Congratulations to Dr. Hurst!

One of our graduate students, Michelle Hurst, successfully defended her dissertation entitled “Exploring attention to numerical features in proportional reasoning” last week! This week, she leaves for her post-doc at University of Chicago. Congratulations Michelle, we’ll miss you! 

Congratulations Dr. Hurst!

Congratulations Dr. Hurst!

From left to right: Dr. Stacee Santos (Post-doc), Karina Hamamouche (Grad Student), Sophie Savelkous (Grad Student), Dr. Michelle Hurst (Alumni Grad Student), Dr. Sara Cordes (PI), Raychel Gordon (Lab Manager), and Dr. Nadia Chernyak (Post-doc)

From left to right: Dr. Stacee Santos (Post-doc), Karina Hamamouche (Grad Student), Sophie Savelkous (Grad Student), Dr. Michelle Hurst (Alumni Grad Student), Dr. Sara Cordes (PI), Raychel Gordon (Lab Manager), and Dr. Nadia Chernyak (Post-doc)

Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference – 2017

This past week our senior thesis students presented their thesis posters at the Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference here at Boston College! Click here to read more about their projects.

The Effect of Labels on Infants’ Number Discrimination Stephanie Parent Advisor: Sophie Savelkouls and Sara Cordes

The Effect of Labels on Infants’ Number Discrimination
Stephanie Parent
Advisor: Sophie Savelkouls and Sara Cordes

To Compete or to Collaborate: The Effects of Collaboration and Competition on Numerical Estimation and Executive Functioning Kelsey Hawthorne Advisors: Nadia Chernyak and Sara Cordes

To Compete or to Collaborate: The Effects of Collaboration and Competition on Numerical Estimation and Executive Functioning
Kelsey Hawthorne
Advisors: Nadia Chernyak and Sara Cordes

The Impact of Cognitive Load on Temporal and Numerical Processing Maura Keefe Advisors: Karina Hamamouche and Sara Cordes

The Impact of Cognitive Load on Temporal and Numerical Processing
Maura Keefe
Advisors: Karina Hamamouche and Sara Cordes

Spontaneous Representation of Proportions Meghan Santry Advisors: Michelle Hurst and Sara Cordes

Spontaneous Representation of Proportions
Meghan Santry
Advisors: Michelle Hurst and Sara Cordes

How Fraction Labels Impact Adults’ Processing of Proportional Information Amanda Kuron Advisors: Michelle Hurst and Sara Cordes

How Fraction Labels Impact Adults’ Processing of Proportional Information
Amanda Kuron
Advisors: Michelle Hurst and Sara Cordes

When and Why Do Adults Spontaneously Focus on Number and is This Related to Math Performance? Monica Lee Advisors: Sophie Savelkouls and Sara Cordes

When and Why Do Adults Spontaneously Focus on Number and is This Related to Math Performance?
Monica Lee
Advisors: Sophie Savelkouls and Sara Cordes

Congratulations to Stephanie, Kelsey, Maura, Meghan, Amanda, and Monica for all of your hard work!

It’s been a busy semester for the BC Infant and Child Cognition Lab!

One of our graduate students, Sophie, was awarded the Donald J. White Teaching Excellence Award for Graduate Teaching. Sophie also successfully defended her Master’s! Here she is eating some well deserved thematic treats:

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Our two other graduate students, Karina and Michelle, both graduated from the Center for Teaching Excellence’s Apprenticeship in College Teaching Program. Additionally one of our new thesis students, Aziza Alam, was awarded an Advanced Study Grant to begin working on her thesis this summer.

 

This past weekend, our graduate students and post-doc presented their posters at the Cognitive Development Society conference in Columbus, Ohio! Congratulations on another successful conference!

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Welcome to our new interns from the University of Bath in England, Chloe and Becky!

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