Lab News

April 2018

  • Kristina wins the National Science Foundation's Alan T. Waterman Award.
  • Graduate student Lily Durwood wins the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

March 2018

  • Undergraduate honors student, Sanjana Ravi, wins the APS Travel Award and the UW Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Award!
  • Undergrad independent project student, Deja Edwards, wins the Mary Gates Research Fellowship to support her research.

January 2018

  • Grad student, Anne Fast, receives and accepts assistant professor position at Western Washington University to begin in Fall 2018.
  • The lab receives a grant from the Arcus Foundation.
  • Undergraduate thesis student, Sanjana Ravi, and lab manager, Riley Lowe, had posters accepted for APS 2018.

September 2017

  • Daniel joins the lab as a project coordinator.
  • Graduate Student, Jessica Glazier, joins as a new grad student.
  • Selin's paper reviewing our findings from TYP is accepted at Child Development Perspectives.
  • Lab receives a grant from the National Institutes of Health.
  • PI, Kristina Olson, publishes piece in Scientific American.
  • Graduate student, Elizabeth Ake, passed her general exam.

August 2017

  • Former postdoc Sara Haga's paper on belief revision accepted at Developmental Psychology.
  • Graduate student James Rae's paper on implicit social cognition in children accepted at Developmental Psychology.
  • Graduate student, Annie Fast's paper on intellectual property accepted at Plos One.

July 2017

  • Selin Gulgoz wins a postdoctoral fellowship from the National Science Foundation.
  • Graduate student Elizabeth Ake's paper on gender stereotyping in transgender children accepted at Developmental Science.
  • Lab receives grant from Satterberg Foundation.
  • Lab receives replicability grant from the National Science Foundation.
  • Kristina becomes Associate Chair of Psychology for Graduate Studies.

May 2017

  • Graduate student Annie Fast receives Department Distinguished Teaching Award and University Dissertation Fellowship.
  • Graduate students Annie and Ari both receive the Department Distinguished Service Award.
  • Gabriella completes her honors thesis.

December 2016

  • James successfully defended his dissertation! Congrats Dr. Rae!
  • Allison won a postdoc travel award to attend SPSP.
  • Riley joined the team as a Research Study Coordinator.
  • Undergrad thesis student, Bella Lee, won a Mary Gates Research Fellowship.

November 2016

  • Lily's work on mental health in transgender children accepted in JAACAP.
  • Allison's work on the origins of social bias was accepted in Psychological Science.

September 2016

  • Annie's paper on transgender preschoolers was accepted in Child Development.
  • Selin began her postdoc at the SCD Lab.
  • Lily joined the lab as a graduate student.
  • Annie passed her general exam.