Keeping the interest of kindergarteners through second-graders at the end of a long day isn't easy. But an after-school program conducted at Rockbridge County's Central Elementary School succeeded in doing so, teaching them about parts of the brain, brain development, how the brain impacts behavior and how environment impacts the brain.
Dr. Linda Martin Alcoff, professor of philosophy at Hunter College and the CUNY Graduate Center, will present the Root Lecture for 2014 at Washington and Lee University on Wednesday, March 12, at 5:15 p.m. in Northen Auditorium in Leyburn Library.
Two student researchers and one alumnus at Washington and Lee University have won a Regional Research Award from Psi Chi—the National Honor Society in Psychology—at the Midwestern Psychology Association (MPA) National Conference.
Eric Shuman, a Washington and Lee University senior, from Black Mountain, N.C., has received the 2013 David G. Elmes Pathfinder Prize in Psychology.
Psychology professor Dan Johnson's research uses "nano-narratives" as a way to remember abstract concepts.
W&L psychology professor, students crafting new study
W&L seniors Renata Carlson and Taylor Maxey have accepted the offer from the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program to work as assistant language teachers (ALT) in Japan.
Charlotte Collins, from Dallas, Texas, a member of the Class of 2014 at Washington and Lee University, has been awarded the G. Holbrook Barber Scholarship Award.
The results are in and, as Bob Mankoff, cartoon editor of the New Yorker, made clear, the results are final. Marthe Honts '97 won the special New Yorker/W&L cartoon caption contest.
Anderson Smith, Regents Professor of Psychology Emeritus at Georgia Institute of Technology, will lecture on memory and aging on Tuesday, May 7, at 5 p.m. at Washington and Lee.