Undergraduate Research



Novel Reading and Social Policy

Homeless men and women sit on Boston’s sidewalk corners, jingling cups of change as we stride heedlessly by. January brings balmy days and sunny skies and we soak in the warmth without thinking of the heating planet behind it.



Chicken Hip Prosthetic Lab

Our experiment involved chicken femurs to model the process of creating a hip prosthetic as a learning exercise for high school students.


Worming our Way Towards Immortality

Although death is probably going to stay unavoidable for the foreseeable future, modern science may be able to minimize aging’s effects.




Going Through the Motions

The dynamic work of Dagmar Sternad and the Action Lab studies the complex and mostly unknown connections between the brain and its control of the human body.


Machine Learning and Psychology

When you think of Machine Learning, you imagine a vivid array of robots, computers and AI machines. Psychology isn’t the first thing that pops into mind.