November 5, 2020 — The Fall Colloquium Series beginning this Friday, November 6th at 2:30. Dr. Vishnu Murty will be joining us and talking on “Threat-related Arousal Disrupts Memory Cohesion”. Following the lecture, at 4pm there will also be a "Growing up in Science" talk--a more informal conversation about life in science with a focus on diversity (sponsored by the CIC).
November 5, 2020 — On Friday Nov 20th, there will be an event to mark Prof. Gordon Hall's retirement. A group of colleagues and students have organized to give short (and I expect quite FESTIVE) reflections on Gordon and his work, from 2:00-3:00pm. Gordon has extended an invitation to this event to all in the department - we hope to see you there!
October 27, 2020 — The Rapid Assessment of Pandemic Impact on Development - Early Childhood Study (RAPID-EC) led by Prof Phil Fisher of the Center for Translational Neuroscience, is an ongoing survey of the pandemic's effects on families with young children. The RAPID-EC study provides high-quality, quantitative evidence about how the pandemic is increasing stress in children and families, particularly in low-income and underserved communities.
October 27, 2020 — Congratulations to clinical area doctoral candidate Monika Lind for placing second in the American Psychological Association's "Psychological Science in 3" contest! You can view Monika's presentation at this link - the best 180 seconds you'll spend all day!
October 27, 2020 — We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 Departmental Graduate Awards:To honor the life and work of Norman Sundberg, the Norman D. Sundberg Fellowship in Psychology is given to outstanding Psychology doctoral students whose research focus is on cultural, community, clinical or personality assessment issues.
October 27, 2020 — Professor and Department Head Ulrich Mayr wrote an article in The Conversation addressing the question of whether people become more prosocial with age. He writes: