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  • Events | Psychological Sciences | Vanderbilt University
    Science Brown Bag Series Duje Tadin February 16 2016 Duje Tadin Ph D Brain Cognitive Sciences University of Rochester Tuesday 2 16 16 12 10 p m Wilson Hall Room 316 Visual processing as a window into mechanisms of schizophrenia autism and cognitive aging There is growing evidence that visual processing is atypical in a number of special populations including schizophrenia autism and cognitive aging both in healthy aging and in MCI This is significant because a broad impairment of the brain s main input processes i e our sensory systems will have cascading consequences on other brain functions I will cover a series of studies that demonstrate such abnormalities including cases of better than normal performance The emphasis will be on insights into underlying mechanisms and possible interventions CCN Brown Bag Series Geoff Woodman February 17 2016 Geoff Woodman Department of Psychology Vanderbilt University Wednesday 2 17 16 12 10 p m Wilson Hall Room 112 Getting a federal grant for your research Obtaining and maintaining grant funding for our research is one of the hardest things we scientists do During this seminar slot I would like to present what I have learned about getting federal grants I will briefly review the primary sources of funding and some of the different types of grants I will discuss what I learned the hard way about preparing submitting and revising a grant application Many of our faculty have far more experience with this than myself so I hope they will join me in sharing their tips When I began writing and submitting grants I found the process painful However I now find that writing a grant can be really fun It is a creative expression that combines art and science I hope to take a bit of mystery out of the process so you can have fun with it too Neuroscience Brown Bag Series Eric Wilkey February 18 2016 Eric Wilkey Vanderbilt Brain Institute Vanderbilt University Thursday 2 18 2016 12 10 p m Wilson Hall 316 Neuroanatomical Correlates of Math Competence Mathematical and numerical competence is a critical foundation for individual success in modern society yet the neurobiological sources of individual differences in math competence are poorly understood Previous studies investigating the neuroanatomical correlates of math competence have focused on differences between typically developing populations and those with math learning disabilities I will present two recent experiments from the lab that investigate differences in regional grey matter volume associated with individual differences in math competence in typically developing children using both standardized math measures and scores from the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program TCAP Clinical Science Brown Bag Series Timothy J Hohman February 23 2016 Timothy J Hohman Ph D Assistant Professor of Neurology Vanderbilt memory Alzheimer s Center Vanderbilt University Medical Center Tuesday 2 23 16 12 10 p m Wilson Hall 316 Beyond Neuropathology Defining Resilience to Alzheimer s Disease Alzheimer s disease is characterized by amyloid plaques neurofibrillary tangles and neurodegeneration However certain individuals are able to endure

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  • News | Psychological Sciences | Vanderbilt University
    000 The Foundation will also publish notification of his award in the APA Monitor on Psychology and in its newsletter Psychology Giving The Foundation provides financial support for innovative research and programs that enhance the power of psychology to elevate the human condition and advance human potential both now and in generations to come Congratulations Sun Joo November 4 2015 Sun Joo Cho will be receiving the 2016 Bradley Hanson Award for Contributions to Educational Measurement from the National Council on Measurement in Education Below is some information about the award What a wonderful honor to be recognized in this way Congratulations Sun Joo The Bradley Hanson Award has been established to honor Bradley Hanson s contributions to the field of educational measurement and to further advance the goals embodied in his work Applicants must describe a recently completed research project or propose a new research project that promises to make a substantive contribution to the field of educational measurement or the development instruction or mentoring of new professionals in the field A typical time frame for the expected completion of a proposed project is one to two years Please see the list of previous recipients and their projects for more information The recipient will be awarded 1 250 and a commemorative plaque from NCME which will be presented to the recipient at the NCME Annual Meeting Congratulations Sonya Sterba October 21 2015 Sonya K Sterba is named the 2015 recipient of the Cattell Early Career Research Award The Cattell Early Career Research Award is named for Raymond B Cattell a founder of SMEP This award is an early career award given annually by the Society to a young researcher who has made outstanding contributions to multivariate experimental psychology and who shows promise of continued work of a very high quality The recipient need not be a member of SMEP Criteria for the award are as follows 1 outstanding contribution to multivariate experimental psychology 2 age 40 or younger or 10 years or less post Ph D 3 a minimum of one publication in a refereed journal Nominations are solicited annually from members of the Society and members then vote among the nominees to select a winner The winner of the Cattell Early Career Research Award is invited to the annual SMEP meeting to present an address and is also given an honorarium https smep org awards cattell Congratulations Sam Ling September 18 2015 Sam Ling postdoctoral alumnus from the Blake lab is an assistant professor at Boston University and was recently awarded a prestigious Peter Paul Professorship This award is given annually to promising junior educators in recognition of their exceptional contributions to their field of study For more details see http www bu edu today 2015 four junior faculty awarded peter paul professorships Jennifer Coppola wins the Lisa M Quesenberry Scholarship April 22 2015 The Lisa M Quesenberry Scholarship Fund was established by Irvin and Mary Ann Quesenberry and Kathryn Quesenberry to memorialize the accomplishments of their daughter

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  • Awards | Psychological Sciences | Vanderbilt University
    her tireless efforts to help guide our students through all phases of their graduate education the Department of Psychology establishes a Graduate Student Research Award to recognize outstanding achievement in research by our most outstanding graduate students The recipient receives a plaque and a 500 award This was award was newly established in 2007 Rob Reinhart 2015 Past Winners Pooja Balaram 2014 Braden Purcell 2013 Michael Treadway 2012 Rankin Williams McGugin Thomas Armstrong 2011 Katy Thakkar 2010 Peiyan Wong Stephenie Harrison 2009 Michael Mack Jennifer Richler 2008 Darryl Schneider 2007 Department of Psychology Scientific Development Award These awards are given annually to a select group of students in the graduate program in Psychological Sciences in the Department of Psychology The awards provide a 5000 fund that can be used to defray the direct expenses of the recipient s research and scientific training or other experiences that if capitalized upon could help build a strong vita Those awarded to incoming graduate students recognize outstanding promise Those awarded to current graduate students recognize outstanding achievement These awards are made possible by the Psychology Department Memorial Fund originally endowed in 1982 by departmental faculty to support awards for undergraduate and graduate research This award was only given in 2010 Katy Thakkar 2010 Braden Purcell 2010 Mustafa Taha Bilge 2010 The William F Hodges Teaching Assistant Award This award recognizes outstanding achievement as a Teaching Assistant by a graduate student in the Department of Psychology William Hodges was an undergraduate and a graduate student at Vanderbilt who received his doctorate in 1967 He subsequently went to the University of Colorado where he ultimately became a Full Professor and Director of Graduate Studies He was well known for his research on the psychological impact of divorce but he was also recognized as a great teacher After his untimely death in 1992 family and friends established the William F Hodges Teaching Assistant Award at Vanderbilt to honor outstanding teaching assistants May Shen Yao Jiang 2015 Past Winners Pooja Balaram 2014 Doug Godwin 2013 Neal Morton 2012 Rebecca St Clair 2011 Mary Baldwin Phil Ko 2010 Christine Cerkevich Daryl Fougnie 2009 Peiyan Wong 2008 Michael Mack 2007 Darryl Schneider 2006 Lisa de la Mothe Jinghua Xiong 2005 Kerstin Blomquist Chai Youn Kim Bjoern Rump 2004 Kim Curby Bradley Folley 2003 Sabine Schmid Duje Tadin 2002 Emily Grossman 2001 Marci Flanery Sang Hun Lee 2000 Carol Bilbrey 1999 Hilary Taub 1998 Jonathan Stadler 1997 Amy Shelton 1996 Preston Bost 1995 Lisa M Quesenberry Foundation Award At The Community Foundation of Louisville The Lisa M Quesenberry Foundation Award was established by Irvin and Mary Ann Quesenberry and Kathryn Quesenberry to memorialize the accomplishments of their daughter and sister Lisa M Quesenberry It is designed to provide research or study awards to motivated graduate students Preferably the awards will be made to female graduate students who are studying the field of psychology and who have overcome significant personal challenges to pursue their education Jennifer Coppola 2015 Past Winners Kacie Dougherty

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  • Reservation Calendar | Psychological Sciences | Vanderbilt University
    For Current Students Graduate Student Handbook Forms Checklists and Milestones Information and Resources Fellowships Funding and Awards Professional Development Papers Every Graduate Student Should Read Vanderbilt Academic Calendar Graduate Student Handbook The Graduate School Catalog Courses Combined BA MA in A S Psychology M Ed in Child Studies M Ed in Clinical Psychological Assessment M Ed in Quantitative Methods Undergraduate Program Psychology Arts and Science Psychology and Human Development Peabody Research Facilities and Resources Research Centers Training Grants Research Colloquia Study Set Up Research Requisites Participate in a Research Study News Events Overview Events Calendar News and Kudos Research News Vanderbilt Psychological Sciences Awards Reservation Calendar Resources Contacts Contacts For Faculty Events Calendar Participate in a Research Study Careers Home Reservation Calendar Reservation Calendar lt gt Click on pull down menu at top right of calendar to filter by room View Larger Calendar Psychology Room Reservation Request GO Share Quick Links Faculty Staff Openings Ph D in Psychological Sciences Participate in a Research Study Getting Research Experience Doctoral Program Concentrations Clinical Science Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience Developmental Science Neuroscience Quantitative Methods Feb 15 2016 Quantitative Methods Colloquium Series Joe Rodgers Feb 16 2016 Clinical Science Brown Bag Series Duje Tadin

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  • For Faculty | Psychological Sciences | Vanderbilt University
    Ed in Child Studies M Ed in Clinical Psychological Assessment M Ed in Quantitative Methods Undergraduate Program Psychology Arts and Science Psychology and Human Development Peabody Research Facilities and Resources Research Centers Training Grants Research Colloquia Study Set Up Research Requisites Participate in a Research Study News Events Overview Events Calendar News and Kudos Research News Vanderbilt Psychological Sciences Awards Reservation Calendar Resources Contacts Contacts For Faculty Events Calendar Participate in a Research Study Careers Home Resources For Faculty For Faculty This page has links to information for faculty in Psychological Sciences the Department of Psychology or the Department of Psychology and Human Development General Resources myVU news and information about Vanderbilt Faculty A Z resources and sites of interest to faculty at Vanderbilt Interns and Observers in University Central Schools forms policy information regarding interns observers on campus VU Travel Policy current Vanderbilt University travel policy Department of Psychology Resources Personnel Notification WHAF personnel or visitor notification new personnel removals modifications visitors Non Approved Vendor Model Order Notification notification of order from non approved vendor Intent to Submit Request for Funding Fellowship Application Travel Pre Authorization Request Online Purchase Request GO Share Quick Links Faculty Staff Openings Ph D

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  • Psychological Sciences | Vanderbilt University
    perception Lisa Fazio Assistant Professor of Psychology and Human Development Email Lab Website Website 615 875 8301 Hobbes 315A Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience Developmental Science Isabel Gauthier David K Wilson Chair of Psychology Professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences Email Lab Website 615 322 1778 308A Wilson Hall Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience Neuroscience Categorization expertise object recognition Leslie D Kirby Senior Lecturer in Psychology Research Assistant Professor of Psychology Email Lab Website 615 322 0059 533 Wilson Hall Clinical Science Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience emotions stress and coping positive psychology emotion and personality Daniel Levin Professor of Psychology and Human Development Director of Graduate Studies Co Director of Cognition Cognitive Neuroscience Program Email Lab Website 615 322 1518 108B Jesup Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience Gordon Logan Centennial Professor of Psychology Email Website 615 322 2529 506 Wilson Hall Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience I am interested in cognitive control including attention automaticity and skill strategies and response inhibition René Marois Professor Chair of Psychology Professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences Email Website 615 322 1779 530 Wilson Hall Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience Neuroscience behavioral and neural basis of attention Timothy P McNamara Professor of Psychology on sabbatical Email 615 322 4150 509 Wilson Hall Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience Human memory cognition spatial cognition semantic priming Amy Needham Professor of Psychology and Human Development Chair of the Department of Psychology and Human Development Member Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Email Lab Website 615 322 8380 102B Jesup Building Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience Developmental Science Perceptual motor learning during early development Laura R Novick Associate Professor of Psychology and Human Development Associate Professor of Psychology College of Arts and Science Email Lab Website 615 343 6072 213B Hobbs Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience Diagrammatic reasoning particularly with diagrams in biology such as evolutionary trees Thomas Palmeri Professor of Psychology Co Director of Scientific Computing Email Lab Website 615 343 7900 507 Wilson Hall Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience Neuroscience visual object recognition perceptual categorization perceptual expertise computational and neural modeling Sean Polyn Assistant Professor of Psychology Assistant Professor of Psychiatry Email Lab Website 615 322 2536 504 Wilson Hall Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience Cognitive and neural dynamics of the human memory system neuroimaging electrophysiology and computational modeling Gavin R Price Assistant Professor Email 615 322 3665 Hobbs 321 Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience Developmental Science Educational Neuroscience Dyscalculia Numerical Cognition Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience John Rieser Professor of Psychology and Human Development Investigator Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Research on Human Development Email 615 322 8347 217A Hobbs Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience Developmental Science Bethany Rittle Johnson Associate Professor of Psychology Email Lab Website 615 322 8301 219B Hobbs Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience Developmental Science How children learn math Megan Saylor Associate Professor of Psychology and Human Development Member Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Research on Human Development Email 615 322 5567 321 Hobbs Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience Developmental Science Jeffrey D Schall E Bronson Ingram Professor of Neuroscience Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences Director of Center for Integrative Cognition

