I-LABS Video Wins APA Competition

I-LABSAwards, Outreach, Publication, Research

Outreach and Education Specialist at I-LABS Marley Jarvis’ video, Moving in Unison has won The American Psychological Association’s PsycShorts Video Festival and Competition.  Marley’s two-minute video highlights research on synchrony and cooperation done here at I-LABS through her original animation. Marley’s video can be seen here. Congratulations Marley!

I-LABS Graduate Student Jose Ceballos Wins Marr Prize

I-LABSAwards, Publication, Research

Congratulations to Jose Ceballos who, along with Andrea Stocco and Chantal Prat, co-authored the paper “The Role of Basal Ganglia Reinforcement Learning in Lexical Priming and Automatic Semantic Ambiguity Resolution.”  This paper was one of only two to receive the Cognitive Science Society’s Marr Prize this year. This prize is given out annually to the best student-first authored paper at their … Read More

Patricia Kuhl receives 2018 APA Distinguished Scientific Contributions Award


 I-LABS co-Director Dr. Patricia Kuhl has been honored with the 2018 American Psychological Association (APA) Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions for her “seminal contributions to understanding the foundations of speech perception in human infancy and the impact of early speech perception on later language acquisition”. The award recognizes scientists for their excellence in theoretical or empirical research in the field … Read More

I-LABS wins Facilitator’s Choice in NSF’s STEM for All Video Showcase

I-LABSAwards, Media Coverage, Research

Allison Master’s research on girl’s motivation for STEM activities was one of 200 videos in the 2018 STEM for All Video Showcase, and was selected to receive the “Facilitator’s Choice” award. This online event features innovative research sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) that aims to improve STEM learning and teaching.  A gender gap exists in interest in programming, computer science … Read More

I-LABS co-Director one of world’s 50 most influential psychologists


Meltzoff among 50 most influential psychologists in the world Andrew N. Meltzoff is among the top “50 most influential living psychologists in the world,” according to an analysis published in January 2018. The named scientists include Nobel prize-winner Danny Kahneman, renowned scientist Michael Posner, and others. The complete list in alphabetical order can be found here:https://thebestschools.org/magazine/most-influential-psychologists-world/ Andrew Meltzoff holds the … Read More

Society for Research in Child Development Fellowship Awarded

I-LABSAwards, Research

I-LABS graduate student Melanie Fish has been awarded the SRCD Pre-doctoral State Policy Scholar Program in Early Learning! ​The Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) ​supports​ scholars with placements in state Executive Branch offices working on state pre-​k programs. The program aims to provide participants with firsthand experience in state policymaking and program implementation/evaluation, while also providing state Executive Branch agencies greater access to … Read More

Mary Gates Scholarship Awarded


Congratulations to Hiu Tung Gloria, Lam, who was recently awarded with the prestigious Mary Gates Research Scholarship! Gloria is an international student from Singapore, a senior majoring in Speech and Hearing Sciences. She has been working on her honors thesis with Drs. Christina Zhao and Patricia Kuhl. Her research examines the relationship between early music training and working memory. Mary … Read More

Adrian KC Lee awarded an NSF Collaborative Research in Computational Neuroscience grant

I-LABSAwards, Research

I-LABS faculty member Adrian KC Lee and his colleague Emily Fox (Statistics, Computer Science & Engineering) have been awarded an NSF Collaborative Research in Computational Neuroscience (CRCNS) grant, inspired by work supported by a joint postdoctoral fellowship. The grant, “Modeling of Interacting Time Series to Discover Cortical Networks Associated with Auditory Processing Dysfunction”, grew out of the research of UWIN … Read More