Psychology Achievements

  • Lutsky published a chapter

    February 3, 2017

    Neil Lutsky, William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Psychology, published a chapter, "Sharing a Full Measure of Psychology: Teaching the Introductory Course to Strengthen Quantitative Reasoning," in Dunn and Hard (Eds.), Thematic Approaches for Teaching Introductory Psychology (Cengage).

  • Lydia Henderson, '2016, and Julie Neiworth, Laurence McKinley Gould Professor of the Natural Sciences and Psychology presented the research "Evidence of Similar Reciprocity and Prosocial Behavior in Cotton Top Tamarins (Saguinus oedipus) and Adult Humans (Homo sapiens)" at the Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Boston, MA, November, 2016.
  • Julia Strand, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Violet Brown '17, and Hunter Brown '17, presented research at the annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society in Boston, Massachusetts. The project, "Keep listening: Grammatical context reduces but does not eliminate activation of unexpected words" used eye-tracking to evaluate how listeners incorporate contextual information during spoken word recognition.

  • Ken Abrams, Associate Professor of Psychology, recently gave an invited lecture in the department of psychology at the University of Florence. The title of his talk was "The Detection of Malingering in Clinical Settings."

  • Ken Abrams, Associate Professor of Psychology, gave an invited talk at the fourth annual Roma in Europe: Toward Representation and Recognition conference at the University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice, Czech Republic. The title of his talk was "Reducing Prejudice Toward the European Roma: Lessons from US History."

  • Simon presented at SSSP

    November 5, 2016

    Stefanie Simon, Robert A. Oden, Jr. Postdoctoral Fellow for Innovation in the Liberal Arts, along with a recent graduate Jae Eun Lee '16, gave a talk titled "Can Reframing the Label Feminist Reduce its Stigma?" at the annual conference of the Society of Southeastern Social Psychologists (SSSP) on November 5th, 2016 at Asheville, NC.

  • Putnam published a paper

    October 7, 2016

    Adam Putnam, Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology, published a paper titled "Optimizing Learning in College: Tips from Cognitive Psychology" in Perspectives on Psychological Science with co-authors Victor W. Sungkhasettee and Henry L. Roediger, III in Washington University in St. Louis.

  • Meerts published a paper

    October 3, 2016

    Sarah Meerts, Assistant Professor of Psychology, along with Carleton student collaborators and co-authors Jin Hong Park '15 and Ria Sekhawat '17, recently published a paper titled "Sexual experience modulates partner preference and mPOA nitric oxide synthase in female rats" in Behavioral Neuroscience.

  • Abrams published a paper

    September 28, 2016

    Ken Abrams, Associate Professor of Psychology, published a paper in the recently released Proceedings of the 2015 Symposium on Field Studies. The article was titled "Inducing 'Disorienting Dilemmas' through Visits to Psychiatric Institutions in Prague." The ACM sponsored symposium was held last July in Colorado Springs.

  • Sarah 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.
  • Ken 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).
  • Ken 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.