Stories about "Psychology"
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Robbins ’11 is lead author of landmark paper on asexual coming-out experience

Friday, October 16, 2015 11:46 am

What started as a way for Nicolette Robbins ’11 to spend her final Short Term has become groundbreaking research on what it’s like to come out as an asexual person.

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Bates hosts a talk on societal perceptions of infertility

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 1:53 pm

The Bates College psychology department welcomes Anne Belden for a public presentation on infertility on March 26.

Bates biology professor Larissa Williams discusses the image of a zebrafish embryo at the Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory on July 23. Mostly from Bates, the students with her are, from left, Nabil Saleem '15, Roshni Mangar (College of the Atlantic '16), Katie Paulson '15 and Sophie Salas '15. (Bill Church/MDIBL)
Biomedical research at Bates gets $459K boost from INBRE

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 3:38 pm

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

Professor of Psychology Todd Kahan. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Award supports Kahan’s study of cultural influences on visual perception

Monday, July 14, 2014 4:04 pm

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.

“If the course is ever going to appeal to students who are less comfortable with statistics, I need to understand the student experience,” says Professor of Psychology Amy Douglas. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Gloom and misery begone? Statistics gets a major makeover from a student-professor team

Thursday, May 22, 2014 3:00 pm

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.

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

Thursday, May 1, 2014 11:58 am

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

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

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 12:56 pm

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.

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

Thursday, April 3, 2014 2:04 pm

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.

Watson Fellow Simone Schriger '14. (Sarah Crosby/Bates College)
2014 Watson Fellow Simone Schriger

Thursday, April 3, 2014 1:24 pm

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

Simone Schriger '14 in La Campana National Park, Chile. (Arantxa Gallegos)
Summer Student Work: Schriger ’14 examines dating violence among Chilean college students

Monday, August 19, 2013 12:00 pm

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

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