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SAS Student One of 15 Worldwide to Receive Ertegun Scholarship


You might say that Kevin Tobia is a Renaissance man. He graduates from Rutgers next month with degrees in philosophy, cognitive science and mathematics and is then off to the University of Oxford in England after being named one of only 15 students in the world to receive a full two-year graduate school scholarship bequeathed in the name of the founder of Atlantic Records and his wife.

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New Publications from Mark Baker and Veneeta Dayal

publicationsBaker, Mark. (2011) When agreement is for number and gender but not person. Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 29, 875–915.

Veneeta Dayal. (2011) Bare Noun Phrases. In Maienborn, von Heusinger, and Portner (eds.), Semantics: An International Handbook of Natural Language Meaning 33.2, Mouton de Gruyter.

Prof. Charles Gallistel receives D.O. Hebb Distinguished Scientific Contributions Award

randy gallistelProfessor Charles R. Gallistel received the American Psychological Association D.O. Hebb Distinguished Scientific Contributions Award.

The Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award honors psychologists who have made distinguished theoretical or empirical contributions to basic research in psychology. You can read more about it here:



Jillian Nguyen to receive an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

jill nguyenJill Nguyen has been selected to receive a 2012 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship. Jill has been working on visuo-motor control with Professors Elizabeth Torres and Thomas V. Papathomas as co-mentors since the summer of 2011. The fellowship will provide full 3-year support towards her doctoral studies. NSF Graduate Research Fellowship program:

CogSci 2011 Interview with Rochel Gelman

Interview with Dr. Rochel Gelman taken at the 33rd Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci 2011 Conference), which took place in Boston, MA.