The Developmental Psychology program at Florida State University invites highly-qualified applicants to apply to our Ph.D. program starting in the 2017-2018 academic year. We offer world-class, multidisciplinary training in developmental research spanning the lifespan. Unique highlights of our program include advanced training in statistical methods and opportunities to collaborate with researchers at the Florida Center for Reading Research and the Florida Center for Research in STEM. Students typically receive full funding, and enjoy a low cost of living in the warm, sunny, and beautiful Tallahassee. Faculty research covers basic and applied approaches to development. Training opportunities include a variety of current methodologies including behavioral genetics, ERPs, eye-tracking, intervention studies, and advanced statistical approaches. The following laboratory groups are accepting new members for the upcoming year: The Education Science Methods and Modeling Lab, directed by Dr. Chris Schatschneider, studies the development of reading and reading-related skills. There is a particular focus on combining this area of inquiry with scientific methodology and statistical modeling. Lab website, firstname.lastname@example.org. The Individual Differences in Cognitive Development Lab, directed by Dr. Sara Hart, explores individual differences in cognitive development, utilizing theories and methodologies from psychology, education, and behavioral genetics. Lab website, email@example.com. Kaschak Lab Group, directed by Dr. Mike Kaschak, studies the role of systems of perception and action planning in language comprehension; embodied cognition; language production; learning and adaptation effects in both language comprehension and production; language acquisition. firstname.lastname@example.org The Language and Cognitive Development Lab, directed by Dr. Arielle Borovsky, investigates language processing and word learning in infants, children, and adults using behavioral, eye-tracking, and ERP approaches.Lab website, email@example.com. The Math Thinking and Learning Lab, directed by Dr. Colleen Ganley, examines social, cognitive, and affective factors related to mathematical learning including gender stereotypes, math anxiety, working memory, and spatial skills. Lab website, firstname.lastname@example.org. The Preschool Research Group, directed by Dr. Christopher Lonigan, specializes in developmental psychopathology, with a principal focus on emotional and motivational influences on the development of psychopathology, as well as early language/literacy intervention. email@example.com. Other faculty directly involved in the Developmental Psychology area (but not recruiting for 2017-2018) are Drs. Don Compton and Richard Wagner, with affiliated faculty from other areas in Psychology including Drs. Neil Charness, Frank Johnson, Janet Kistner, and Natalie Sachs-Ericsson. Applicants can apply here before December 15th, 2016. Any general questions about FSU’s Developmental Psychology program can be directed to Dr. Sara Hart, Developmental Area Director (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Graduate School and Scholarship Postings
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