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Published: 01/15/2016

Winter 2016

Appreciating Our Psychology Major Veterans
Photo: Jordan Houghton
Photo: Jordan Houghton

Though we only recognize Veterans Day once a year , it is always a good time to recognize some of the students who are both psychology majors and US military veterans. Each of the four students profiled here has taken his or her own unique path to UW. They have different goals and different experiences here at UW, but all share the characteristic of having volunteered to serve their county. We thank them. Read More

 
Fellow's National Award Studies the Turbulent Years of Adolescence
Photo: Connor McCabe
Photo: Connor McCabe

Discussion at literary conference The Psychology Department is home to many bright and talented graduate students. We revel in their professional success! One recent success came in the form of an NRSA received by Connor McCabe.The background of this research award was covered in a previous article. Learn more about Connor, his research, and hobbies. Read More

 
Dr. Sapna Cheryan Invited to the White House
Photo: Sheri Mizumori
Photo: Dr. Sapna Cheryan with President Barack Obama at the White House

Sapna Ceryan White House What do art, philosophy, and neuroscience have in common? Plenty, according to new Assistant Professor David Gire, who has interests in all three. In his research, David seeks to combine multiple disciplines to understand how neural circuits in the brain process complex natural stimuli to guide flexible behaviors such as navigation and foraging. Read More

 
Greetings from the Chair
Photo: Sheri Mizumori
Photo: Sheri Mizumori

Sheri Mizumori Happy New Year to our many alums and friends! As 2016 begins, it is exciting to recall the many accomplishments and high points of the year. It started with the arrival of two new assistant professors who carry out some of the most technologically advanced research on the mind and brain. Read Sheri Mizumori's letter. Read More

 
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