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.
Ken Abrams-"Does Nicotine Withdrawal Promote Panic? Findings from a Placebo-Controlled Patch Study Employing a CO2 Rebreathing Procedure."November 3, 2014
Associate Professor of Psychology, presented a poster co-authored with Kate Cieslowski '15, Stacey Johnson '15, Sam Krimmel '15, Caroline Kryder '14, Ari Melum '14, and Helen Strnad '14 at the 122nd annual conference of the American Psychological Association (APA) in Washington, D.C. The poster was titled "Does Nicotine Withdrawal Promote Panic? Findings from a Placebo-Controlled Patch Study Employing a CO2 Rebreathing Procedure."
Galotti and and alumnus Lacey (Dorman) Clare '09 publish article in the American Journal of PsychologySeptember 2, 2014
Kathie Galotti, William H. Laird Professor of Cognitive Science, and alumnus Lacey (Dorman) Clare '09, co-authored a recently published article entitled, "Goals, Styles, and Decisions: Changes and Interactions During the First Year of College." It appears in the American Journal of Psychology, volume 127, pages 383-396.
Ken Abrams, Associate Professor of Psychology,chaired a symposium titled "Developing International Programs in Psychology," at the annual meeting of the International Conference on Psychology Education (ICOPE) in Flagstaff, Arizona. The title of his talk within the symposium was "Developing and Leading a Term-Long Study Abroad Program." He also served as an invited panelist on a panel titled "Developing Student and Faculty International Partnerships, Activities, and Exchanges."
Julia Strand, Assistant Professor of Psychology, along with Carleton student collaborators and co-authors Allison Cooperman '13 and Jonathon Rowe '14, presented research on audiovisual integration in speech recognition at the 2014 meeting of the Association for Psychological Science in San Francisco.
- March 5, 2014
Julie Neiworth, Professor of psychology and director of neuroscience, has recently published an article in the Journal of Comparative Psychology entitled " Gestalt Principle Use in College Students, Children With Autism, Toddlers (Homo sapiens), and Cotton Top Tamarins (Saguinus oedipus)", with 10 Carleton student co-authors.
Neil Lutsky, William R. Kenan, Jr., Professor of Psychology, presented a paper titled "Personality Traits In Extremis: Are Trait Correlations Representative of General Patterns?" at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, held in Austin, Texas, February 13 through 15.
- 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."