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Schneider Receives Early Career Award!

May 24, 2017—Darryl Schneider who earned his Ph.D. in 2008 under the mentorship of Gordon Logan has been chosen as one of the 2017 Psychonomic Societies early career Award Recipients. The Psychonomic Society will confer scientific awards each year upon young scientists who Have made significant contributions to scientific psychology early in their careers. The purpose of the awards is to raise the visibility of our science and of our very best young scientists within the field, within the awardees’ institutions, in the press, and in the larger community. The Early Career Award is among the field’s highest honors given by the Psychonomic Society. Congratulations Darryl!


Congratulations Zach!

April 10, 2017—

Zach Roper, a Postdoctoral Scholar working in Geoff Woodman's Visual Cognitive Neuroscience Lab has been awarded an NEI grant titled " A comparative electrophysiological study on the mechanisms of selective attention". Well done and well deserved.

 


Congratulations Jennifer!

February 22, 2017—Jennifer Trueblood has received a two-year Research Fellowship from the Alfred P Sloan Foundation. These highly prestiguous awards are given “to stimulate fundamental research by early-career scientists and scholars of outstanding promise….in recognition of distinguished performance and a unique potential to make substantial contributions to their field. ”Congratulations Jennifer!!!!


Congratulations Geoff!

February 8, 2017—Geoff Woodman has been selected as a Chancellor’s faculty Fellow in the 2017 class, a title he will hold for two years. This is one of VU’s most prestigious awards, given to twelve recently tenured faculty to recognize their accomplishments and provide support and activities for further career development. This makes the second faculty member from our Department to be singled out for this distinction - Bunmi Olatunji was in the Class of 2015.


Congratulations Suzana!

November 18, 2016—

Suzana Herculano's book, entitled The Human Advantage, is reviewed in the November 24 issue of the New York Review of Books. https://www.nybooks.com/articles/2016/11/24/86-billion-neurons-herculano-houzel/


Bachorowski Interviewed on NPR!

November 18, 2016—

NPR's Radiololab (Season 4, Episode 1) interviewed Jo-Anne Bachoroswki on her research on laughter. http://www.radiolab.org/story/91588-laughter/


Congratulations Megan!

September 23, 2016—

Megan Ichinose is on the Chancellors mental health initiative committee!

 

https://www.vanderbilt.edu/chancellor/committees/chancellors-strategic-planning-committee-on-mental-health-and-wellbeing/


Congratulations Isabel & Tom!

September 12, 2016—Congratulations on a new three-year grant from the National Science Foundation on Measuring, Mapping, and Modeling Perceptual Expertise; PI is Isabel Gauthier, co-PI is Thomas Palmeri, and Senior Investigators are Sun-Joo Cho from Vanderbilt, Gary Cottrell from UCSD, and Mike Tarr and Deva Ramanan from Carnegie Mellon. This project supports a collaborative interdisciplinary research network that aims to develop measures of individual differences in visual recognition, relate behavioral and neural markers of individual differences, develop models that explain individual differences, and relate models with neural data.


Congratulations, David and Camilla!

September 9, 2016—Study of Mathematically Precocious Youth Discussed in Nature The SMPY (Study of Mathematically Precocious Youth) was the topic of a feature news article published in the journal Nature on September 8th. The SMPY was found by Professor Julian Stanley in 1972, and is now run by Professor David Lubinski and Dean Camilla Benbow. Congratulations to David and Camilla on a fascinating article about an amazing research study.


Congratulations Steve!

September 7, 2016—Steve Hollon has won the 2016 Joseph Zubin award from the Society for Research in Psychopathology (SRP)! The SRP bestows this award each year to one deserving individual for lifetime contributions to the understanding of psychopathology. It was established in 1986 and officially named the Joseph Zubin Award in 1990. It is considered the most prestigious award for psychopathology research.

See 

http://www.psychopathology.org/awardwinners

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Zubin_Award

 



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