Rachel Albert presented research at the Society of Research on Child Development’s biennial meeting in Austin, Texas in April. Her symposium “Object labeling from the infant perspective” included a talk with data analyzed by students in the Psych 325: Child Development Laboratory course last fall. Rachel also presented a poster “More than baby talk: Imitation reorganizes infant perception” which included ongoing work by the LVC Baby Lab. LVC research assistants Austin Martinez and Emily Schlusser collected some of the data for this project.
Finally, she presented a poster with student co-author Katie Frace at the Eastern Psychological Association’s annual meeting in Boston. