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Graduate Students Present Symposium at MPA!

Graduate students Britney Webster, Jennifer Turner, and Cassandra Richards presented their research as part of our symposium entitled, Explaining and Mitigating Age-Related Differences in Social Judgments at the 90th annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association. Chicago, IL April 12-14, 2018

Britney Webster

Jennifer Turner

Cassandra Richards


Akron Group Dinner at MPA

Graduate Student Cassie Richards Awarded Psi Chi Research Grant!

Cassie Richards

2nd Year Graduate Student Cassie Richards was selected as a recipient of the 2017-18 Mamie Phipps Clark Research Grant from Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology.



This $1,500 award will support Cassie’s master’s thesis research entitled, Age-Related Differences in Social Regulation of Emotion: Do Older Adults Outsource Emotion More than Young Adults?

Congratulations, Cassie!

Mamie Phipps Clark was the first African-American woman to earn a Doctor of Philosophy degree in psychology from Columbia University.

Jennifer Turner wins APS Student Grant Competition!

2nd Year Graduate Student Jennifer Turner is one of 8 winners of the 2017 Association for Psychological Science Student Grant Competition.

This seed grant of $500 will help pay for participants for Jenni’s master’s thesis, entitled, The Effectiveness of Power Poses for Increasing the Perceived Competence of Older Adults.

Congratulations, Jenni, on this prestigious award!

Dr. Stanley awarded Faculty Research Summer Fellowship from UA!

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Dr. Stanley was awarded an internal fellowship from the University of Akron for her proposal entitled, The Malleability of Age Deficits in Emotion Perception. This award will enable Dr. Stanley to conduct research during the Summer 2016 studying how expertise in American Sign Language influences age differences in emotion perception. Find out more about the American Sign Language Expertise Study.