Congratulations to Will Beischel, Hadeel Barrawi, Rob Polumbo, and Leanne Stacey who received Provost Fellowships to do research in the lab over the coming year. Will will continue working with the aging group to develop metamemory and adaptive encoding measures for use with EEG to explore factors responsible for individual differences in long-term memory in older adults. Hadeel will work with Dr. Silton on her project investigating executive functions in people undergoing treatment for depression. Rob will work with Johnson Fellow Callie Short, graduate Laura Stockdale, and Dr. Morrison to develop measures to investigate the influence of violent media on cognition. Leanne will collaborate with graduate student Laura Stockdale, Dr. Morrison, and Dr. Seung-Chul Yoo in the School of Communications to investigate factors affecting brand memory and attitude in advertisements place in violent video games.
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