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The Lynn Nadel Graduate Fellowship Endowment has been established to support graduate study in Psychology and Cognitive Science

The Lynn Nadel Graduate Fellowship Endowment has been established in the UA Department of Psychology in the College of Science. The fellowship is named in honor of UA Regents' Professor Emeritus Lynn Nadel and his enormous contribution to psychology, cognitive science, and cognitive neuroscience and his commitment to graduate training and mentorship. The endowment is intended to support a first-year graduate student in the Psychology PhD program who plans to minor in Cognitive Science. To read more or make a donation, please visit cogsci.sites.arizona.edu/content/lynn-nadel-graduate-fellowship-endowment .

Posted on July 11, 2019

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Mingli Liang receives Herbert E. Carter Travel Award

We are pleased to announce that MIngli LIang (Psychology major, Cognitive Science minor) has been selected to receive a Herbert E. Carter Travel Award in the amount of $600 to offset costs associated with his trip to attend the 59th Annual Meeting of the Society for Psychophysiology Research, Sep 25 -29, 2019. Congratulations, Mingli!

Posted on June 17, 2019

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Cognitive Science graduate students meet with Professor Nick Chater, the 2018-2019 Roger N. Shepard Visiting Scholar

Cognitive Science minors met with Professor of Behavioral Science, Nick Chater, University of Warwick on Friday, April 5, to share research and discuss career options.

Group photo with Nick Chater

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

L to R: Tasnim Alshuli, Eric Andrews, Li-Chuan Ku, Gita Gnanadesikan, Nick Chater, Robert Lazo

Posted on May 1, 2019

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Professor Mary Peterson, Director, wins Excellence in Mentoring Award

Professor Mary Peterson, Director of the Cognitive Science Program, has been selected as the winner of the Excellence in Mentoring Award, sponsored by the UA Office of Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement. This award acknowledges those who go above and beyond and provide exceptional mentoring. Please share your warm congratulations with her - because she doesn't know this news has been posted here!

Posted on April 25, 2019

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Katherine Dudding accepts tenure-track position at the University of Alabama, Birmingham

Warm congratulations to Katherine Dudding, UA Nursing Phd with a Cognitive Science minor, who has accepted a tenure-track assistant professorship at the University of Alabama--Birmingham School of Nursing.

Posted on April 8, 2019

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Daniel Horschler receives Herbert E. Carter Travel Award

We are pleased to announce that Daniel Horscher, Anthropology major and Cognitive Science minor, has been selected to receive a Herbert E. Carter Travel Award in the amount of $600. Daniel will travel to the 26th International Conference on Comparative Cognition in Melbourne Beach, Florida, April 10-14 to present a talk entitled "Do non-human primates really represent others' ignorance?" The related paper on theory of mind in rhesus monkeys is forthcoming; the abstract for this paper was selected as a finalist for the Ron Weisman Graduate Student Award, the top accolade awarded for graduate research at the conference. CONGRATULATIONS, DANIEL!

Posted on March 27, 2019

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Professor Jane Carrington selected to Fulbright Specialist Roster

Jane Carrington, a member of the Cognitive Science GIDP, is one of two College of Nursing professors to have been selected to the prestigious Fulbright Specialist Roster for a three-year tenure. Read more about this honor at https://www.nursing.arizona.edu/news/two-ua-college-nursing-professors-…

Posted on January 31, 2019
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Rachel Brown awarded a Herbert E. Carter Travel Award

We are pleased to announce that Rachel Brown, Linguistics major and Cognitive Science minor, has been awarded a Herbert E. Carter Travel Award by the GIDP Administration Office and Advisory Council. She will attend the 32nd Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing in March 2019. Please return to this webpage for an update on her trip.

Posted on December 18, 2018
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Dec 6, 2018 Graduate Interdisciplinary Programs
STUDENT RESEARCH SHOWCASE & RECEPTION
Student Union Memorial Center North Ballroom

Cognitive Science PhD minors Mingli Liang and Alyssa Sachs were winners of the Outstanding Research in Cognitive Science Award for 2018. They presented their posters along with graduate students from 14 other Graduate Interdisciplinary Programs. Their research topics were: Liang, with Arne Ekstrom, "Human Frontal Delta-Theta Dynamics Code Distance and Time Inside Teleporters"; and Sachs, with Pelagie Beeson, "A Retrospective Study of Long-Term Improvement on the Boston Naming Test."

