Newsletter Article

Interdisciplinary Research Initiatives (IRIS)

Significant advances in technology and scientific theory have begun to change the nature of scientific inquiry in recent decades. Many traditionally disciplinary approaches are combining forces to provide new, exciting, and more integrative perspectives on the basic question of why we behave the way that we do. Our new interdisciplinary and collaborative research efforts (described below) will not only keep our research programs on the cutting edge, but they will also position us to provide an even stronger foundation for our teaching mission.