Jonathan Stange a Clinical Psychology PhD student working with Lauren Alloy was selected to attend the 65th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in Lindau, Germany in 2015.
Jennifer Francesconi, a Psychology major working with Vinay Parikh received the Undergraduate Research Grant from Psi Chi, The International Undergraduate Honors Society. She will be investigating neural mechanisms of functional compensation in aging using a decision-making task. The award carries $1,200 to defray the cost of research project.
Jasmine Ford, a Psychology Honors student working in Vinay Parikh’s lab received the Diamond’s Peer Scholars Grant to study neural substrates of individual variation in age-related effects on attentional capacities. She will receive a stipend of $4,000 to work on this project during summer.
Vinay Parikh and Tom Gould received an RO3 grant from NIDA to study how cognitive flexibility is affected during nicotine withdrawal. This is a two-year grant with a total cost of $156,000.
Three faculty members were awarded new chairs and honored this year at the Chair’s Dinner:
Lauren Alloy: Carnell Chair
Nora Newcombe: Carnell Chair
Rick Heimberg: Bolton Chair
Dr. Newcombe (along with three others) are being awarded the 2015 Distinguished Scientific Contributions to Child Development Award at the Society for Research in Child Development meeting in Philadelphia on March 20.
Elissa Hamlat and Jessica Hamilton (both Dr. Lauren Alloy’s students) each won Society for Science of Clinical Psychology (SSCP) Dissertation Awards. There were only 6 of these awards given out in the country and Temple (and Dr. Alloy’s Students) won a third of them.
Jonthan Stange, Dr. Lauren Alloy’s student, was selected to attend the 65th Nobel Laureate Meeting in Lindau, Germany for 2015.
Carrie Potter, Dr. Rick Heimberg’s student, has won a 2014 American Psychological Association Dissertation Research Award.
An article Nora Newcombe, PhD and colleagues suggests that playing with blocks and puzzles may build Children’s spatial skills. The article also appeared as a top Story in Science 360 News Service-National Science Foundation in January 2015.
See link below to read the article: