Archive for 2016

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St. Peter Herald Writes About Living Laboratory

The St. Peter Herald recently interviewed Deb Johnson ’90, the Director of Education and Exhibits at the Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota, and Professors Kyle Chambers and Patricia Reeder. The article describes the group’s creation of a Living Laboratory, which is a collaboration between the Center for Developmental Science at Gustavus and the Children’s Museum in Mankato. […]

Caroline David ’16 wins Outstanding Psychology Senior Award

Psychological Science Honors major Caroline David ’16 has won the 2016 Donald G. Paterson Award in Psychology. She is the fifth Gustavus student to receive this award, which is given annually to an outstanding Minnesota college senior who plans to have a career in psychology. The Paterson Award has been presented to undergraduate psychology students […]

Congratulations to Caroline David ’16

Recently, Dr. Marie Walker, department chair of Psychological Science nominated Caroline David for the Donald G. Patterson Award in Psychology. Caroline is an outstanding senior and Psychological Science major at Gustavus Adolphus College. Caroline is a member of Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology, Theta Alpha Kappa National Honor Society for Religious Studies […]

Dr. Carl Seashore, Distinguished Alum

You may have noticed a sculpture as you enter the department of Psychological Science. It is a bust of Dr. Carl Seashore, who was an 1891 graduate of Gustavus and widely recognized as one of the early leaders in psychology in America.  This summer, Don Myers, Director of the Hillstrom Museum of Art, confirmed that our Gustavus bronze sculpture […]

Center for Developmental Science Community Involvement

Recently Gustavus’ Center for Developmental Science hosted a display booth at a local Baby and Kids Expo in Mankato, Minnesota. The booth displays raised awareness of the Center, shared current research studies with attendees and encouraged participation in fun studies at the Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota Senior Nick Herzog ’16 manned the booth with Professor Patricia Reeder […]

Psi Chi Welcomes You to Spring Semester 2016!

Psi Chi welcomes you back to the hill for spring semester! We are in the process of planning exciting social events and speakers for the coming months. Be sure to keep your eyes open for more information in the future! If you have any ideas for social events or have a speaker that you would […]

Matt Broschard ’16: Research Observer in Computational Memory Lab

Matt Broschard ’16, a Psychological Science major, was a Research Observer in Dr. Sean Polyn’s Computational Memory Lab at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. Broschard ’16 was supported in this endeavor with an award from the Ivey Psychological Science Student research fund from Gustavus Adolphus College. His main project was analyzing data for an EEG […]