- January 17, 2007
gave an invited address, "Preparing Students for a Measured Life: Teaching Quantitative Reasoning across the Psychology Curriculum", at the National Institute for the Teaching of Psychology, Jan. 3-6, 2007.
- January 4, 2007
was awarded support from the Wallin Faculty Development and Hewlett Presidential Funds for a course release to restructure a required biological psychology lab course and to support NIH-funded grant activities involving undergraduate researchers testing autistic children at the UMN.
- December 19, 2006
chaired a session on attentional capture and presented research entitled "Paying attention to arousal: Emotional valence alone is not enough" in Houston, TX at the 47th annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Nov 19, 2006. Co-authors of the presentation were Carleton students Juliana Houston (2009), Alistair Johnston (philosophy, 2008), and UMN student Justin Jonas.
- December 19, 2006
presented research entitled "Individual and social factors contribute to conversational perspective taking" in Houston, TX at the 47th annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Nov 18, 2006. Co-authors of the research included Carleton alumni Rachel Vallens (cognitive studies, 2006) and Liam Reilly (psychology, 2006).
- December 18, 2006chaired a session and delivered a talk entitled, "Making Decisions with Your Spouse" at the annual meeting of the Psychonomics Society in Houston Texas, November 16-19, 2006.
- November 29, 2006
presented research entitled "Two tasks of social inequity aversion in cotton top tamarins" at the 47th meeting of the Psychonomic Society in Houston, TX on Nov. 17, 2006. Assisting her with that research project were psychology majors Elizabeth T. Johnson ’07, Katie Whillock ’08 (double major, with biology), Julia Greenberg ’08, and Vanessa Brown ’07. In attendance to present the research in Houston were Johnson, Whillock and Greenberg (along with Neiworth).
- November 21, 2006
co-authored a paper with Carleton alumni Amy Gleichman (neuroscience, ’05), Anne Olinick (psychology, ’04) and Kristen Lamp (psychology, ’05) titled "Global and Local Processing in Adult Humans, Five-year-old Children and Adult Cotton Top Tamarins" in the Journal of Comparative Psychology (Nov. 2006).
- September 28, 2006recently co-authored an article with Albrecht Inhoff and Ulrish Weger of SUNY, Binghamton, titled "The impact of letter detection on eye movement patterns during reading: Reconsidering lexical analysis in connected text as a function of task." The article was published in the June issue of the Quarterly Journal of Psychology. Research in the article considers whether the processing of syntactic information changes with reading task as measured by eye movement.
- September 18, 2006
and associate dean of the college Elizabeth Ciner have published a paper entitled "Decision-making styles in a real-life decision: Choosing a college major" in the journal Personality and Individual Differences. The paper was co-authored by Hope Altenbaumer '91, Heather Geerts '01, Allison Rupp '03, and Julie Wolfe '04. Galotti is also the author of an article entitled "The moral status of relational aggression in elementary school children" with Dianna Murray-Close '01 and Nicki Crick, professor of child development at the University of Minnesota. The article appeared in a recent issues of the journal Social Development.
- August 31, 2006
recently gave a paper entitled Quirks of Rhetoric: A Quantitative Analysis of Quantitative Reasoning in Student Writing, at the Joint Statistical Meetings in Seattle. He also led a workshop, "A Word About Numbers: Strengthening Student Uses of Quantitative Reasoning in Writing," at the Mathematics Across the Community College Curriculum Summer Institute in Leavenworth, WA. During the month of August he was also elected to the Board of the National Numeracy Network.
- August 23, 2006
co-authored an article with Janice Hassett '03 and Cara Sylvester '03 entitled "Face processing in humans and new world monkeys: the influence of experiential and ecological factors." The article appears on-line in the international journal Animal Cognition in August, 2006.
- June 26, 2006
served on the Cognition and Perception Study Section of the National Institute of Health's Center for Scientific Review in Washington, D.C.