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Is self-control just choice?

Our new paper at Current Directions in Psychological Science asks whether self-control is “special,” or whether it is just like any other choice. We present a model for understanding and modeling self-control as value-based choice, and discuss the advantages that emerge from this approach. The … Continue reading

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DeStasio wins prestigious NSF award!

Congratulations to Krista DeStasio on earning a 2017 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Award! The GRFP is awarded to highly promising doctoral candidates in many scientific fields, and fully funds three years of graduate school. Congrats, Krista, on this … Continue reading

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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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