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 »

February 2013

Feb. 15, 2013

CU Psychology and Neuroscience professor (Behavioral Neuroscience) and associate chair Theresa Hernández’s name appeared in the latest issue of Women’s Health magazine as an expert answering a question about acupressure. Read the question and answer in this excerpt from the magazine (2nd question on the page).Read more »

January 2013

Jan. 15, 2013

CU Psychology and Neuroscience professor Tor Wager (Cognitive) is the male 2013 Young Investigator Award winner given by the Cognitive Neuroscience Society. The purpose of the award “is to recognize outstanding contributions by scientists early in their careers.” Read a little more about the award on the CNS website ... Read more »

Older Department News

Dec. 31, 2012

(Many of the links below may no longer work. Our apologies.) December 2012 CU Psychology and Neuroscience Distinguished Professor Linda Watkins (Behavioral Neuroscience) was in the popular press in an announcement that she and her biomedical spinoff company are collaborating with a local veterinarian to test a new gene therapy... Read more »

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