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Students from Seneca Street School in Oneida visit with a snake in Prof. Dave Gapp's lab.
Faculty Help Local Children Discover the Wonders of Science

Two groups of local third-grade students recently enjoyed some hands-on science learning with the help of Hamilton’s science faculty. For about 20 years, Professor of Biology Dave Gapp has organized “Science Exploration Days” which bring classes of elementary school students to Hamilton for guided tours and short lessons in various areas of science.  More ...

Jeremy Skipper
Skipper Awarded $907K NIH Grant

Assistant Professor of Psychology Jeremy Skipper has been awarded a $907,350 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for his research project "Neurobiology of Speech Perception in Real-World Contexts." The long-term objective of this research “is to understand the neural mechanisms of language comprehension in real-world settings, in which the brain can use context to aid in communication.”  More ...

Jennifer Borton
Borton Featured on InsideHigherEd

Associate Professor of Psychology Jennifer Borton’s recording for the nationally syndicated Academic Minute program was featured on InsideHigherEd’s website on Feb. 22. Borton discusses why trying to suppress negative thoughts is often counterproductive on the recording that was broadcast by public radio station WAMC on Feb. 7.  More ...

Jennifer Borton
Borton Presents at Society for Personality and Social Psychology

Associate Professor of Psychology Jennifer Borton presented a poster at the annual conference of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology held in San Antonio on Jan. 29-30. Her poster was titled “Level and Contingency of Self-Esteem Predict Thought Suppression, Rumination, and Self-Reflection.”  More ...

Deborah Barany '11 and Anthony Sali '10
Neuro and Psych Students Publish in Experimental Brain Research

In 2009, Deborah A. Barany '11 and Anthony W. Sali '10 participated in Hamilton's Summer Science Research Program. Under the supervision of Psychology and Neuroscience professor Jonathan Vaughan, they investigated how people control movements in complex environments. A poster about the work was presented at the annual Psychonomic Society meeting in 2009.  More ...

Carolyn Dopp '11, Liz Chapin '12 and Danielle Mortarano '12.
Psych Researchers Measure Relational Aggression
Rapidly becoming a cult classic, Mean Girls gives its viewers more than a wildly entertaining movie experience: it offers a front row seat to the effects of relational aggression. Initially thought to be present mostly in middle- and high-school girls, relational aggression has been found in almost all demographics. Working under Professors of Psychology Gregory Pierce and Penny Yee, Liz Chapin ’12, Carolyn Dopp ’11 and Danielle Mortorano ’12 have been testing new ways to measure relational aggression. More ...
Mark Oakes, Jean Burr, Stephanie Anglin '10 and Meredith Kivett '10 at the Conference on Relational Aggression
Faculty, Recent Grads Attend Conference on Relational Aggression
Assistant Professor of Psychology Jean Burr, Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology Mark Oakes and May graduates Meredith Kivett and Stephanie Anglin attended the Conference on Relational Aggression June 15-16, in Omaha, Neb. More ...
Mary Meinke '12, Clair Cassiello '11 and Lauren Liebman '12.
Student Research Group Designing ADHD Assessment
Working under Professor of Psychology Penny Yee, Clair Cassiello ’11, Lauren Liebman ’12 and Mary Meinke ’12 are designing a more reliable and accurate study to better assess the characteristics and behaviors associated with ADHD in adults. More ...
Sam Briggs '12 and Beril Esen '13
Sam Briggs '12 and Beril Esen '13 Investigate Defensive Self-Esteem
Imagine looking through a series of portraits and being asked to observe the faces of each one. What if suddenly you saw your own face on the screen? How would you react? According to Sam Briggs ’12 and Beril Esen ’13, a lot of that reaction depends on how you feel about yourself. More ...
Douglas Weldon, Nicole Snyder and Angel David Nieves
Teaching Awards Presented at Annual Class & Charter Day

Hamilton College's highest awards for teaching were presented on May 7 to three faculty members. Douglas Weldon, the Stone Professor of Psychology and director of the Neuroscience Program, was awarded the Samuel & Helen Lang Prize for Excellence in Teaching; Assistant Professor of Chemistry Nicole Snyder received the Class of 1963 Excellence in Teaching Award; and Associate Professor of Africana Studies Angel David Nieves was honored with the John R. Hatch Excellence in Teaching Award.  More ...

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