Dr. Kathy Hirsh-Pasek was recently elected President Elect of the International Society on Infant Studies.
Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, Ph.D. has been awarded a 2015 James Mckeen Cattell Fellowship from the Association of Psychological Science.
Tania Giovannetti, Ph.D has been invited to attend the Advanced Psychometric Methods in Cognitive Aging Research conference from June 9-June 14 at the University of Washington Friday Harbor Laboratory.
Dr.Jason Chein and his student Gail Rosenbaum have been awarded seed funding for their project ” Risky Behavior in Adolescents–Mechanisms and Policy Implications”. The funding is from the FOX School of Business through the Young Scholars Interdisciplinary Forum, and the research is being done in collaboration with Dr. Vinod Venkatraman.
The work of Nora Newcombe and her colleagues at the Spatial Intelligence and Learning Center was highlighted recently on WHYY radio. The 3-minute feature focused on the malleability of spatial skills in adults. See: http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/local/the-pulse/61837-lost-in-space
A new paper in PLOS ONE by BCS graduate student Joni Saby and Developmental area director Peter Marshall was featured in Temple Today this week. See this link for more details: http://news.temple.edu/news/2013-11-05/brain-activity-study-shows-how-babies-learn-imitate
The work of Nora Newcombe and the Spatial Intelligence and Learning Center was highlighted in a recent article in the APS Observer looking at emerging fields of psychology. Nora’s cutting-edge work on the development of spatial cognition was mentioned as a key part of the growing area of educational neuroscience.
Alexandra Twyman has won the 2012-2013 award for best student paper published in Developmental Psychobiology for her article entitled “Malleability in the development of spatial reorientation” which was written with her advisor Nora Newcombe in collaboration with Tom Gould. Alex is a recent graduate of the Developmental Ph.D. program and is currently teaching part-time at…
Phil Kendall has been selected as the recipient of the 2014 Distinguished Scientist Award from the Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology, in recognition for his outstanding contributions to the field. Phil will receive the award at the 2014 APS meeting, where he will give a special address.
Lauren Alloy has won the Lifetime Achievement Award (Zubin Award) from the Society for Research in Psychopathology, which is an organization of the best psychopathology researchers in the world. Congratulations Lauren!