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Jeffrey Blaustein Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award by Society for Behavioral Neuroendocrinology

Jeffrey Blaustein, professor emeritus of psychological and brain sciences, has been selected for the Daniel S. Lehrman Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society for Behavioral Neuroendocrinology. This society provides a welcoming climate during it's meetings and programs, helping students and professionals to develop networks, discuss scientific research, and meet potential mentors.

Linda Isbell Awarded the Manning Prize for Excellence in Teaching

Linda IsbellLinda Isbell, professor in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, has received the 2018 Manning Prize for Excellence in Teaching. Presented by the UMass Amherst Institute for Teaching Excellence and Faculty Development, this award honors one outstanding faculty member from each of the five campuses of the University of Massachusetts.

Jason Sidman ’99 Shares His Career Experience Applying Psychology in Industry

Jason Sidman ‘99, Vice President, Business Development, at tool, Inc., graduated from the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences (PBS) with a focus in developmental science. He has worked extensively in the field of Research and Development (R&D) as a cognitive scientist, user experience designer, and director of cognitive training systems.

Susan Whitbourne Receives the Distinguished Membership Award from Psi Chi

Susan Krauss Whitbourne, professor emerita of psychological and brain sciences, has received the Distinguished Membership Award from Psi Chi, the international honor society in psychology. Individuals selected for this honor "have national or international reputations because of contributions made to psychology and Psi Chi" in the disciplines of research, service, and/or teaching. Whitbourne was presented with this award at the Keynote Psi Chi address at the Eastern Psychological Association Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, on March 1, 2018. She is the 37th person to receive this distinction; other notable recipients include B.F. Skinner, Albert Bandura, and Florence Denmark.

Wisniewski, Breviglia, and Woodman Publish Article in the Journal of Clinical Medicine

Hannah Wisniewski '18 Neuroscience, Emily Breviglia '17 Developmental Disabilities and Human Services, and faculty member Ashley Woodman (pictured left to right) have published a new article in the Journal of Clinical Medicine entitled "The Effect of Music on Exercise Intensity among Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Pilot Study".

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