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  • June 1, 2015

    Strand and Slote '16 publish article in Behavior Research Methods

    Julia Strand, Assistant Professor of Psychology, and Joseph Slote '16, published an article titled, "Conducting spoken word recognition research online: Validation and a new timing method," in Behavior Research Methods.

  • May 11, 2015

    Neiworth and Groesbeck present at MPA

    Professor of Psychology, Julie Neiworth, delivered an invited talk at the Midwestern Psychological Association meeting in Chicago on May 1. It was entitled "Reconsidering Cognitive and Social Processes in Cotton Top Tamarins." Liz Groesbeck '15 also presented a poster on memory deficits in aging tamarins, sponsored by Neiworth, as part of the Psi Chi Midwestern Poster Session at MPA.

  • May 4, 2015

    Neiworth gives invited talk at Midwestern Psychological Association in Chicago.

    Julie Neiworth, Professor of Psychology, delivered an invited talk at the Midwestern Psychological Association meeting in Chicago on May 1st. It was entitled "Reconsidering Cognitive and Social Processes in Cotton Top Tamarins." Senior Liz Groesbeck (2015) also presented a poster on memory deficits in aging tamarins, sponsored by Neiworth, as part of the Psi Chi Midwestern Poster Session at MPA.

    Liz Groesbeck at MPA 

  • March 9, 2015

    Meerts presents at Oberlin College

    Sarah Meerts, Assistant Professor of Psychology, taught a team-based learning workshop and gave an invited research talk to the Neuroscience Department at Oberlin College titled "Experience and sensory input interact to affect mating in female rats."

  • January 12, 2015

    Meerts publishes article with student co-authors

    Assistant Professor of Psychology Sarah Meerts, along with co-authors Helen Strnad '14, and Rosemary Schairer '12, recently published an article titled "Paced mating behavior is affected by clitoral-vaginocervical lidocaine application in combination with sexual experience" in the journal Physiology and Behavior.

  • January 5, 2015

    Julia Srand and student co-authors publish article

    Julia Strand, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Allison Cooperman '13, Jonathon Rowe '14, and Andrea Simenstad '13, published an article titled, "Individual differences in susceptibility to the McGurk effect: Links with lipreading and detecting audiovisual incongruity," in the Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research.

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  • January 5, 2015

    Sarah Meerts and student co-authors present at conference in Washington D.C.

    Sarah Meerts, Assistant Professor of Psychology, presented three posters at the annual Society for Neuroscience conference in Washington, D.C. with Carleton student co-authors. Helen Strnad '14, Tanner McNamara '15, and Alyssa Puritz '15, presented "Mating-related reward and motivation in Wistar and Long-Evans female rats." Leigh Dairaghi '15 and Noah Mason '15 presented "The effects of pubertal hormones on sensory discrimination and neural response to vaginocervical stimulation in adult female rats." Tanner McNamara '15, Sophie Guterl '15, and Gracie Klumpp '15, presented "Conditioned scented object preference as a task to measure reward in adult female rats."

  • December 8, 2014

    Abrams gives talk at the University of South Bohemia in Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic

    Associate Professor of Psychology, gave an invited talk at the "Roma in Europe: Toward Representation and Recognition" conference at the University of South Bohemia in Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic. The title of his talk was "Countering Prejudice: Findings from Research in Social Psychology."

  • December 8, 2014

    Strand presents at the Auditory Perception, Cognition, and Action Meeting and the Meeting of the Psychonomic Society

    Julia Strand, Assistant Professor of Psychology, gave a talk titled, "Validating the Use of an Online Platform for Collecting Spoken Word Recognition Data," with co-author Joseph Slote '16 at the 2014 Auditory Perception, Cognition, and Action Meeting. She also presented a poster, "Grammatical Context Restricts Which Lexical Candidates are Activated During Spoken Word Recognition," with co-authors Andrea Simenstad '13, Jeffrey Berg '14, and Joseph Slote '16 at the annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society in Long Beach, California.

  • November 3, 2014

    Ken Abrams-"Does Nicotine Withdrawal Promote Panic? Findings from a Placebo-Controlled Patch Study Employing a CO2 Rebreathing Procedure."

    Associate Professor of Psychology, presented a poster co-authored with Kate Cieslowski '15, Stacey Johnson '15, Sam Krimmel '15, Caroline Kryder '14, Ari Melum '14, and Helen Strnad '14 at the 122nd annual conference of the American Psychological Association (APA) in Washington, D.C. The poster was titled "Does Nicotine Withdrawal Promote Panic? Findings from a Placebo-Controlled Patch Study Employing a CO2 Rebreathing Procedure."

  • September 2, 2014

    Galotti and and alumnus Lacey (Dorman) Clare '09 publish article in the American Journal of Psychology

    Kathie Galotti, William H. Laird Professor of Cognitive Science, and alumnus Lacey (Dorman) Clare '09, co-authored a recently published article entitled, "Goals, Styles, and Decisions: Changes and Interactions During the First Year of College." It appears in the American Journal of Psychology, volume 127, pages 383-396.

  • August 27, 2014

    Abrams chaired symposium titled "Developing International Programs in Psychology"

    Associate Professor of Psychology, chaired a symposium titled "Developing International Programs in Psychology," at the annual meeting of the International Conference on Psychology Education (ICOPE) in Flagstaff, Arizona. The title of his talk within the symposium was "Developing and Leading a Term-Long Study Abroad Program." He also served as an invited panelist on a panel titled "Developing Student and Faculty International Partnerships, Activities, and Exchanges."

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