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CLOSED for 2017
Submission deadline was May 15

Each year, the Psychonomic Society gives up to 15 Graduate Travel Awards to student members of the Society. Each awardee receives a $1,000 (USD) stipend supporting travel to the Annual Meeting.

General Rules for Applying

  1. Graduate student members of the Psychonomic Society may apply for a travel award. All student members whose dues are paid by 12 midnight EDT on May 12 are eligible to apply for the Graduate Travel Award.
  2. Applicants must be the first author and presenter of a poster submitted for presentation at the Annual Meeting.
  3. Applicants submit a sponsored Psychonomic Society abstract AND application for the Graduate Student Travel Award by May 15.
  4. Applications must include:
    1. Research summary (1,000 words + figure + references) that includes how the research fits into the “big picture.”
    2. Summary must be written by the applicant.
    3. Letter of support from the student’s advisor (advisor need not be a Psychonomic Society member).
  5. Recipients are not eligible for the award in the following year’s competition.

Recipients receive:

  •  Competitive Travel Award ($1,000 USD).
  • A special notation in the Abstract Book indicating the honor.
  • Honor that can be listed on the student’s vita.

Psychonomic Society Graduate Travel
Award Recipients

Kirsten Adam
University of Chicago
The reliability and stability of change detection capacity estimates

Siti Syuhada Binte Faizal
Washington University in St. Louis
Visual word processing in an atypical learning situation: The case of non-Arabic-speaking Qur’anic memoriser

Sara Davis

Iowa State University
Variation in Initial Test Performance Does Not Affect the Benefit of Testing in Cued Recall

Juan Guevara Pinto

Louisiana State University
The Low-Prevalence Effect Transfers to Across Tasks

Mehmet Gunal

University of Texas at Dallas
Survival Processing of Face Memory

Hannah Hausman

Williams College
Pretesting To Facilitate Conceptual Learning from Reading Texts

Corinne Holmes

Temple University
Integrating partial viewpoints of space: Array stability supports flexibility 

Ana Marcet

Universitat De Valencia
Does Perceptual Grouping Modulate Letter Position Coding?

Rachel Pizzie

Dartmouth College
The Academic Anxiety Inventory: Assessing the Impact of Anxiety Across Scholastic Domains

William Saban

Hebrew University of Jerusalem
From Reflexive to Volitional Processes

Edyta Sasin
University of Groningen
Can we Learn to Forget?

Michelle Stepan
Michigan State University
Sleep and Eyewitness Identifications: Changes in Decision Making Strategies

Matti Vuorre
Columbia University
The Relation Between the Sense of Agency and the Experience of Flow

Drew Weatherhead
University of Waterloo
Visual speech influences lexical access in infants

Peiyun Zhou
University of Illinois
Is imagining a voice like “listening” to it? Evidence from ERPs

Psychonomic Society Graduate Travel

Award Recipients

Maisy Best
University of Exeter
Abstract #1117: Automatic Stopping When Distracted

Paulo Carvalho
Indiana University
Abstract #2191: Blocked Study Results in Better Encoding of the Frequent (Non-Diagnostic) Properties of the Categories

Katherine Clark
University of Missouri-Columbia
Abstract #5086: Development of Working Memory
Capacity and Precision for Tone Pitch

Taylor M. Curley
Villanova University
Abstract #4130: Overcoming Talker Variability When Learning
Speech Sound Categories: A Computational Approach

Laura M. Getz
University of Virginia
Abstract #4006: The Correspondence of Pitch
and Size Dimensions Is Not Automatic

Kyle Hardman
University of Missouri
Abstract #5199: Testing the Absolute Validity of
Mathematical Models Used in Working Memory

Darin Hoyer
George Washington University
Abstract #3029: Distance and Direction
Information in Spatial Environments

Karen L. Melrose
University of Warwick
Abstract #5190: How We Compare Our Health to Others:
A Rank-Based Model of Social Comparison

Hillary Mullet
Duke University
Abstract #1070: Correcting False Memories

Matthew Kyle Robison
University of Oregon
Abstract #1030: The Neurotic Wandering Mind

Travis Morgan Seale-Carlisle
Royal Holloway, University of London
Abstract #5038: Verbal Descriptions Reduce Discriminability
but the Confidence-Accuracy Relationship Is Strong

Cynthia S.Q. Siew
University of Kansas
Abstract #2145: The Influence of Network
Density on Spoken Word Recognition

Amy M. Smith
Tufts University
Abstract #1069: Increasing Age-Related Memory
Distortion via Stereotype Activation

Kyle Weichman
University of West Florida
Abstract #3091: The Effects of Long-Term Conceptual Knowledge and
Categorical Distinctiveness on Object Bindings in Working Memory

Xin Xie
University of Connecticut
Abstract #4133: Perceptual Adaptation to Foreign-Accented
Speech Reshapes the Internal Structure of Phonetic Categories

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