Dr. Kelly was recently awarded $230,000 from the National Science Foundation to study human navigation. Navigating successfully from one place to another can require difficult decisions. We often need to consider the costs and the benefits of possible routes. For example, the best walking path between downtown buildings may be a short outdoor path when … Continue reading Dr. Jonathan Kelly receives NSF grant to study human navigation
Kristi Costabile, associate professor in psychology, and Stephanie Madon, professor in psychology, were recently awarded a $30,000 Increasing Open Inquiry on College Campuses Research Grant by Heterodox Academy for their project Harnessing the Power of Narrative to Improve Perspective-taking and Empathy. This highly selective grant program funded five intervention studies for the coming academic year. … Continue reading Kristi Costabile and Stephanie Madon Receive Research Grant from Heterodox Academy
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
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
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.
Congratulations to Dr. Jonathan Kelly (PI) for receiving a National Science Foundation grant ($499,722) for his research titled “A Spatial Cognitive Framework For Personalizing Locomotion in Virtual Environments”. Project Summary: The most natural way to explore a virtual environment is to walk, but physical walking is often not possible due to technological limitations and space … Continue reading Dr. Jonathan Kelly receives a National Science Foundation grant.
Congratulations to Dr. David Vogel (PI) for receiving a grant from the Department of Defense ($149,986) for his project titled “Establishing Measurement Equivalence of Military Suicide Research”. Project Summary: This project examine the psychometric properties of the suicide and related risk factor measures included in the Military Suicide Research Consortium (MSRC) database in order to … Continue reading Dr. David Vogel receives Department of Defense grant.
Congratulations to Drs. Zlatan Krizan (PI) and Chris Meissner (Co-PI) for receiving a FBI grant ($554,000) for their research titled “Sleep and Interrogation: Improving Collector Vigilance and Information Diagnosticity”. Project Summary: This project examines whether commonly experienced sleep-loss influences emotionality and disclosure about illegal behavior, and how sleep-wake processes impact investigative interviewing among professional investigators. … Continue reading Drs. Zlatan Krizan and Chris Meissner receive Federal Bureau of Investigation grant.