News

October 12, 2016

See the recent press coverage of lab research on perspective taking!

From left: Thomas Wolbers, Mary Hegarty, Margaret Tarampi, Heather Burte, Peri Gunalp, Alex  Boone.
August 25, 2016

Current  lab members (Mary Hegarty, Peri Gunalp, and Alex Boone) met up with former lab members (Thomas Wolbers, Margaret Tarampi ,and Heather Burte) at the Spatial Cognition conference in Philadelphia, PA in August 2016. Alex and Thomas presented talks while Alex, Peri, Margaret and Heather all presented posters.

May 03, 2016

Congratulations Tara Moossaian for receiving the Frances Colville and Terry Dearborn Memorial Award.

Awarded for outstanding academic achievement to a College of Letters and Science honors student majoring in the sciences, in memory of Frances M. Colville, Associate Professor of Physical Education (1955-64), and Terry H. Dearborn, Associate Professor of Physical Education (1940-64).

October 03, 2015

Peri completed her undergraduate at UC Santa Cruz. Her current research is focused on perspective taking. 

July 29, 2015

Congratulations to Alex Boone, Margaret Tarampi, Nahal Heydari, Trevor Barrett, and Andrew Stull for their successful poster presentations at CogSci 2015!

June 10, 2015

Congratulations to Trevor Barrett and Alex Boone on completing their master's degrees in Spring 2015!

The title of Trevor's master's thesis is: The Effects of Interface Design and Spatial Ability on Virtual Molecule Manipulation Performance
Trevor also advanced to candidacy for the Ph.D degree this year.

The title of Alex's master's thesis is: Sex Differences in Mental Rotation tasks
 

December 18, 2014

Congratulations to Heather Burte, who recently defended her dissertation and is heading to Tufts University for a postdoc.

Anoush
May 20, 2014

Undergraduate lab members Nahal, Chelsea, and Anoush presented their research at the Undergraduate Research Colloquium on May 20th at UCSB.