Graduate Student Presentations:Coming soon
Thursday, May 9th:
Yael Dai is the recipient of the 2013 J.V. Cunningham Writing Award for Excellence in Writing in the School of Social Science. Ms. Dai, a psychology major who will soon graduate with the Brandeis class of 2013, was selected for the overall quality of her paper entitled Optimistic Patterns: A music intervention to facilitate routines and decrease anxiety in low-functing autism.
The J.V. Cunnigham awards are given annually to up to five students. The competition is open to all undergraduates, who must be nominted by members of the faculty. The award consists of a certificate and a $100 cash prize. The papers of all award recipients are also kept in the archives of the Brandeis English department.
We are pleased to welcome Professor Jennifer Gutsell to the psychology department faculty! She will be joining us starting in the Fall of 2013.
Professor Joseph Cunningham email@example.com is the Undergraduate Advising Head (UAH). His office is located in Brown 317 and his new office hours will be Thursdays 8-10am and Fridays 9-11am.
Dr. Orin Davis is the first person to earn a doctorate in positive psychology. His research focuses on flow, creativity, hypnosis, and mentoring, and it spans both the workplace and daily life. He is the principal investigator of the Quality of Life Laboratory and a freelance consultant who helps companies maximize their human capital and become better places to work.Dr. Grayson Kimball is a certified sport psychology consultant in Boston. He teaches as an adjunct faculty member at Northeastern and Tufts University, teaching undergraduate sport psychology courses and statistics courses. He also serves as a full-time faculty member for the Sport & Exercise Psychology Master’s program through Argosy University Online. An avid runner, Dr. Kimball enjoys running marathons and recently published his first book; “Grateful Running: Mental Training for the Long Distance Runner.” This Fall he will be teaching PSYC51a, Statistics.
Dr. Nadya Vasilyeva received her M.A. and Ph.D. in psychology from Northeastern University. In her research, Dr. Vasilyeva examines cognitive processes underlying reasoning about uncertainty, focusing on how experience affects decision-making and development of flexible inductive reasoning. In addition, she is now working on a project investigating how intuitive beliefs about the workings of the mind affect the way students learn psychology in college. She teaches courses in Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Research Methods and Statistics in Psychological Research. This Fall she will be teaching PSYC52a, Research Methods and Laboratory in Psychology.
Professor Arthur Wingfield received a Brandeis-Israeli Collaborative Seed Grant! He will be working with the IDC, in Herzliya to initiate collaborative research efforts there.
Congratulations to Dr. Nicolas Rohleder! On Saturday, March 16th he will accept the Herbert E. Weiner Early Career Award and present a lecture at the American Psychosomatic Society meeting.
Professor Arthur Wingfield received 2010 Baltes Distinguished Research Award!
In the News
Professor Leslie Zebrowitz is featured in romantic comedy Losing Control
Health Psychology Laboratory profiled in Brandeis Magazine.
Aging, Culture and Cognition Laboratory study on BrandeisNOW.