Creativity and Music at APA 2014

Last week I attended the 122nd annual conference of the American Psychological Association for the first time. I was glad I did and here are the reasons why: 1) There were so many sessions focusing on creativity! Creativity is such a fringe topic in Cognitive Psychology. It was exhilarating to be in an environment that […]

Successful presentations at the 22nd Annual Meeting of Minds Undergraduate Research Conference

This year every research assistant in the Cognitive Lab presented at Meeting of Minds (MoM)! Four presented posters and one gave a talk. They all did a great job! Brittany Ventline examined the data set we were working on this year to examine whether or not gender differences existed in attention to and use of […]

Familiarity of Thematic Music Affects Story Generation Performance MPA13

Just finished my presentation for the MPA 2013 conference.  I will be giving a talk tomorrow morning (5/2/2013) at 12:00 PM in Salon A. The talk will be about the research I have been conducting examining the ability of thematic music to activate associated concepts and how that activation affects performance in a generation task.  […]