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The Department of Psychology at Tufts University conducts cutting-edge research aimed at understanding the causes and consequences of mental processes and behavior. Our work addresses social, cognitive, and neural levels of analysis. We are innovative and interdisciplinary in our approach and emphasize understanding phenomena that have a direct impact on society.
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Department of Psychology
Tufts University
490 Boston Ave.
Medford, MA 02155

Office: 617.627.3523
Fax: 617.627.3181

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Psychology Building


New Joint PhD program in Cognitive Science!
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Course Listings:
Spring 2014 Course Booklet >
Fall 2014 Course Booklet now available >

Spring 2014 Office Hours:
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Congratulations to:
Dr. Ayanna Thomas, who was recently promoted to the rank of Associate Professor with tenure!

Dr. Emily Bushnell, who has been honored with Professor Emeritus status.

Job Opportunities:
Assistant Professor, Cognitive Neuroscience >
Associate or Full Professor, Cognitive Science >
Lecturer, Clinical Psychology >


Lecture: Cognitive and Brain Sciences
Wednesday, Apr. 9, 2014

Speaker: Florian Jaeger, Univ. of Rochester
Title: "The dual role of prediction errors: Adapting syntactic expectations"
Time & Location: 4:00pm; Kreplick Conference Room, Tufts University, Medford Campus

Lecture: Cognitive and Brain Sciences
Monday, Apr. 14, 2014

Speaker: Jennifer Gutsell, Brandeis University
Title: "Resonating with Friend and Foe: A Functional Approach to Group Biases in Motor Resonance"
Time & Location: 4:00pm; Kreplick Conference Room, Tufts University, Medford Campus

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