Lab News

October 2018

  • Daniel Alonso was awarded an SPSP Diversity Undergraduate Registration Award for the 2019 SPSP Convention
  • Kristina wins the MacArthur Foundation award.

September 2018

  • The lab welcomes new graduate student, Bryn Bandt-Law.

August 2018

  • Graduate student Annie Fast successfully defends her dissertation and moves to Bellingham for her new faculty position at Western Washington University.

July 2018

  • Current postdoc, Selin Gulgoz, current student, Eric Gomez, and former lab manager, Maddy DeMeules' paper on attitudes toward trans kids was accepted at the Journal of Cognition and Development
  • Former postdoc, Sara Haga's, paper on the bias blindspot in children was accepted at Social Cognition.

June 2018

  • Graduate student Arianne Eason successfully defends her dissertation and heads off to her postdoc at Washington University in St Louis, deferring her faculty position at UC-Berkeley until 2019.
  • Honors student, Sanjana Ravi wins the Guthrie Prize for best undergraduate empirical research. She and fellow honors student, Bella Lee, graduate.
  • The lab welcomes new lab manager, Kayla Lewis.

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
  • Bryn Bandt-Law wins the NSF graduate 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.