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.
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!
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.
— 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…
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…