Leah Sheline, a graduate student working with Dr. Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, has been awarded an NSF GRFP Fellowship.
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.
Kathryn Devlin, a graduate student in Dr.Tania Giovannetti’s lab, has been awarded a 2014 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship. This prestigious award provides funding for three years of graduate study.
Jessica Collins, (a BCS graduate student of Ingrid Olson) has accepted a postdoctoral fellowship at MGH working in the labs of Brad Dickerson and Lisa Feldman Barrett where she will study social and affective information processing deficits in individuals with frontotemporal dementia.
Benjamin Deck, a student of Dr.Tania Giovannetti, has just been selected to participate in the 2014 Diamond Research Scholars Program for his project entitled “Everyday Functioning in Parkinson’s Disease Dementia: Understanding Impairment Through Analysis of Action and Language Errors and Comparison to Alzheimer’s Disease” Each Diamond research Scholar receives $4,000.
Two BCS graduate students, Jessica Collins and Karla Fettich–both students of Ingrid Olson, were awarded fellowships to the University of Michigan summer brain imaging institute.
Vanessa Troiani, Ingrid Olson’s postdoc, was just awarded an NIH F31 grant. The tenure of this grant will be short because she also just accepted a position as an assistant professor at the Geisinger-Bucknell Autism and Developmental Medicine Center.
Our research, under the direction of Tania Giovannetti focuses on two topics–everyday functioning and the effect of vascular disease on cognition. Simple everyday tasks, like coffee making, are quite complex from a neurocognitive perspective. Visual systems are recruited to find and identify objects, spatial and motor systems to grasp and use objects, memory processes are…Details
Psychology Doctoral Candidate, Steven Simmons (a student of Dr. Thomas Gould) has been selected to attend the Prestigious 64th Lindau Nobel Laureate meeting in Germany.
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Eric Schlesinger received his BA in Psychology from Temple University in 1973. While an undergraduate, he was a Resident Assistant in the dorms for two years, and was introduced to the profession of college student development. Eric earned an MS in Counseling & Personnel Services from SUNY Albany, and began his career as the Assistant Director of…Details