Dr. Stanley was named a Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America. She received her plaque at a ceremony at this year’s annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America in Boston, MA (November, 2018).
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.
Dr. Stanley, Halley Cooper-Shumway, Skyler Pierce, and Rachel Martin collected data for the American Sign Language (ASL) Expertise study at the DeafNation Expo in Columbus on April 16.
This study is funded by a Summer Fellowship awarded to Dr. Stanley by The University of Akron. Find out more about the study here