Psychologist Creates Tool for Measuring Memory

With support from a $2.9 million grant, Jamie Edgin is testing the effectiveness of an innovative touchscreen children's memory assessment that started as a homemade project. 

Psychologist Jamie Edgin studies human memory at the University of Arizona, where her research often involves working with very young children and children with intellectual disabilities.

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10/05/2016 - 10:11

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Jamie Edgin Awarded 5 Year Grant from National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Congratulations to  Jamie Edgin, who has just been awarded a 5-year grant from NICHHD. The goal of the multi-site study (with UC Davis and Drexel University) is to develop valid and sensitive measures of cognitive functioning in individuals with fragile X syndrome and Down Syndrome that can be used as primary outcome measures in clinical trials.

Published Date: 
09/23/2016 - 15:05

First Alfred W. Kaszniak Graduate Fellowship

Congratulations to graduate student Aubrey Wank. She is the first recipient of the fellowship established in honor of Dr. Al Kaszniak, to support first-year graduate students with research interests in the neuropsychology of emotion and aging.

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Published Date: 
09/22/2016 - 09:50

Department Newsletter | Undergraduate Student Spotlight

Kristina Stepanovic, Psychology Undergrad and recipient of the Fall 2016 College of Science Outstanding Senior Award

Kristina represents the best of what our psychology majors can accomplish in academics, research, and service before they graduate and move on to the next stage of their careers. Her record demonstrates the highest level of initiative, skill, and resourcefulness among this semester’s graduating class. 

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Department Newsletter | Alumni Spotlight

Roberta Diaz Brinton, PhD has been appointed inaugural director of the UA Center for Innovation in Brain Science at the University of Arizona Health Sciences. The Center for Innovation in Brain Science will accelerate the advancement of evidence-based clinical care of brain disorders caused by disease, genetics or trauma. 

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