Andy Kim received the F32 postdoctoral fellowship from the National Institute on Aging titled “The effects of noradrenergic activity on age-related distractibility.” Andy will be investigating the psychophysiological mechanisms of how regulating tonic noradrenergic discharge modulates attentional control using electroencephalography (EEG) and eye tracking.
Shubir Dutt awarded 2022 APA Division 40 Society for Clinical Neuropsychology Dissertation Award
Congratulations to Shubir Dutt, who was awarded one of the 2022 APA Division 40 Society for Clinical Neuropsychology Dissertation Award for his dissertation entitled “Locus Coeruleus Integrity in Cognitive Aging, Neurodegenerative Disease, and Neurovascular Function.” This award helps support research costs for clinical or counseling
Martin Dahl awarded 2021 Otto Hahn Medal
Congrats to postdoctoral scholar Martin Dahl who was awarded the 2021 Otto Hahn Medal! This award was given by The Max Planck Society, which annually honors young scientists for outstanding scientific achievements. See more details of the award here: https://www.mpib-berlin.mpg.de/news/awards/dahl-awarded-otto-hahn-medal
Dave Clewett Named APS Rising Star
Congratulations to former lab member David Clewett, who has been recognized as a 2021 Rising Star by the Association for Psychological Science (APS)! The APS Rising Star designation is presented to outstanding psychological scientists in the earliest stages of their post-PhD research careers. David Clewett
Former lab member Michiko Sakaki receives prestigious JSPS prize
Former lab member Michiko Sakaki received the JSPS prize, one of the most prestigious prizes in Japan for early/mid-career researchers, for her research “Construction of the Cognitive Neuroscience Model on the Interaction between Emotion and Memory Based on the Development Process.” Congrats to Michiko!
Tae-Ho Lee named 2020 APS Rising Star
Congratulations to former lab member, Tae-Ho Lee, who has been recognized as a 2020 Rising Star by the Association for Psychological Science (APS)! The APS Rising Star designation is presented to outstanding psychological scientists in the earliest stages of their post-PhD research careers. Tae-Ho Lee
Briana Kennedy starts new tenure track position at University of Western Australia
Congratulations to Briana Kennedy, who joined the School of Psychological Science at the University of Western Australia as a tenure-track lecturer in January 2020! Briana started in the Emotion & Cognition Lab in 2016, after completing her Ph.D. at UNSW Sydney. During her time as
Dave Clewett to join UCLA as Assistant Professor of Psychology
Congratulations to Dave Clewett, who has accepted a position as Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles! He will join the department in July 2020. Dave received his Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the University of Southern California in 2016, where he
Sara Gallant presents poster at Psychonomics 2019
Last month, Sara Gallant presented her poster “Retroactive Selective Memory Enhancement via Emotional Arousal” at Psychonomics 2019. This study examined how selective memory for neutral information would be influenced by increases in emotional arousal occurring before or after learning. When participants viewed emotionally arousing faces
Shai Porat wins award for exceptional presentation
Congrats to Shai Porat for winning an award for his exceptional presentation at the annual Finch Alzheimer’s Disease Symposium! The Finch Alzheimer’s Disease Symposium features presentations on basic and clinical science related to Alzheimer’s disease.