Every year, Northeastern hosts its annual Research, Innovation, and Scholarship Expo, or RISE, an opportunity for students and faculty to showcase their research. As usual, a number of psychology students participated, and we are thrilled that this year, two of our students received awards!
Stefanie Tignor, a fourth year PhD student in our department, working with Prof. Randy Colvin, has accepted a summer internship at Google, in Mountain View, California.
Congratulations to Prabarna Ganguly, a second-year graduate student in our department, who was recently selected to participate in the ComSciCon June 2015 National workshop.
On Thursday, April 16, 2015, the graduate students in the Department of Psychology will be hosting the third annual Symposium for Boston-Area Graduate Students in Psychology.
Jin Xun Goh, a third-year graduate student in our department working with Professor Judy Hall, was recently quoted in a Washington Post article entitled “Sexism often comes with a smile, study finds.”
Congratulations to Professor William Sharp, who was recently honored by the American Group Psychotherapy Association with its 2015 Alonso Award for Excellence in Psychodynamic Group Psychotherapy for his work, “Sticks and Stones May Break My Bones But What About Words?”
A recent edition of News@Northeastern, the University’s daily newsletter, featured an article about Professor Iris Berent’s research into the links between language and motor systems.
The Virtual Personality Assessment Laboratory, a collaboration between game design professors Alessandro Canossa and Magy Seif El-Nasr and psychology professor Randy Colvin, was the subject of a recent article in Northeastern Magazine
Nora Murphy, who received her PhD from the Northeastern University Psychology Department in 2003, was recently interviewed for a Wall Street Journal article entitled “How to Look Smarter.”
Two professors in the Psychology Department, Lisa Feldman Barrett and Spencer Lynn, wrote an article this year called “‘Utilizing’ Signal Detection Theory” that was recently announced to be among the top five most-viewed articles published in Psychological Science in 2014!