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Text messaging to help smokers quit: Does personalization matter?

This is a guest post by Krista DeStasio about her recent paper, published in the Journal of Smoking Cessation. Changing habits and behaviors is hard. We can all think of a time that we set a goal – cutting down on … Continue reading

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Calcott wins APA award!

Good news! Graduate student Rebecca Calcott has been awarded a Dissertation Research Award from the American Psychological Association to support her project, “Cognitive Control: A Bridge Between Neurotransmitters and Real-World Behavior.” Congratulations, Rebecca!

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See our work at APS

SAN Lab grad student Lauren Kahn will be presenting her work on incentivizing self-control at the Association for Psychological Science on Sunday. Hope to see you there!

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New paper from SAN lab members Will and Lauren!

Will and Lauren are authors on a new paper in the journal Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience about vmPFC activation during personal relevance and self-similarity judgments. Congrats, Will and Lauren (and Jenn)! Moore, W. E., Merchant, J. S., Kahn, L. … Continue reading

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Meditation, Gratitude, and Endogenous Opioids

Congrats to Lisa May for receiving a Varela Award from the Mind & Life Institute! This award complements her Dissertation Research Award from the Greater Good Science Center to support her work on the neurobiological mechanisms of pain relief. Lisa writes about … Continue reading

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Jordan and Lauren receive NSF fellowships!

Lab members Jordan Livingston and Lauren Kahn are named 2013 NSF Graduate Research Fellows. Congratulations, Jordan and Lauren! UPDATE [8/13/13]: Here is the Around-the-O story about them!

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Rebecca wins an NSERC graduate scholarship!

Graduate student Rebecca Calcott wins the prestigious Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada award. Congratulations, Rebecca!

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Lisa wins a Greater Good Science Center Dissertation Award!

Doctoral student Lisa May earned a Dissertation Research Award from the Greater Good Science Center. Congrats, Lisa!

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SAN Lab members and collaborators in JNeuro

Some exciting new results from Jenn, Lauren, and Junaid in the Journal of Neuroscience: Longitudinal Change in the Neural Bases of Adolescent Social Self-Evaluations: Effects of Age and Pubertal Development Self-evaluations undergo significant transformation during early adolescence, developing in parallel … Continue reading

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