Presenter Mingli Liang with Director Mary Peterson
Presenter Mingli Liang with Director Mary Peterson
Alyssa Sachs with poster
Alyssa Sachs with poster

Posted on December 18, 2018

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Alyssa Sachs awarded a Herbert E. Carter Travel Award

The GIDP Administration Office and Advisory Council have awarded Alyssa Sachs, doctoral Speech, Language & Hearing Sciences major and Cognitive Science minor, a Herbert E. Carter Travel Award. She will attend the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention in Boston in November 2018. Please return to this webpage for an update on her trip.

Posted on September 21, 2018
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Bryan Chambliss awarded a Herbert E. Carter Travel Award

Congratulations go to Bryan Chambliss, doctoral Philosophy major and Cognitive Science minor, who has been awarded a Herbert E. Carter Travel Award. The prize will be used for travel costs associated with his participation in the American Philosophical Association in February 2018. For more on his presentation, https://gidp.arizona.edu/bryan-chambliss-conference-summary .

Posted on December 15, 2017
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Dec 5, 2017 Graduate Interdisciplinary Programs
STUDENT RESEARCH SHOWCASE & RECEPTION
Student Union Memorial Center North Ballroom

Two Cognitive Science student winners of the Outstanding Research in Cognitive Science Award for 2017, Trianna Oglivie and Siyu Wang, presented their posters along with graduate students from 14 other Graduate Interdisciplinary Programs. Their research topics were as follows: Oglivie, with Elena Plant, "Group Versus Individual Delivery Of Enhanced Conversational Recast"; and Wang, with Robert C. Wilson, "Why Do We Make Mistakes? An Investigation Of Decision Noise In Random Exploration."

Trianna Oglivie at GIDP Showcase
Trianna Oglivie at GIDP Showcase

 

 

 

 

Siyu Wang at GIDP Showcase
Siyu Wang at GIDP Showcase

Posted on Nov 2, 2017

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Stanley Donahoo receives Herbert E. Carter Travel Award

We are pleased to announce that Stanley Donahoo (Linguistics major, Cognitive Science minor) has been selected to receive a Herbert E. Carter Travel Award in the amount of $600 to offset some of the costs associated with his trip to attend the Integrating Approaches to Social Meaning Conference, July 24-28, 2017. Congratulations, Stanley!

Posted on June 5, 2017

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To view the video poster presentations below please go to these links:

https://youtu.be/ZnrmDt5t62M

https://youtu.be/ZISCyAChlNc

BEST COGNITIVE SCIENCE POSTER AWARDS--2016 Graduate Interdisciplinary Programs Graduate Student Showcase

We are pleased to announce that Trianna Oglivie and Natalie Dailey have been awarded the 2016 Best Cognitive Science Poster Awards  as part of the 2016 Graduate Interdisciplinary Program Graduate Student Showcase.  As winners of the Cognitive Science awards they will each receive a $100 cash award, certificates from the GIDP, and  of course, they will be able to list this honor on their CVs.  These posters will be presented at the GIDP Graduate Student Showcase to be held on Tuesday, December 6, 2016.

Natalie Dailey will present her poster entitled, "Structural Differences in the Reading Network for Adults with Dyslexia".  Her poster can be viewed here.  http://cogsci.arizona.edu/sites/default/files/Dailey%20Poster%202016.pdf

The title of Trianna Oglivie's poster is "Receptive Language in SLI" and can be seen at http://cogsci.arizona.edu/sites/default/files/Oglivie_Mailend_Plante_2016.pdf

Our warmest CONGRATULATIONS to Natalie and Trianna.

Posted on December 2, 2016


 

 

Cognitive Science Graduate Students with Professor Laura Schulz, the 2016-2017 Roger N. Shepard Visiting Scholar

Laura Schulz, the Shepard Distinguished Visiting Scholar for 2016 met with Cognitive Science graduate students on Friday, October 7th, to discuss research, career options, and other professional issues.  The meeting proved informative and beneficial to those who attended.

Pictures from the Schulz/Grads meeting...

Siyu Wang, Blaine Harper, Laura Schulz, Hicham Assaoui, Stanley Donahoo, and Jessie Erikson (left to right)

Siyu Wang, Blaine Harper, Laura Schulz, Trianna Oglivie, Stanley Donahoo, and Jessie Erikson (left to right)