2/13/2014 9:20 am — Wonderful news. Two members of the Psychological Sciences Clinical Science program have just been honored by Division 12 (Society of Clinical Psychology) of APA. Bunmi Olatunji will receive the 2014 Theodore Blau Early Career Award for Distinguished Professional Contributions to Clinical Psychology Hector Myers will receive the 2014 Stanley Sue Award for Distinguished Contributions to Diversity in Clinical Psychology The awards will be presented at the APA Convention this coming August in Washington, DC. Congratulations Bunmi and Hector for winning these prestigious awards!
1/16/2014 1:14 am — Research by David Lubinski and colleagues that was recently published in Psychological Science has been featured in a news story and accompanying video! The original article was entitled: "Who rises to the top? Early Indicators" and was co-authored with Harrison Kell and Camilla Benbow.
12/14/2013 12:47 pm — Emily Fyfe has received a 2013 APA Dissertation Research Award! Emily received this award for her research project entitled "Is That Correct? Clarifying the Effects of Feedback during Mathematical Problem Solving," under the direction of Dr. Bethany Rittle-Johnson in the Developmental Psychology program. Along with the award, Emily received $1,000 towards her research. Congratulations Emily!
12/11/2013 8:53 am — At today's College of Arts & Sciences faculty meeting, Andy received the Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching. Established in 1985 by the College in collaboration with the Graduate School, this award recognizes a graduate faculty member in the College of Arts and Science for outstanding classroom teaching. Andy is highly deserving of this award; all indicators, both quantifiable and subjective, clearly indicate that he is an exceptionally gifted teacher. Andy follows Steve Hollon who won the same honor last year, attesting to our faculty's pursuit of excellence in educating the next generation of scientists not only in the lab, but in the classroom as well.
12/4/2013 2:57 pm — Congratulations to Gordon Logan and Kristy Snyder for their recently published study results (automatic typing). A description of the research will appear in an upcoming issue of the journal Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, which recently posted it online. see more info at http://news.vanderbilt.edu/2013/12/automatic-typing/
11/15/2013 10:35 am — Congratulations to Bethany Rittle-Johnson, who was asked to be part of the National Governor's Association Expert Roundtable for Strengthening Early Mathematics Education! She will travel to Washington, D.C. later this month to engage in this important discussion with leaders in math education across the country.
10/3/2013 8:34 am — Congratulations to Rachel who has been selected to participate in the inaugural year of the Vanderbilt Graduate Leadership Academy (GLA) ! This group will be meeting every month with various leaders of the university including the Chancellor.
10/2/2013 1:22 pm — Congratulations to Alexander Maier and Michele Cox for their forthcoming PNAS paper on illusory figures. More information can be found at http://news.vanderbilt.edu/2013/09/illusions/
9/30/2013 9:10 am — Wonderful news. Jon Kaas is the winner of the 2014 George A. Miller Prize in Cognitive Neuroscience awarded by the Cognitive Neuroscience Society. The prize is awarded annually to a neuroscientist who has conducted cutting-edge research that has revolutionized the field.