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Andrew Lee, ScB Cognitive Science '13, Wins Beinecke Scholarship

Andrew Lee, a dual concentrator in Cognitive Science and Philosophy, has won the Beinecke Scholarship, which supports graduate studies for exceptional scholars.

Attachment Style as a Predictor of Anxiety in Romantic Relationships: New Published Work by CLPS Concentrators

Five undergradute CLPS concentrators have published original research on the topic: Attachment Style as a Predictor of Anxiety in Brown Undergraduates’ Romantic Relationships. Congratulations to Catherine McCarthy, Hannah Boettcher, Rebecca Lieberman, Meredith Mosbacher, and Bryan Russell!

Full text of the article is available from the Indiana Undergraduate Journal of Cognitive Science.

TA Applications Now Available for Fall 2012

UPDATE 04 August 2012: TA Applications for Fall 2012 are now closed.

We have opened up applications for undergraduate TAs for CLPS courses in Fall 2012. Please complete our online form to apply. You will need to login with your Brown University Google credentials to complete the form.

Ancient Form of Justice in Modern Baseball - New Paper by Prof. Fiery Cushman in Journal of Experimental Social Psychology

A new paper by Prof. Fiery Cushman, et. al., published in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, explores the phenomenon of the modern beanball and its relation to ancient vicarious punishment, where the punished is not the original transgressor. More information is available in the Brown Daily Herald. Full journal text available where licensed.

Erika Alexander, CLPS Graduate Student, Receives NSF Fellowship

Congratulations to CLPS graduate student Erika Alexander, who has been awarded a fellowship in the National Science Foundation Sponsored program "GK-12: Physical Processes in the Environment."

Victoria Flores Psych. AB '08 Awarded an NSF Fellowship

Congratulations to Victoria Flores (Psychology AB 2008), who has been awarded an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. Victoria will be pursuing graduate studies at the University of Chicago.

Lipsitt-Duchin Lecture, Tuesday May 1: "New Directions in Early Detection & Intervention in Autism"

Announcing the 2012 Lipsitt-Duchin Lectures in Child and Youth Behavior and Development:

"New Directions in Early Detection & Intervention in Autism"

Geraldine Dawson, PhD
Chief Science Officer of Autism Speaks and
Professor of Psychiatry at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Tuesday, May 1, 2012, 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Salomon 001, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island

A roundtable discussion on autism research in RI will be held from 2:00pm to 3:30pm in Salomon 001. All are welcome to attend. 

Co-sponsored by
Brown University's Centre for the Study of Human Development and
Rhode Island KIDS COUNT