What Have We Been Up To?

Check out some of the recent events and accomplishments in our lab!

Congratulations, Micaela!

April 27th, 2022

We are excited to announce that Micaela Andreo graduated from OSU with her bachelor’s in Psychology! She will be attending the University of Texas at Dallas to work towards a doctorate in Cognitive Psychology. Her mentor will be Dr. Chandramilika Basak in the school of Brain and Behavioral Sciences. We congratulate her and wish her the best in this next step in academia!

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Rachael awarded grant!

April 11, 2022

Congratulations to Rachael Turner who won an OSU Women's Faculty Council Student Research Award for her work on Caregiver Preparedness during the Covid-19 Pandemic. This work examined whether informal caregivers of adults with dementia or disabilities were prepared for the reduced access to resources that came with lockdowns and how caregiver burden and resilience were related to preparedness.

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Congratulations, Rachael!

August 27th, 2021

Rachael Turner successfully defended her thesis on Factors associated with caregiver stress and self-reported cognition during the COVID-19 pandemic. Congratulations Rachael!

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Erin Harrington Accepts Post Doc at Penn State!

April 6th, 2021

Dr. Erin Harrington has accepted an exciting postdoctoral fellowship at Penn State! Erin will be a Postdoctoral Scholar of Biobehavioral Health, Stress, Immunity, and Aging under the direction of Dr. Jennifer Graham-Engeland and Dr. Christopher Engeland in the Department of Biobehavioral Health, College of Health and Human Development. Congratulations, Erin! You earned it!

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Congratulations, Dr. Erin Harrington!

April 5th, 2021

Erin Harrington successfully defended her dissertation on parental division of prospective memory demands and consequences of familial remembering. Congratulations, Dr. Harrington!

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Second Place Poster Award at virtual OPS 2020

May 6th, 2020

Congratulations to our research assistants who attended the virtual Oklahoma Psychological Society conference and received the second-place poster award for their work: How do participants remember to show up? An examination of prospective memory strategy use. Wonderful job, Erin, Emery, and Vanessa!

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Robberson Summer Dissertation Award

April 25th, 2020

Congratulations, Erin Harrington, for being selected for a 2020 Robberson Summer Dissertation Fellowship. As part of this fellowship, Erin will receive $6,000 to support her dissertation work, which focuses on prospective memory demands and parenting. Keep it up!

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Congratulations, Emery!

April 15th, 2020

We are thrilled to announce that Emery Thackerson has accepted a graduate student position at Oklahoma State University! She will be working with Dr. James Grice beginning in Fall 2020. We are so proud of you!

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David G. Thomas Outstanding Graduate Student Scholarship

April 5th, 2020

Congratulations to Erin Harrington for being selected for the inaugural David G. Thomas Outstanding Graduate Student Scholarship. This award recognizes a student who has demonstrated excellence in coursework, teaching, service, and scholarship. We are so proud of you!

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Janet Hyde Graduate Student Research Grant

October 14, 2019

Congratulations to Erin Harrington for receiving an honorable mention for her submission to the Janet Hyde Graduate Student Research Grant. Keep up the great work!

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Welcome to the lab, Rachael!

August 5th, 2019

We are thrilled to announce that Rachael Turner has officially joined the lab as a graduate student. We are so excited to have you! Check out Rachael's bio on our Lab Members page.

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Second Place Poster Award at OPS 2019

April 12th, 2019

Congratulations to our research assistants who attended the Oklahoma Psychological Society conference and received a second-place poster award for their work titled: Survival processing: Is there a kinship-processing memory advantage?

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Vickie Little Teaching Award

August 1st, 2018

Congratulations to graduate student Erin Harrington for begin awarded the Vickie M. Little teaching award!

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First Place Poster Award at OPS 2018

April 20th, 2018

Lab members Erin Harrington, Maddison Detwiler, Amelia Kurk, Vanessa Lay, and Jon Schneider took home the first place poster award at the Oklahoma Psychological Society (OPS) Conference. Way to go!

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