to Dr. Pernille Hemmer!
Congratulations to RuCCS Executive Council member Pernille Hemmer on her promotion to Associate Professor with tenure in Psychology. Her research vigor and collaborate spirit is a major asset to the Rutgers community, and we are fortunate to have her as a colleague. You can find more about her research here.
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.