Archives for "Psychology"

Wednesday

July 23, 2014 3:38 pm

Biomedical research at Bates gets $459K boost from INBRE

Biomedical research at Bates gets $459K boost from INBRE

Thanks to funding from a partnership of institutions in Maine, Bates will receive more than $459,000 this year to support biomedical research.

Monday

July 14, 2014 4:04 pm

Award supports Kahan’s study of cultural influences on visual perception

Award supports Kahan’s study of cultural influences on visual perception

Todd Kahan, a psychology professor who studies how people process visual information, has received a major award that will allow him to explore how cultural differences affect those processes.

Thursday

May 22, 2014 3:00 pm

Gloom and misery begone? Statistics gets a major makeover from a student-professor team

Gloom and misery begone? Statistics gets a major makeover from a student-professor team

The bane of many social science majors, statistics will be taught far differently next year, thanks to a student-faculty team led by Professor of Psychology Amy Douglass.

Thursday

May 1, 2014 11:58 am

Microsoft’s Susan Dumais ’75 is a big reason why, computer-wise, you find what you seek

Microsoft’s Susan Dumais ’75 is a big reason why, computer-wise, you find what you seek

Dumais’ contributions have touched how we find, use and make sense of information from our computers and the Internet.

Tuesday

April 15, 2014 12:56 pm

Project for Peace award goes to Tatro, Schriger for humanitarian work in Rwanda

Project for Peace award goes to Tatro, Schriger for humanitarian work in Rwanda

A Davis Project for Peace award has gone to seniors Simone Schriger and Devin Tatro to support an initiative in Rwanda to support children of incarcerated people.

Thursday

April 3, 2014 2:04 pm

Watson Fellows to explore marine algae industry, donation of body parts

Watson Fellows to explore marine algae industry, donation of body parts

Simone Schriger and Brian Kennedy have won highly competitive Watson Fellowships, awarded to seniors of “unusual promise” for a year of international travel and research.

Thursday

April 3, 2014 1:24 pm

2014 Watson Fellow Simone Schriger

2014 Watson Fellow Simone Schriger

Simone Schriger, a senior psychology major from Los Angeles, is one of two Bates seniors to be awarded a 2014 Watson Fellowship.

Monday

August 19, 2013 12:00 pm

Summer Student Research: Schriger ’14 examines dating violence among Chilean college students

Summer Student Research: Schriger ’14 examines dating violence among Chilean college students

Schriger received grant funding through the Mellon Foundation to help her integrate her summer research into her academic work as a senior.

Thursday

July 25, 2013 2:05 pm

Psychology, Fall 2013

We are excited to welcome Visiting Assistant Professor Jesse Bengson to the department this year. He comes to us from…

Friday

June 21, 2013 12:46 pm

Audio Slide Show: ‘Mentoring and Learning’ — Kim Sullivan fosters college aspirations

Audio Slide Show: ‘Mentoring and Learning’ — Kim Sullivan fosters college aspirations

Bonner Leader Kim Sullivan ’13 discusses her commitment to the City of Lewiston and the Tree Street Youth Center, an…