Undergraduate research assistant and McNair Scholar Dillon Rubalcava is the recipient of a J. Steven Reznick Diversity and Psychological Research Grant for Spring 2019. The award will support Dillon’s independent research on emotional awareness.
Kent Lee, PhD, defended his dissertation entitled The Emergence and Consequences of Self-Focused vs. World-Focused Experiences of Affect. Kent will join the Affective and Brain Sciences Lab directed by Ajay Satpute at Northeastern University as a post doc in January.
The award was given for her 2018 paper in JEP:G entitled “When a word is worth a thousand pictures: Language shapes perceptual memory for emotion.”
Holly was recognized for her exceptional teaching, research, and mentorship
Congrats to Adrienne Bonar who defended her senior honors thesis entitled “Misleading sensations: How negative body signal beliefs interact with sympathetic reactivity and interoceptive ability to amplify affective stress“ with Highest Honors!
Congrats to Joseph Leshin who is the recipient of a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation!
Jennifer MacCormack receives a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Individual Predoctoral Fellowship (NRSA) from the National Institute on Aging to study how changes to the nervous system with age impact emotions. The purpose of the Kirschstein-NRSA program is to enable promising predoctoral students with potential to develop into a productive, independent research scientists, to obtain mentored research training while conducting dissertation research. Congrats, Jenn!
Congrats to Kent Lee, who received a dissertation completion fellowship from the Graduate School to pursue his dissertation research on how emotions shape perceptions!