W.B Pillsbury Prize
Monica obtained her Biopsychology, Cognition, & Neuroscience B.S. with Highest Honors, for her thesis titled "Longitudinal associations of infections with dementia: 28-year analysis of 3.5 million New Zealand citizens," under the mentorship of Leah Richmond-Rakerd.
Amy obtained her Psychology B.S. with Highest Honors, for her thesis titled "Children’s evaluations of intentions regarding violations of novel public-health measures," under the mentorship of Felix Warneken.
Louis Bernstein Undergraduate Psychology Research Award
Elizabeth graduated Winter 2022 with High Honors, majoring in Biopsychology, Cognition, and Neuroscience. She completed her thesis titled, "The Effect of Working Memory Re-exposure on Episodic Memory in Older Adults" under the mentorship of Patricia Reuter-Lorenz.
Both Sherry and Manjiang major in Psychology and are currently writing their Honors theses.
Manjiang's thesis will be titled "Reactions to the Misalignment Between Work and Identity: A Qualitative Study in the “996” Context" under the mentorship of Mari Kira.
Sherry's thesis will be titled "Beta power oscillations during isochronous tone perception in stuttering speakers" under the co-mentorship of Soo-Eun Chang and Ioulia Kovelman.
Anne Rudo Memorial Award
All three students major in Biopsychology, Cognition, and Neuroscience.
Leonard graduated Winter 2022 with High Honors, completing his thesis titled "The Relationship Between Volunteering and Mental Health Outcomes in College Students During COVID-19" under the mentorship of Nestor Lopez-Duran.
Martha Muenzer Memorial Awards
Both students major in Biopsychology, Cognition, and Neuroscience B.S., and plan to begin writing their Honors theses next year.
Briana will be working on her thesis next year under the mentorship of Hans Schroder, studying the perceptions of mental health and treatment among senior populations.
Jingqi will be working on her thesis next year under the mentorship of Laura Zahodne studying how early life variables such as education quality would likely affect brain outcomes in aging, to help us understand aging from a lifespan perspective and create interventions for cognitive impairment.
Al Cain Honors Award
Major: Biopsychology, Cognition, and Neuroscience B.S., with Highest Honors; Winter 2022 graduate
Thesis: "A Closer Look at Ethnic and Racial Identity: Measuring the Frequency of Ethnic and Racial Identity Activation and Its Association with Psychosocial Adjustment."
Mentors: Kai Cortina and Kevin Miller
LSA Honors Raoul Wallenberg Humanitarian Award
Major: Psychology B.A., High Honors; Winter 2022 graduate
Thesis: “The Grass Is Not Greener On The Other Side: A Qualitative Study Utilizing Psychological Frameworks to Understand the Beliefs, Attitudes, and Policies that are Shaping Violence within Rohingya Refugee Camps."
Faculty mentor: Joshua Rabinowitz
Lorraine Nadelman Honors Thesis Award in Developmental Psychology; Edward Chang Diversity Research Award; FABBS Undergraduate Research Excellence Award
Major: Biopsychology, Cognition, & Neuroscience B.A., Highest Honors; Winter 2022 graduate
Thesis: “How do a bilingual’s two languages interact? Cross-linguistic transfer of morphological awareness in Spanish-English bilinguals."
Mentor: Ioulia Kovelman