Jeannine Scambray has just been selected for the TAMU President’s Meritorious Service Award, which recognizes excellence, integrity, leadership, loyalty, respect, and selfless service among staff at Texas A&M. Congratulations, Jeannine!
Kudos to Dr. Mindy Bergman for recently being awarded Reviewer of the Year by the Journal of Business and Psychology. According to Dr. Steven Rogelberg, Editor for the journal, her reviews were comprehensive, presented in a highly constructive and considerate tone, and very much captured the big picture issue associated with the manuscript being evaluating.
Congratulations to Dr. Mindy Bergman who has just recently been named a Society for Industrial Organizational Psychology (SIOP) Fellow. SIOP is Division 14 of the American Psychological Association. Fellows are distinguished industrial and organizational psychologists who have made an unusual and outstanding contribution to the field. Dr. Bergman will be officially acknowledged as a Fellow […]
Dr. Steve Maren was recently selected for the D.O. Hebb Distinguished Scientific Contributions Award, from APA. This is a prestigious award recognizing a psychologist who has made distinguished theoretical or empirical contributions to research in neuroscience. Steve will be delivering an award address at the upcoming APA convention in August. Congratulations, Steve!
Congratulations to Dr. Jyotsna Vaid on being named an Association of Science Fellow. This honor recognizes contributions to research and the advancement of science. Dr. Vaid was cited for distinguished contributions to psycholinguistics, particularly using a comparative perspective to advance our understanding of the neurocognitive basis of bilingualism and the human language capacity.
Dr. Ludy T. Benjamin, Jr., Professor Emeritus
The College of Liberal Arts’ brain science initiative within the Department of Psychology places Texas A&M at the leading edge of psychological science. By utilizing advanced tools and approaches, students and researchers can see the brain in action and better understand how people think, feel and interact. The college’s core group of brain scientists is […]
Psychology major, Haley Kleimann, talks about her recent study abroad experience. The accompanying photo shows Haley (middle) at the Cliffs of Moher, Ireland. Haley, what did you do on your study abroad? What country did you go to? I went to Granada, Spain with Sol Education Abroad program. We had multiple cultural activities and excursions […]
The National Institutes of Health awarded a grant to five faculty members to support a project titled, “Brain-Behavior Markers of Negative Affectivity, Comorbidity in Anxiety Disorders”: Annmarie MacNamara, Stephen Maren, and Robert Heffer, Steven M. Wright, associate department head and Royce E. Wisenbaker Professor II in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Dwight Look […]
Dr. Jack Nation (1948-2008) was a significant presence in the Psychology Department for more than 30 years. Trained as an experimental psychologist for his Ph.D. degree at the University of Oklahoma, Jack began his research career in the field of animal learning. But he later reinvented himself in the field of behavioral toxicology. Jack loved research, […]