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Post date: Wed, 07/08/2015 - 13:54

Jessica Payne, who received her PhD from our program in 2005 (Lynn Nadel, supervisor)  was awarded the Psychonomic Society’s Early Career Award this year. 

Post date: Wed, 05/13/2015 - 14:25

Congratulations to Ruth Robbins and her mom who, on October 10 will receive the “2014 UA Parents & Family Association Parent/Family of the Year Award” from the President.  The award is given to the parent/family of a current UA student to honor the support, guidance, encouragement, inspiration and positive influence in the life of the student.

Post date: Wed, 10/01/2014 - 11:23

Congratulations to Stephen Cowen who, along with his colleague Michael Heien in Chemistry and Biochemistry, recently received a grant from the National Science Foundation to support a project entitled, “BRAIN EAGER:  Integrated Measurement of Dopamine Release and Large-Scale Ensemble Activity in Behaving Animals.”  

Post date: Mon, 08/25/2014 - 12:43

Congratulations to Dr. Elizabeth A. Krupinski, professor of medical imaging, psychology, and public health at the Arizona Health Sciences Center, for being named a Distinguished Investigator by the Academy of Radiology Research.

Post date: Thu, 07/31/2014 - 08:54

Dr. Jean-Marc Fellous and his colleagues at the University of Florida (Tampa) and INSERM Lyon (France) were awarded a new grant from the National Science Foundation entitled "A replay-driven model of spatial sequence learning in the Hippocampus-Prefrontal cortex network using reservoir computing". The project involves computational neural modeling, cognitive robotics and high density electrophysiology in behaving rats.

Post date: Thu, 07/24/2014 - 09:18

Congratulations to Psychology PhD student, Dina Spano who just received a substantial grant from the Lejeune Foundation to support her work on sleep and learning in Down Syndrome.

Post date: Mon, 07/07/2014 - 10:04

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