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.
The Academy of Cognitive Therapy has selected Phil Kendall as the recipient of the 2016 Aaron T. Beck Award for “significant and enduring contributions to cognitive therapy”. The award will be presented to Phil at the ABCT 50th Anniversary convention in New York.
Kathy Hirsh-Pasek’s project entitled Urban Thinkscape has been named as one of the winners of KaBOOM’s Play Everywhere Challenge. This support, in addition to the main funding from the William Penn Foundation, will aid in creating the first cluster of Urban Thinkscape designs at 4001-05 Lancaster Avenue in Spring 2017. The Urban Thinkscape website can be…
Looking Towards the Bigger Picture by Dr. Tim Shipley Over the next year I will be working with our new chair (Peter Marshall) and other colleagues to document, disseminate, and support outreach and translation efforts related to the range of research that is going on across our department. Specifically, we hope to compile a ongoing…
The European Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (EABCT) held its European/international meeting in Stockholm, Sweden, in September 2016.
The EABCT organization decorated the convention center staircase with selected landmarks identified on each step. Notice that the work by Dr. Philip C. Kendall on child anxiety was selected as the landmark for the 1994 step (see pictures).