- September 23, 2016Sarah Meerts, Assistant Professor of Psychology, gave a talk titled "Experience and sensory input interact to affect mating behavior in female rats" at University of St. Thomas on September 23th.
- August 22, 2016Ken Abrams, Associate Professor of Psychology, led a symposium titled, "Traversing Boundaries: Incorporating Study Abroad into the Undergraduate Psychology Curriculum," at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association in Denver. He also presented a talk within the symposium titled, "Teaching Cross-Cultural Psychopathology in the Czech Republic." Other presenters included Dana Gross (St. Olaf College), Caroll Enns (Cornell College), and Dana Dunn (Moravian College).
- June 27, 2016Ken Abrams, Associate Professor of Psychology, co-led a workshop titled "Teaching Health Psychology at Liberal Arts Colleges" with Erin Henshaw (Denison University) at the Health Psychology in the 21st Century conference sponsored by the Alliance to Advance Liberal Arts Colleges (AALAC) and held at Smith College in Northampton, Massachussets.
- February 11, 2016
Ken Abrams, Associate Professor of Psychology, co-edited a book with Dana Gross (St. Olaf College) and Carol Enns (Cornell College) titled Internationalizing the Undergraduate Psychology Curriculum: Practical Lessons Learned at Home and Abroad and published by the American Psychological Association. Sharon Akimoto, Professor of Psychology, contributed a chapter on teaching cross-cultural psychology, and Neil Lutsky, William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Psychology, provided a chapter on faculty development to enhance internationalization. Abrams wrote chapters on the importance of internationalizing the curriculum and on teaching cross-cultural psychopathology in Prague.
- February 8, 2016Kathie Galotti, William H. Laird Professor of Cognitive Science, has a new edition of her textbook, Cognitive Development: Infancy Through Adolescence (2nd ed) published by Sage Publishers on January 13.
- February 8, 2016Neil Lutsky, William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Psychology, presented a paper "Better Than Average: Self-Evaluations in an Indian Sample," co-authored with Ashwini Ashokkumar of Ashoka University, Sonipat, India, at the 2016 Society for Personality and Social Psychology annual meeting in San Diego, California.
- January 14, 2016
Associate Professor of Psychology, recently presented a poster at the annual conference of the National Institute for the Teaching of Psychology (NITOP) titled "Sharpening Quantitative Reasoning Skills in a Summer Psychology Course for High School Students." The findings were from courses he taught at Carleton's Summer Quantitative Reasoning Institute. He also led an Idea Exchange on "Internationalizing the Undergraduate Psychology Curriculum."
- January 10, 2016
Assistant Professor of Psychology, published an article in the Journal of Memory & Language, "Many neighborhoods: Phonological and perceptual neighborhood density in lexical production and perception." This work, done with a collaborator at University of California Berkeley, examines common factors that influence both the perception and production of spoken language.
- November 1, 2015Kathie Galotti, William H. Laird Professor of Cognitive Science, along with co-authors Carl Bou Mansour '15, Michael Wheatman '15, Anna Smith '17, and Michael Schneekloth '17, presented a poster entitled "Liking, Defining and Thinking: Oh My! Ways of Knowing and Appraisals of Intellectual Activities" at the 2015 meeting of the Psychonomic Society in November in Chicago.
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
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.
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.