Join us in congratulating Nora Newcombe for winning the 2014 William James Fellow Award, the highest award for research offered by the Association for Psychological Science. Nora will present an award address at the APS meeting in the Spring: Click here for more details.
Jonathan Stange (Clinical Ph.D. student), has won the American Psychological Foundation COGDOP Graduate Research Scholarship. The award is for Jon’s dissertation research, entitled “Inflexibility and vulnerability to depression.”
— Kim Fischer It’s good news for grandparents across the country and the world: Young children readily learn new words in conversations through live video chat technology, such as Skype or Facetime. Researchers have long known that youngsters have trouble learning new words from video or television screens, but that they are able to do so…
Two of Dr. Ingrid Olson’s Ph.D. students have accepted postdoctoral training fellowships: Lauren Richmond at Washington University with Jeff Zacks; and Laura Skipper at Georgetown with Peter Turkeltaub.
Dr. Nora Newcombe has been elected as a Fellow of Cognitive Science Society (CSS) . A distinguished society, CSS draws on computer science, linguistics and other component disciplines as well as psychology. Fellow nominations are limited to 10 per year.
Dr. Tom Gould has been invited by the National Academy of the Institute of Medicine to be on an Advisory Planning Committee on Potential Health Hazards Associated with Consumption of Caffeine in Food and Dietary Supplements.
2 Psychology Professors accepted to the 2013 American Psychological Association (APA) Leadership Institute for Women in Psychology
Dr. Deborah Drabick and Dr. Tania Giovannetti have been accepted to the 2013 American Psychological Association (APA) Leadership Institute for Women in Psychology (LIWP) (to be held October 2013) in recognition of their outstanding career achievements and demonstrated leadership potential. Established by the APA Committee on Women in Psychology, the APA LIWP’s mission is to…