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Julie Neiworth

Julie Neiworth

  • Laurence McKinley Gould Professor of the Natural Sciences and Psychology, Psychology


Julie Neiworth teaches courses in learning and memory, introductory psychology, neuropsychology of aging, cognitive neuroscience, and data analyses. She has published more than 25 articles on these topics, and has had NIH and NSF grants to support research more than half of her time at Carleton. She also manages a small colony of cotton top tamarin monkeys in a naturalistic socially-grouped environment. She was awarded fellow status in both APA and APS, and is a full member of the Psychonomic Society, a national organization for human and animal cognition. She was awarded the Walter Mink award for outstanding teaching by the Minnesota Psychological Association in 2010. She is also a consulting editor of the Journal of Comparative Psychology. She was chair of psychology from 1995-2001, and director of neuroscience from 2007-2010, and 2012-2014.

Education & Professional History

Reed College, BA, psychology; Michigan State University, MA, PhD, experimental psychology. Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Texas Medical School, Neurobiology and Anatomy, Houston, TX (NIH-funded).

At Carleton since 1988.

Courses Taught This Year

  • NEUR 395: Neuroscience Capstone Seminar (Spring 2019)
  • PSYC 300: Special Topics in Psychological Research (Spring 2019)
  • CGSC 396: Directed Research in Cognitive Studies (Fall 2019)
  • PSYC 367: Neuropsychology of Aging (Fall 2019)
  • PSYC 110: Principles of Psychology (Fall 2019)
  • PSYC 400: Integrative Exercise (Winter 2020)
  • PSYC 211: Laboratory Research Methods in Learning and Memory (Winter 2020)
  • PSYC 210: Psychology of Learning and Memory (Winter 2020)
Profile updated September 24, 2019

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