Congrats to Ringo and Mason for presenting posters/lightning talks on how temporally dynamic emotional and attentional states influence event structure in memory!
Brandon will be an incoming PhD student in fall 2023. Brandon previously worked in the labs of Dr. Michael Kahana (UPENN) and Dr. Vishnu Murty (Temple University), where he used free recall and EEG methods to study the organization of human memory.
Janys will discuss her work on developing a novel emotion-tracking tool to classify different profiles of emotion flexibility. She will also discuss how this tool can identify patterns of flexibility that relate to clinical symptoms of depression and PTSD. Her data blitz is part of the UCLA Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference. Congrats, Janys!
Congratulations to first-year PhD student Bailey Harris on earning an NSF-GRFP Honorable Mention for her proposal examining how acute stress influences the organization of episodic memory.
Congratulations to first-year PhD student Erin Morrow on earning an NSF-GRFP Honorable Mention for her proposal examining how emotional arousal distorts memories to resolve interference.
These fellowships will fund new fMRI work examining how music-induced emotional states influence the acquisition of new memories.
Congratulations to Dr. David Clewett for receiving a 2022 Undergraduate Research Week Faculty Mentor Award! This award honors the considerable dedication of faculty mentors who have served as effective research mentors to undergraduate students.
Congratulations to RA Ziyuan Chen, who was selected to present at the 2022 UCLA Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference (PURC)!
Congratulations to lab manager Jamie Greer, who was accepted to join Dr. Elizabeth Phelps' lab at Harvard this fall!
Congratulations to lab manager Jamie Greer, who won a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) award!