- January 4, 2014
Sarah Meerts, Assistant Professor of Psychology, co-authored with Rosemary S. Schairer ('12), Molly E. Farry-Thorn ('13), Elliot G. Johnson ('13), and Helen K. Strnad ('14) an article in Hormones and Behavior titled "Previous Sexual Experience Alters the Display of Paced Mating Behavior in Female Rats."
- December 9, 2013
Ken Abrams, Associate Professor of Psychology, co-authored with two colleagues at the University of Florence an article in the journal Depression and Anxiety titled "Effects of Nicotine Withdrawal on Panic-Like Response to Breath Holding: A Placebo-Controlled, Double-Blind, Cross-Over Patch Study."
- November 28, 2013
Julia Strand, Assistant Professor of Psychology, published an article with Andrea Simenstad ('13), Allison Cooperman ('13), and Jonathon Rowe ('14) in Memory & Cognition titled "Grammatical context constrains lexical competition in spoken word recognition."
- September 19, 2013
Kathleen M. Galotti, Professor and Director of Cognitive Science, was recently granted an endowed chair. She is now the William H. Laird Professor of Cognitive Science.
Julie Neiworth, professor of psychology and director of neuroscience, was recently elected a "Fellow" by the Association for Psychological Science (APS), an honor given for sustained and outstanding distinguished contributions to psychological science.
Julia Strand, Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology, along with Carleton student collaborators and co-authors Andrea Simenstad '13, Allison Cooperman '13, and Jonathon Rowe '14, presented research on spoken word recognition at the Association for Psychological Science annual meeting in Washington D.C. on May 25.
- April 22, 2013
Kara Sage, Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology, received an APA Division 7 Early Career Research Grant to launch a new research project entitled "iLearn: Can utilizing tablet technology reduce the 2D deficit effect in children’s learning?"
- April 1, 2013
Julia Strand, Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology, recently gave an invited talk to the University of California, Berkeley Linguistics Department Colloquium, titled "Recognizing words by sight and sound: Lexical competition and the mental lexicon."
- February 25, 2013
Neil Lutsky, William R. Kenan, Jr., Professor of Psychology, gave talks to the faculties at Lewis & Clark College and Willamette University in Oregon, February 14 and 15, on "How Teaching Quantitative Reasoning Serves a Liberal Arts Curriculum." Lutsky serves as the consultant for the schools' Teagle grant on quantitative reasoning.
- February 4, 2013
Neil Lutsky, William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Psychology, presented the paper "What Aspects of Traits Correlate with Subjective Well-Being?" at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, in New Orleans on January 19.
- January 7, 2013
Ken Abrams, Assistant Professor of Psychology, recently gave two invited talks at the University of Florence. The first was titled, "Empirically-Keyed and Factor-Analytic Methods of Personality Test Construction," and the second was titled, "Provoking Panic in the Laboratory: The Use of Respiratory Challenges to Study Why Smoking Promotes Panic Disorder."