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ISU Psychology Graduate Dr. Janet Helms receives SPSP Distinguished Scholar Award

Janet E. Helms is the Augustus Long Professor in the Department of Counseling, Developmental, and Educational Psychology and Director of the Institute for the Study and Promotion of Race and Culture at Boston College. She has written over seventy empirical and theoretical articles and books on the topics of racial identity and cultural influences on … Continue reading ISU Psychology Graduate Dr. Janet Helms receives SPSP Distinguished Scholar Award

CATEGORIES: Department News

Update on Graduate Recruitment

Graduate recruitment information has been posted on the webpage of each graduate training area.  To see which faculty member intends to accept a new graduate student, please check the appropriate training area webpage. Cognitive Area Counseling Area Social Area

CATEGORIES: Research News

Dr. Jason Chan receives a National Science grant

Congratulations to Dr. Jason Chan (PI) for receiving a National Science Foundation grant ($642,010) for his research titled “Improving Online Learning with Interpolated Retrieval”. This grant is in collaboration with Dr. Karl Szpunar (Co-PI) at Ryerson University, Canada. Project Summary: Online learning represents a rapidly growing feature of post-secondary education. According to a recent report from the National … Continue reading Dr. Jason Chan receives a National Science grant

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Drs. Max Guyll and Stephanie Madon receive a National Science Foundation Grant

Congratulations to Drs. Max Guyll (PI) and Stephanie Madon (Co-PI) for receiving a National Science Foundation grant ($349,999) for their research titled “Assessing the Validity of Forensic Decisions Using Interrater Reliability”. Project Summary: Invalid or improper forensic analysis is a leading cause of wrongful conviction in the United States. Recognizing the seriousness of the problem, … Continue reading Drs. Max Guyll and Stephanie Madon receive a National Science Foundation Grant

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Drs. Andrew Smith and Gary Wells receive a National Science Foundation grant.

Congratulations to Drs. Andrew Smith (PI) and Gary Wells (Co-PI) for receiving a National Science Foundation grant ($388,877) for their research titled “Video-Recordings of Eyewitness Identification in Actual Cases: The Postdictive Value of Eyewitness Behaviors”. Project Summary: Over the next three years the Santa Clara District Attorney’s Office will send Drs. Smith and Wells videos … Continue reading Drs. Andrew Smith and Gary Wells receive a National Science Foundation grant.

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Psychology Department Promotions

Congratulations to these faculty member on their promotions this spring! Kristi Costabile – Associate Professor Jonathan Kelly – Professor Kathy Hanisch – Teaching Professor Robert Hessling – Associate Teaching Professor Todd Jenks – Teaching Professor Loreto Prieto – Morrill Professor Karen Scheel – Teaching Professor Denise Vrchota – Teaching Professor  

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Congratulations: Lucia Cherep and Jonathan Kelly win Nickerson Award

Congratulations to cognitive graduate student, Lucia Cherep, and cognitive psychology professor, Jonathan Kelly, for winning the 2019 Raymond S. Nickerson Award for the best paper in the Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied for their paper: Cherep, L. A., Lim, A. F., Kelly, J. W., Acharya, D., Velasco, A., Bustamante, E., Ostrander, A. G., & Gilbert, S. … Continue reading Congratulations: Lucia Cherep and Jonathan Kelly win Nickerson Award