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November 5, 2018

SPRING 2019 UNDERGRADUATE DEPTH AND CAPSTONE COURSES

Descriptions of all Spring 2019 Depth and Capstone courses can be found here.
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September 10, 2018

Best Poster Presentation Winner

Danielle Rendina was awarded the best poster presentation from Division 6, Society for Behavioral Neuroscience and Comparative Psychology at APA.
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September 10, 2018

a TIER (Teaching Integrity in Empirical Research) Faculty Fellowship Winner

Morton Ann Gernsbacher online Psych 225 (Research Methods) course was selected by the Sloan Foundation for a TIER (Teaching Integrity in Empirical...
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September 10, 2018

Phi Kappa Phi Scholar Winner

Morton Ann Gernsbacher has been selected as the 2018-2020 Phi Kappa Phi Scholar for demonstrating the ideals of the Society through...
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August 29, 2018

Danielle Rendina Awarded Best Poster Presentation

Danielle received the honor of being awarded the best poster presentation from Division 6, Society for Behavioral Neuroscience and Comparative Psychology at APA. ...
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August 28, 2018

Morton Ann Gernsbacher’s Course selected by the Sloan Foundation for a TIER Faculty Fellowship

 These "Fellowships are awarded annually to faculty members [for] incorporating principles and methods of transparency in courses on quantitative research methods."
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August 28, 2018

Morton Ann Gernsbacher wins Phi Kappa Phi Scholar Award

The Phi Kappa Phi Scholar is the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society.
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April 9, 2018

Fall 2018 Undergraduate Depth and Capstone Courses

Descriptions of all Fall 2018 Depth and Capstone courses can be found here.
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March 19, 2018

Psychology Graduation Reception

Congratulations to our students graduating December 2017, May 2018 and August 2018!  We’re grateful to have been part of your journey and would like to celebrate your accomplishments.
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March 4, 2018

Prof. Seth Pollak awarded James McKeen Cattell Fellowship

Pofessor Seth Pollak has been awarded this year’s James McKeen Cattell Fellowship. These awards provide an extended sabbatical period that allows the...
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February 12, 2018

Prof. Seth Pollak received the 2018 Kellet Mid-Career Award

Congratulations to Professor Seth Pollak, who is a recipient of the 2018 Kellett Mid-Career Award. This award is provided by...
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February 12, 2018

Prof. Karl Rosengren chosen for Vilas Associates award

Congratulations to Professor Karl Rosengren, who has been chosen for the Vilas Associates award at the University of Wisconsin -...
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February 8, 2018

Prof. Diane Gooding selected as APS Fellow

Congratulations to Professor Diane Gooding, who has been selected as a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science (APS). Professor Gooding’s research...
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November 15, 2017

In Memoriam: Professor Len Berkowitz

Our friend and colleague, Professor Len Berkowitz passed away on January 3rd, 2016. Professor Berkowitz was a faculty member in...
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November 15, 2017

Goldsmith receives the Dobzhansky Lifetime Achievement Award

Professor Hill Goldsmith has been awarded the Dobzhansky Lifetime Achievement Award from the Behavior Genetics Association. The Dobzhansky Award is...
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November 15, 2017

Jenny Saffran elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Jenny Saffran, a University of Wisconsin–Madison professor of psychology and an expert on how infants learn, is among leaders in...
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November 15, 2017

Clarke and Zettersten awarded NSF Fellowships

Emily Clarke of Professor Janet Hyde's lab, and Martin Zettersten of both Professor Jenny Saffran and Professor Gary Lupyan's labs...
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November 15, 2017

Patricia Devine Honored

Patricia Devine is the 2014 recipient of the Thomas M. Ostrom Award from the Person Memory Interest Group. This award...
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November 15, 2017

Yuri Saalmann Receives Award

Yuri Saalmann will receive the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation’s Young Investigator Award for his work exploring the relationship between...
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November 15, 2017

Chuck Snowdon Honored

Chuck Snowdon will receive the Distinguished Primatologist Award from the American Society of Primatologists, which recognizes his outstanding career and...
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November 15, 2017

David Devilbiss to present at the TedMed Hive Conference

We are proud to announce that David Devilbiss and his team are one of the few teams to be accepted...
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November 15, 2017

Janet Hyde Honored

We are pleased to announce that Professor Janet Hyde has been recognized by The Committee on Women in Psychology of...
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November 15, 2017

The Psychology Peer Mentor Program Wants You!

Are you interested in joining the Psychology Department Peer Mentor Program? The Psychology Department Peer Mentor Program is designed to...
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November 15, 2017

Connect with the Psychology Department on Social Media

Connect with the Psychology Department on Social Media! Follow the Psychology Department on Twitter @uwpsych for updates and announcements about opportunities and...
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November 15, 2017

Back to All News Items Want To Join The Psychology Club?

Interested in Psychology? Want to meet people who share your interests? Join the Psychology Club! A resource-hub for anyone interested...
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November 15, 2017

Abramson Honored

We're delighted to announce that Lyn Abramson and Lauren Alloy (Temple University) have been selected as the recipients of the...
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November 15, 2017

Gernsbacher Honored

Morton Gernsbacher has received the Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award from the Society for Text and Discourse and the 2013 Ernest...
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November 15, 2017

Psychology Department Highly Ranked

In its Fall 2010 ratings, the National Research Council placed the UW in the top five among all departments of...
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November 15, 2017

Hyde Honored

Janet Hyde has been awarded the Evjue Bascom Professorship.
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November 15, 2017

MacDonald Honored

Maryellen MacDonald has been awarded a Distinguished Honors Faculty Award.
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November 15, 2017

Professor honored with university award

Carol Ryff has been selected for a Hilldale Professorship.
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November 15, 2017

Finola Kane-Grade Receives L&S Dean’s Prize

Finola Kane-Grade, B.A. (‘16) in Psychology and Music Performance, has been named one of this year’s recipients of the L&S...
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November 15, 2017

Professor Craig Berridge Receives UW Award

Professor Craig Berridge has received a UW WARF Named Professorship, honoring his exceptional research program. He chose Patricia Goldman-Rakic as...
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November 15, 2017

Professor Martha Alibali Receives UW Award

Professor Martha Alibali has received a UW Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professorship, honoring her exceptional research program. This newer UW award...
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November 15, 2017

Professor Seidenberg’s New Book is Well Received

Professor Mark Seidenberg's new book, "Language at the Speed of Sight: How We Read, Why So Many Can’t, and What...
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November 15, 2017

Bryan’s Aspiring Psychology Students Award Reception

Bryan's Aspiring Psychology Students Award Reception will be held on Thursday November 2nd from 5:30p-7pm at the Lake Mendota Room...
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November 15, 2017

Jason Samaha of the Postle Lab Wins Award

The Psychology Department is pleased to announce that Jason Samaha, in Brad Postle’s lab, has won the 2017 Ann E....
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November 1, 2017

To pick a great gift, it’s better to give AND receive

If it’s the thought that makes a gift count, here’s a thought that can make your gift count extra: Get...
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November 1, 2017

Healthy competition makes habit of sustainability

Living sustainably to save the planet is serious stuff, but Madison-based non-profit Cool Choices has made a game of it....
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November 1, 2017

Davidson elected to National Academy of Medicine

University of Wisconsin–Madison neuroscientist and professor Richard Davidson has been elected a member of the National Academy of Medicine, the...
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January 15, 2017

Shawn Green Receives Award from the Office of Naval Research

Professor Shawn Green has been honored with a Young Investigator Award from the Office of Naval Research. Professor Green’s previous...
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