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Julie Neiworth

Julie Neiworth

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


Julie Neiworth teaches courses in primate cognition, the evolution of human cognition and mind, cognitive neuroscience, and animal and human learning. 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.

As Listed on Department Faculty Pages

Profile updated June 19, 2017

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