Faculty News

Findings support the effectiveness of programs that give money directly to alleviate poverty not just due to the positive economic effects, but also because of the reduction in stress and increased happiness.
Posted: May 5, 2016

Students with influence over peers reduce school bullying by 30 percent.
Posted: January 6, 2016

Professor Adele Goldberg uses a brain scanner to figure out how subjects processed metaphors and whether or not people implicitly imagine the physical sensation behind a metaphor as they use them.
Posted: December 17, 2015

Stacey Sinclair discovers that in situations where people feel uncertain or want to be liked, they shift their behavior to match the values of the surrounding group.
Posted: November 12, 2015

From Behavior to Neural Dynamics: An Integrated Theory of Attention​
Posted: October 9, 2015

Baby talk: Looking inside young minds for clues to early learning​
Posted: October 1, 2015

Jonathan Pillow, assistant professor of psychology and the Princeton Neuroscience Institute, aims to understand the brain by using math and statistics to make sense of the reams of information collected by brain-imaging studies.
Posted: September 17, 2015