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  • Creative Writing – Vanderbilt University » MFA Program in Creative Writing
    the Vanderbilt Writing Studio and second year students teach an introductory creative writing workshop in their genre Financial support Every student in the MFA program receives full tuition remission health insurance and a stipend in addition to the salary they receive for teaching Students are also eligible to receive travel grants to attend the AWP Conference and other academic conferences Moreover applicants with exceptionally high GRE scores and undergraduate academic records may also be nominated for topping up awards from the Graduate School that will increase the amount of their stipends Close work with faculty Our faculty of distinguished creative writers works closely with twelve MFA students half of whom work in poetry and half in prose who are enrolled in the program at any one time Since each class contains only six students admission is highly competitive and no one s work gets lost or overshadowed Good interaction with scholars of literature Students in the MFA program work harmoniously and productively with students and faculty in the English Department s doctoral program The English Department s Graduate Reading Series which takes place during the spring semester features the work of one MFA student and one Ph D student The English Department s faculty welcomes MFA students into their literature classes Opportunity to edit Nashville Review The inaugural issue of Nashville Review a literary journal edited by students in the MFA program appeared in Spring 2010 The online journal pays contributors to publish fiction and nonfiction poetry and comics music lyrics and tunes and paintings drawings and photography as cover art The Review also publishes interviews with established writers artists and musicians along with essays reviews and translations Stimulation of visiting writers program Each semester the Gertrude Vanderbilt and Harold S Vanderbilt Visiting Writers Series brings to campus distinguished writers

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  • Creative Writing – Vanderbilt University » About the MFA Program
    teach an introductory creative writing workshop in their genre Financial support Every student in the MFA program receives full tuition remission health insurance and a stipend in addition to the salary they receive for teaching Students are also eligible to receive travel grants to attend the AWP Conference and other academic conferences Moreover applicants with exceptionally high GRE scores and undergraduate academic records may also be nominated for topping up awards from the Graduate School that will increase the amount of their stipends Close work with faculty Our faculty of distinguished creative writers works closely with the twelve MFA students half in poetry and half in prose who are enrolled in the program at any one time Since each class contains only six students admission is highly competitive and no one s work gets lost or overshadowed Good interaction with scholars of literature Students in the MFA program work harmoniously and productively with students and faculty in the English Department s doctoral program The English Department s Graduate Reading Series which takes place during the spring semester features the work of one MFA student and one Ph D student The English Department s faculty welcomes MFA students into their literature classes A Chance to edit Nashville Review The inaugural issue of Nashville Review a literary journal edited by students in the MFA program appeared in Spring 2010 The online journal pays contributors to publish fiction and nonfiction poetry and comics music lyrics and tunes and paintings drawings and photography as cover art The Review also publishes interviews with established writers artists and musicians along with essays reviews and translations Stimulation of visiting writers program Visiting poet Natasha Trethewey Each semester the Gertrude Vanderbilt and Harold S Vanderbilt Visiting Writers Series brings to campus distinguished writers who read from their work

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