"During the past few decades, the state of neuroscientific mind reading has advanced substantially. Cognitive psychologists armed with an fMRI machine can tell whether a person is having depressive thoughts; they can see which concepts a student has mastered by comparing his brain patterns with those of his teacher. By analyzing brain scans, a computer system can edit together crude reconstructions of movie clips you’ve watched. One research group has used similar technology to accurately describe the dreams of sleeping subjects.
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Naoum Fares Marayati, a 2019 Department of Psychology graduate, has been named a George J. Mitchell Scholar. Twelve Mitchell Scholarships were awarded to students nationwide by the nonprofit U.S.-Ireland Alliance.
Department of Psychology Professor, Joel Cooper, and Graduate Student, Logan Pearce, have discovered an approach that they found successfully motivated people to make appointments for vaccinations and to consistently follow measures such as social distancing and mask wearing.
Molly Crockett will join Princeton’s Department of Psychology and University Center for Human Values in July 2022.
The Department of Psychology will welcome three new Assistant Professors beginning in August 2021.
The Department of Psychology held its annual Class Day event on Monday, May 24, 2021, to celebrate graduating seniors, honors recipients, and award winners.
During the celebrations, the Department recognized the following Class of 2021 Honors recipients.
Kennedy Casey, Samantha Grayson, James Packman, and Ella Whitfield
Tara Blundell, Emma Cottrill, Carson Gutiérrez, Shira Moolten, and Emma Rafter
Princeton faculty members Mitchell Duneier, J. Nicole Shelton, Keith Wailoo, Nieng Yan, and Deborah Yashar, as well as Presidential Visiting Scholar in the Lewis Center for the Arts Hilton Als of The New Yorker have been elected to the Academy of Arts and Sciences.
The Department of Psychology will virtually host its annual Class Day ceremony for graduating Seniors and their families on Monday, May 24th.
Paige Allen ’21, Amy Jeon ’21, and James Packman ’21 have won the 2021 Moses Taylor Pyne Honor Prize, the highest general distinction an undergraduate can receive.
Read It Online: Princeton University seniors Allen, Jeon, Packman win Pyne Prize