Lindsey Hildebrand, a Temple Psychology alumna who also works in Liz Gunderson’s lab, received one of four best poster awards at the IMBES Conference.
Alex Puhalla (Mike McCloskey’s student) won the 2016 Society for Psychophysiological Research (SPR) Student Travel Award and received an SPR Research Training Fellowship Award.
Daniel Moriarity (Lauren Alloy’s student) and Julia Case (Tom Olino’s student) each won a 2016 American Psychological Association of Graduate Students (APAGS) Psi Chi Junior Scientist Fellowship.
Taylor Burke (Lauren Alloy’s student) received an Honorable Mention for the 2016 American Psychological Association of Graduate Students (APAGS) Scott Mesh Honorary Grant for Research in Psychology. She placed within the top 5 submissions.
Nora Newcombe received an NSF conference grant towards the costs of the International Mind Brain Education Society (IMBES) meeting in Toronto.
Nora Newcombe was appointed Associate Editor of the new Psychonomics journal, Cognitive Research: Processing and Implications.
Nora Newcombe continued as Chair of the Cognitive Science Society Governing Board during 2015-16, culminating in the conference in Philadelphia. Just before the CSS conference, Nora chaired the Spatial Cognition 2016 committee.
Kathy Hirsh-Pasek’s new book “Becoming Brilliant” came out in June with a launch at the Brookings Institution. As of mid-September of 2016, it was 4th on the NYT bestseller list for books in parenting and 6th for books in education.
Kathy Hirsh-Pasek received a new NSF grant to work with colleagues from Rutgers and UC Berkeley to study active learning.
Kathy Hirsh-Pasek and colleagues have been awarded a grant from IES to extend ongoing language assessment working with down to two year olds.