Alumni Spotlight: Wayne Mackey

Wayne Mackey received his B.A. in Psychology from Temple in 2012 before embarking on a doctorate in Psychology from New York University. He completed his Ph.D. in 2016 and is currently a postdoctoral fellow in David Heeger’s Computational Neuroimaging Lab at NYU. Mackey’s research interests lie in how individuals select and remember goal-relevant information. “At…


Liz Gunderson presents at the AAAS Symposium

Liz Gunderson presented at the AAAS Annual Meeting in Boston. She discussed leveraging the home environment to promote early math learning and motivation. This was one of three presentations in a symposium highlighting current research on learning in informal (out of school) environments and how this research can inform practice and policy. Follow this link for more information about…


Debra Bangasser published in Scientific American Mind

Last falI, Dr. Bangasser co-chaired a mini-symposium at the Society for Neuroscience meeting on Sex Specific Mechanisms for Responding to Stress.  Based on this symposium, she was asked to write a magazine article for Scientific American Mind about the latest research on sex differences in stress responses.