Dr. Robert Wiley on NPR “Forum”
In response to recent news stories about children no longer learning to write or read cursive handwriting, Dr. Robert Wiley recently appeared as a guest on National Public Radio’s “Forum” (on KQED), where he joined a discussion of the science of handwriting. Listen here
Dr. Paul Silvia and “Lost In Citations”
Dr. Paul Silvia was a recent featured guest on the “Lost In Citations” podcast, which regularly discusses issues of interest to academics. To listen to Paul’s segment, please visit the podcast here.
Welhaf defends dissertation
Congratulations to Dr. Matthew Welhaf, who successfully defended his dissertation, “Evaluating the construct validity of sustained attention measures: Performance indicators, self-report indicators, and their covariation,” on Thursday, September 2. Committee members: Michael Kane (chair), Jasmine DeJesus, Paul Silvia, and Dayna Touron.
Hard Data Cafe, complete Fall 2022 schedule
Please see the complete schedule for the Fall 2022 Hard Data Cafe talk series. All are welcome to attend, and all talks will be held in Sullivan Science Rm 201.
Hard Data Cafe, September 9, Dr. Julian Rucker
Please join us for our next Hard Data Cafe meeting, on September 9 at 3:30 pm in SULL 201, for a social psychology oriented talk by Dr. Julian Rucker (UNC: Chapel Hill).
Dr. Gabriela Livas Stein Diversity Award Presentation, September 12
Please join us for Dr. Livas Stein’s Diversity Award Presentation, “Joy, Purpose, and Connection,” on September 12, from 4:00-6:00 pm in the Alumni House.
Graduate Research Colloquium, September 30
Please join us for the annual Graduate Research Colloquium (program TBD), in which our rising 2nd year graduate students will present talks on their first year projects or their MA thesis work/proposals. Given our large second-year class, GRC will likely span much of the day (9:00-4:00), so be sure to get a good night’s sleep
Posthumous recognition for Anthony DeCasper
The International Congress of Infant Studies (ICIS) has awarded our late colleague and Department Head, Dr. Anthony DeCasper, with a Posthumous Contribution Award. The purpose of this award is to “recognize luminaries in the field who made the science of infancy and developmental psychology what it is today.” Dr. DeCasper will be honored at the
Graduate Alum, Dr. Beatrice Kuhlmann, Wins Early Career Award
We are proud to learn that Dr. Beatrice Kuhlmann, who earned her Ph.D. from UNCG in 2013 under the direction of Dr. Dayna Touron, has won a 2022 Early Career Award from the Psychonomics Society, the preeminent society for the experimental study of cognition. Dr. Kuhlmann is a Professor of Cognitive Psychology and Cognitive Aging
Nelson-Gray is Recipient of the Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award
Dr. Rosemery Nelson-Gray was selected to receive the university’s Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award. Nelson-Gray has been at UNCG since 1971 and she has chaired numerous MA and Dissertation Committees over the years. Her students have gone on to a variety of successful careers as clinical psychologists, distinguished faculty members, the CEO of the American Psychological