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Congratulations Jeff!

December 19, 2014—Professor Jeffrey Schall has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Association fellows are elected by their peers for advancing science or its applications. Schall, the E. Bronson Ingram Professor of Neuroscience and professor of ophthalmology and visual sciences, was elected for his groundbreaking work regarding visual perception, cognitive control and decisionmaking.


Congratulations to Ben and Anat!

November 26, 2014—Dr. Benjamin-Tamber Rosenau and Anat Fintzi, post-doctoral fellow and graduate student in the laboratory of Dr. René Marois, respectively, have won the best poster award at the 2014 Object Perception, visual Attention, and visual Memory (OPAM) annual conference held in Long Beach, CA, for their work on the spatial resolution of visual working memory. This award is given in recognition of the best research (poster division) presented at this conference.


Dr. Kei Fukuda wins the APA Division 3 award for best Psychonomic Society poster!

November 24, 2014—We would like to congratulate Dr. Kei Fukuda, postdoctoral researcher in Prof. Geoff Woodman’s lab, for winning the American Psychological Association’s Division 3 award for best Psychonomic Society poster at the annual meeting in Long Beach, California. This prestigious early career award recognizes excellent work in the experimental domain. Great work, Kei!


Congratulations Kris!

October 27, 2014—Kris Preacher won the Tanaka Award for Best Article of 2013 in the journal Multivariate Behavioral Research. This award was given by the Society for Multivariate Experimental Psychology for the article: Preacher, K.J., Zhang, G., Kim, C., & Mels, G. (2013). Choosing the optimal number of factors in exploratory factor analysis: A model selection perspective. Multivariate Behavioral Research, 48, 28-56.


Welcome Anita Disney!

October 2, 2014—The Department of Psychological Sciences would like to welcome our newest faculty member. here is a news piece on her work.

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Congratulations, Pooja!

September 30, 2014—Pooja Balaram, a graduate student in Jon Kaas' lab, has won the 2014 Krieg Cortical Scholar Prize awarded by the Cajal Club Foundation to a junior neuroscientist who has conducted exemplary research on the cerebral cortex and/or its connections.


Congratulations to Vanderbilt all-University Undergraduate Research Fair award winners!

September 23, 2014—"We would like to extend a hearty congratulations to our undergraduate students who made award winning presentations in Vanderbilt’s recent Undergraduate Research Fair.” From A&S Psychology First Place Julia Zhu ’15 – Psychology “Improving Error Monitoring in Schizophrenia Through Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation” Advisor: Dr. Sohee Park, Psychology In a tie for Second PlaceSydney Waitz-Kudia ’15 – Psychology and English “Media Influence on Non-Suicidal Self-Injury” Advisor: Dr. David Cole, Psychology & Human Development From Peabody Psychology First Place Meghan Collins ’15 – Neuroscience & Cognitive Studies “Decoding the deficit: across-task analysis of memory impairments in schizophrenia” Dr. Sean Polyn, Psychology In a tie for Second Place Junyi Chu ’15 – Child Development & Cognitive Studies “The Role of Phonological Awareness and Inhibition in Reading” Dr. Bethany Rittle-Johnson, Psychology & Human Development


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Events

January 7, 2015 – CCN Brown Bag Series: Kristy Snyder

Kristy Snyder, Department of Psychology (Logan Lab), Vanderbilt University

Wednesday, 1/7/15

12:10 p.m.

Wilson Hall 115

Title and Abstract TBA


January 14, 2015 – CCN Brown Bag Series: Lisa Fazio

Lisa Fazio, Ph.D., Department of Psychology and Human Development, Vanderbilt University

Wednesday, 1/14/15

12:10 p.m.

Wilson Hall 115

"Knowledge-Neglect – When people fail to use relevant knowledge"


January 21, 2015 – CCN Brown Bag Series: Keisuke Fukuda

Keisuke Fukuda, Ph.D., Department of Psychology (Woodman Lab), Vanderbilt University

Wednesday, 1/21/14

12:10 p.m.

Wilson Hall 115

Title and Abstract TBA


January 28, 2015 – CCN Brown Bag Series: Jeff Annis

Jeff Annis, Ph.D., Department of Psychology (Palmeri Lab), Vanderbilt University

Wednesday, 1/28/15

12:10 p.m.

Wilson Hall 115

Title and Abstract TBA


February 4, 2015 – CCN Brown Bag Series: Katie Ryan

Katie Ryan, Department of Psychology (Gauthier Lab), Vanderbilt University

Wednesday, 2/4/15

12:10 p.m.

Wilson Hall 115

Title and abstract TBA


February 11, 2015 – CCN Brown Bag Series: Lewis Baker

Lewis Baker, Psychology and Human Development, Vanderbilt University

Wednesday, 2/11/15

12:10 p.m.

Wilson Hall 115

"Automatic visuospatial perspective taking in complex layouts"


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