- 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.
- 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.
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.
- March 9, 2015
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
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 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.
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
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."
Strand presents at the Auditory Perception, Cognition, and Action Meeting and the Meeting of the Psychonomic SocietyDecember 8, 2014
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.