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Azucena Gonzalez is the recipient of the 2014 Outstanding Senior Award for the Department of Psychology.  Azucena conducted an original empirical honors thesis on acculturation and responses to bias in a health care setting, conducted in Spanish and English.  In addition, she volunteers as a transfer student assistant.  Congratulations, Azucena!

Post date: Tue, 03/25/2014 - 08:23

Dr. Carol Barnes has been selected to receive the APA Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award. 

Post date: Tue, 01/07/2014 - 11:47

Psychology faculty members Daniel Sullivan and Jeff Greenberg have co-editied a book entitled Death in Classic and Contemporary Film:  Fade to Black, released by Palgrave Macmillan last month.  Thi interdisciplinary volume is the first anthology dedicated exclusively to psychological issues concerning how death and fear of death are portrayed in cinema.  The 15 chapters written by psychologists, film scholars, philsophers and filmmakers offer an array of perspectives on this topice... Read more

Post date: Tue, 11/05/2013 - 20:45

The Society for Neuroscience named Dr. Carol Barnes the recipient of the Ralph W. Gerard Prize in Neuroscience.  The Gerard Prize honors an outstanding scientist who has made significant contributions to neuroscience.  Dr. Barnes was among the first neuroscientists to investigate how normal aging affects the brain circuitry underlying cognitive processes such as memory.  Dr. Barnes has employed a variety of scientific techniquest to uncover... Read more

Post date: Fri, 11/01/2013 - 08:25

Dr. Jean-Marc Fellous and his colleagues at Harvard University, the Salf Institute, The University of California San Diego and the University of California Riverside were awarded a $7.5M 5-year grant by the Office of Naval Research.  The grant is entitled "Memory Consolidation During Sleep in Humans, Rodents, and Computational Models" and Dr. Fellous will be in charge of elucidating the mechanisms of memory consolidation at the single neuron-level in the rodent. 

Post date: Tue, 10/15/2013 - 14:31

Dr. Lynn Nadel has been awarded the International Sisley-Jerome Lejeune Award for 2013 for his work on Down Syndrome.  Dr. Nadel will presented with the award in Paris in October 2013.

Post date: Thu, 07/11/2013 - 11:06

Marco Contreras, Ph.D. from Chile is one of 10 Pew Latin American Fellows in the Biomedical Sciences recently named by the Pew Charitable trust.  The program provides support for two years of postdoctoral training in the laboratory of an established researcher in the United States. Marco will be joining the laboratory of Associate Professor Jean-Marc Fellous.

Post date: Fri, 06/14/2013 - 15:19

Please see the link for a story on graduate student Kalim Gonzales' research that he did in collaboration with Andrew Lotto in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences.

 

 

http://uanews.org/story/ua-research-demonstrates-how-bilinguals-switch-between-languages

Post date: Tue, 05/21/2013 - 10:15

Click here to read about recent research by Psychology Graduate Student, Joseph "Jay" Sanguinetti and Psychology Faculty Dr. John Allen

Post date: Mon, 05/20/2013 - 15:23

The Galileo Circle is a society of individuals whose support is critical to the continue excellence in the sciences at The University of Arizona.  Annually, funding from the Galileo Circle is set aside for student scholarships in the College of Science.

 

For 2013, the following Graduate and Undergraduate students were awarded $1,000 Galileo Circle Scholarships:

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Post date: Fri, 04/26/2013 - 15:53

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