Penn State receives a five-year, nearly $6 million grant to study factors promoting early childhood development

Oct 18, 2021

The effects of genetics, home environment, and prenatal substance use on child health and brain development are largely unknown, even though pregnancy and early childhood are incredibly important periods of growth. To address this knowledge gap, Penn State was recently awarded a five-year, $5.8…

Research on the influence of perceptual similarity and individual differences on false memories in aging by Dr. Nancy Dennis’s lab

Feb 22, 2018

Dr. Nancy Dennis, an associate professor in the Department of Psychology, and her student Indira Turney have published a paper on Neurobiology of Aging, investigating how both controlled, systematic differences in perceptual relatedness between targets and lures and individual differences in true…