December 2013

Dec. 20, 2013

CU Psychology and Neuroscience undergraduate Megan Morgenthaler (neuroscience major) received the Chancellor’s Recognition Award at CU-Boulder’s winter graduation ceremony. One of only two students to be so honored, the award is in recognition of achieving straight As during her college career.Read more »

November 2013

Nov. 15, 2013

CU Psychology and Neuroscience Professor Emeritus Lyle Bourne (Cognitive) and College Professor of DistinctionAlice Healy (Cognitive) are the authors of a book entitled Train Your Mind for Peak Performance: A Science-Based Approach for Achieving Your Goals published by APA Books. Read more about this volume. CU Psychology and Neuroscience Professor... Read more »

October 2013

Oct. 5, 2013

CU Psychology and Neuroscience professor and Director of the Institute of Cognitive Science Marie Banich (Cognitive) has been awarded a 2013–2014 James McKeen Cattell Fund Fellowship. Presented in partnership with APS, the fellowship is awarded yearly to North American university faculty committed to developing scientific research in psychology and its... Read more »

September 2013

Sept. 18, 2013

CU Psychology and Neuroscience professor John Hewitt (Behavioral Genetics) was interviewed for an NPR segment because of some research published in Psychological Science . This research, authored by former Hewitt PhD student Angela Brant (now doing a postdoc at Penn State) and several other CU Psychology and Neuroscience faculty, showed... Read more »

August 2013

Aug. 21, 2013

CU Psychology and Neuroscience professor Matt Keller (Behavioral Genetics and IBG faculty fellow), was in the news for a study published recently in the journal PLOS Genetics. The research attempts to explain the fact that taller people tend to be slightly smarter as well. To what extent is this determined... Read more »

July 2013

July 17, 2013

CU Psychology and Neuroscience Director of Operations Carolyn James received a 2013 CU Shared Practices award for her idea regarding Research Administrators Meetings. Read more about this innovative idea and also see a list of more of the award-winning ideas .Read more »

June 2013

June 7, 2013

CU Psychology and Neuroscience graduate student Mark Travers, Professor Leaf Van Boven, and College Professor of Distinction Chick Judd (all Social), received some popular press in a blog in theNew Yorker for their research published in the journal Political Psychology. This research demonstrated that people assign a higher value to... Read more »

May 2013

May 17, 2013

CU Psychology and Neuroscience professor Don Weatherley (Clinical) is retiring after 53 years of service to the department. Check out a few pictures from his retirement party . CU Psychology and Neuroscience graduate student Laura Michaelson (Cognitive, mentored by Yuko Munakata) received the Sheryl R. Young Memorial Scholarship for the... Read more »

April 2013

April 12, 2013

CU Psychology and Neuroscience graduate student Jason Gwinn (Social, mentored by Chick Judd) was awarded a Summer Fellowship by the CU-Boulder Graduate School. These competitive awards help the recipient to pursue his or her dissertation research during the summer months. CU Psychology and Neuroscience graduate student Courtney Stevens (Clinical) and... Read more »

March 2013

March 16, 2013

CU Psychology and Neuroscience graduate student Jason Gwinn (Social) was in the news for a paper (co-authored with Social faculty Charles Judd and Bernadette Park) on the dehumanizing effects of social power to be published in the Journal of Experimental Psychology. He was interviewed about the research on the Colorado... Read more »

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