New CORE Lab Publication: Beliefs about Human-Nature Relationships and Implications for Investment and Stewardship Surrounding Land-Water System Conservation

New CORE Lab Publication: Beliefs about Human-Nature Relationships and Implications for Investment and Stewardship Surrounding Land-Water System Conservation

New CORE Lab Publication: Beliefs about Human-Nature Relationships and Implications for Investment and Stewardship Surrounding Land-Water System ConservationClick here for the full paper This past November, Dr. John Coley, the principal investigator of the CORE lab,...

Start of the Semester at the CORE Lab!

Start of the Semester at the CORE Lab!

Start of the Spring Semester The CORE Lab is very excited to be back at work in the spring semester. Our teams are working on a wide variety of exciting projects! It is great to see all our lab members at our weekly lab meetings back in person (with some Zoom members...

CORE Lab Spotlight: Tobe Chima

CORE Lab Spotlight: Tobe Chima

We sat down with Coop Research Coordinator Tobe Chima to find out more about her take on the coop position, the CORE Lab, and life in general. What interested you about the CORE Lab coop position? I was really interested in being super involved in an academic research...

Plymouth Eco Art Installation

Plymouth Eco Art Installation

Members of the CORE Lab (Rachel Mutombo and Kyleigh Watson along with Dr. Coley), in collaboration with the Cognitive Laboratory for Environmental and Arts Research (CLEAR), participated in an event in Plymouth MA on Saturday 25th September that involved turning a...

Yian Xu and Jess Leffers Receive Ph.D. Hoods

Yian Xu and Jess Leffers Receive Ph.D. Hoods

Dr. Coley presented CORE Lab Ph.D.s Jess Leffers and Yian Xu with their doctoral hoods on Thursday Sept 9th in a formal hooding ceremony at Matthews Arena. Yian completed her PhD in August 2019, and is currently a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Conceptual Development...

First Day of (Grad) School!

First Day of (Grad) School!

We're delighted to welcome Joan Kim (L) and Eloise Davenport (R) to the CORE Lab as new doctoral students! Joan did her undergraduate work at Tufts University, where she earned a BS in Biopsychology and Environmental Studies, Communications. She is excited to learn...

CORE Lab Members Reconnect!

CORE Lab Members Reconnect!

A few weeks ago, senior members of the CORE Lab decided to gather for an in-person meeting over lunch! Aside from discussing usual CORE Lab business, we talked about crime podcasts, matchmaking, and Dr. Coley’s exciting trip. This was a great start to the summer! 

New CORE Lab Publication: Do I Know You? The Role of Culture in Racial Essentialism and Facial Recognition Memory in the Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition

New CORE Lab Publication: Do I Know You? The Role of Culture in Racial Essentialism and Facial Recognition Memory in the Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition

This past February, Jessica Leffers, fifth year doctoral student in the CORE Lab, published her work in the Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition. Her work examined the role of culture in racial essentialism - the belief that members racial categories...