Archive for July, 2019

Congratulations, Megan!

Megan Tan, a former DiSH RA, will be attending a Doctorate program for Physical Therapy this Fall! She had several offers, and has chosen to attend George Washington University to pursue her Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Here’s what she had to say: “I’m excited to announce that I will be attending George Washington University this […]

Congratulations, Daniel!

DiSH grad student Daniel was recently named a recipient of the 2019-2020 Marvin Hoffenberg Fellowship in American Politics & Public Policy. Here’s what he had to say: “This fellowship is awarded by UCLA’s Race, Ethnicity, Politics & Society (REPS) Lab and provides recipients with funding to conduct experimental research on the psychology of race, ethnicity, and/or politics. […]

Read Erin’s new article on working with undergraduate research assistants!

Past DiSH lab manager and current University of Minnesota grad student Erin Standen just wrote an article for the Psychological Science Agenda that was just published last month. This article is titled, “Working with undergraduate research assistants: Effective for you, enriching for them.” Erin mentions tips for building a mutually beneficial relationship with research assistants […]

Dr. T discusses comfort eating in a new interview with Inverse!

In a new interview published by Inverse, titled “The Truth About What Stress-Eating Does To Your Body,” Dr. T discusses comfort eating. Dr. T also mentions findings from the DiSH Lab that reject popular opinion about American eating habits and says, “For example, we’ve published research showing that low-calorie dieting doesn’t actually work for long-term […]

Congratulations, Emma!

Emma Schopp, a former DiSH RA and study coordinator, has accepted an offer to join the NIH Postbac IRTA program! This is a very prestigious program that provides postbacs an opportunity to conduct full-time research at the NIH and prepare for graduate school. Here’s what she had to say: “After spending the past year in […]