Diane Chao Receives Psychonomic Graduate Conference Award

Doctoral student, Diane Chao was awarded a Psychonomic Society Graduate Conference Award for her poster presentation: “Effect of Reward Motivation on Directed Forgetting in Younger and Older Adults.” This is a competitive award based on the excellence of the candidate’s conference abstract. She will be presenting the research at the upcoming (virtual) conference.

Congratulations Diane!!

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Dr. Lui Receives Award

Dr. Priscilla has been awarded the Emerging Professional- Contributions to Research award from APA Division 45, Society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity and Race. Great work, Priscilla!

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Dr. Ritz named Editor-in-Chief!

Thomas Ritz was recently named the Editor-in-Chief of Biological Psychology, a major journal in the discipline. Congratulations, Thomas!

 

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Dedman College Master’s Degree Tuition Discount

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Kelli Sargent named 2021 P.E.O Scholar


Congratulations to Kelli Sargent for being named as a 2021 P.E.O Scholar. This prestigious award is a competitive, merit-based award that recognizes and encourages academic excellence and achievement by women in doctoral-level programs.

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Dr. Priscilla Lui wins 2019-2020 Golden Mustang Award

Please join us in congratulating Priscilla for being awarded the 2019-2020 Golden Mustang Award.

This award is given to a tenure-track junior faculty member whose teaching is consistently excellent, whose courses reflect thoughtful curricular development, and whose scholarship makes a meaningful contribution to the discipline and to student learning.

Priscilla is the first faculty member from the Psychology Department to win this award since its inception in 1985.

Congratulations, Priscilla!

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Margaret Sala hired as an Assistant Professor

Margaret Sala has just accepted a position as assistant professor at Yeshiva University in New York City!

Congratulations to her – and to her advisor, Austin Baldwin!

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Dr. Morton Ann Gernsbacher – Diverse Brains – October 25

The department will welcome guest, Dr. Morton Ann Gernsbacher, Vilas Professor and Sir Frederic Bartlett Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, on October 25, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. in the Sartain Room (11th floor, Expressway Tower) to share her research on the diversity of the brain, when neuroscientists should accentuate the differences, why individuals should accept their brain differences, and how society can accommodate those differences.

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Savannah Pham Receives Psi Chi Junior Scientist Fellowship

Graduate student, Savannah Pham has been chosen as a recipient of this year’s Psi Chi Junior Fellowship Award. The selection process for this award is highly competitive and only given to an estimated 9-12 students each year. Savannah has worked exceedingly hard for this, while working on multiple first and co-authored manuscripts as well.

Congratulations and job well done, Savannah!

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Project Support Goes International

Project Support is an intervention program for children living in violent families. It was developed by Drs. Renee McDonald and Ernest Jouriles with the support of the National Institute of Mental Health in the U.S. and is now being implemented internationally in Sweden. Click here for the full story.

Wonderful job Ernie and Renee!

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