Belem Lopez, who completed her Ph.D. in August 2015 under the supervision of Dr. Jyotsna Vaid, was a 2015 recipient of the Carlos E. Castaneda Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Mexican-American Studies at the University of Texas, Austin. She has since joined the Department of Mexican American and Latina/o Studies at UT Austin as a tenure track […]
Congratulations to Dr. Justin Moscarello who has recently joined the Psychology Department and has received a NARSAD Young Investigator Award. This award provides funding support for promising scientists conducting neurobiological research that is relevant to serious brain and behavior disorders.
Dr. Mindy Bergman, Professor of Industrial/Organizational Psychology was a guest speaker on KPCC/NPR today in Los Angeles. Topic of discussion-Diversity in the workplace. Click here to read full story entitled ” Workplace Exclusion in 21st Century not just boys club anymore” and listen to on-air discussion.
Congratulations to Katie Garrison, Social Psychology Graduate Student and Dr. Brandon Schmeichel whose blog post that was written about a paper they published in Social Psychological and Personality Science was recently published on the Character and Context blog, affiliated with the Society for Personality and Social Psychology. Read More
Congratulations to Dr. Kunchen Xiao who has successfully obtained his Ph.D. and has accepted a post-doctoral position at the Center for Integrative Neuroscience at the University of Nevada, Reno. Kunchen will be joining a research team directed by Dr. Michael Webster & Dr. Fan Jiang which will be studying cognitive neurosceince of human vision and […]
Congratulations to graduate student Kaileigh Bryne, winner of the Psychonomic Society’s 2016 Best Paper Award. Ms. Byrne is the lead author of the article, ”Dopamine, depressive symptoms, and decision-making: The relationship between spontaneous eye blink rate and depressive symptoms predicts Iowa Gambling Task performance. Her paper was co-authored with Dominique D. Norris (an undergraduate psychology […]
The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research (TIRR) Foundation has announced a multi-year commitment totaling $1.4 million to Texas A&M University to enhance faculty and research to impact spinal cord injuries. Read More
Congratulations to Dr. Rachel Smallman whose project titled: “Principal-agent models of decision delegation during systems design: Integrating modeling and behavioral approaches” has been funded by NSF.
Congratulations to Dr. Takashi Yamauchi whose project titled: “Connecting across distances: Emotional support for at-risk individuals” has been funded by NSF.
Elizabeth Seto and Dr. Joshua Hicks paper regarding belief in free will helps people be their true selves was published in Social Psychology and Personality Science. A story was also posted on Texas A&M Today. To read full story, click here.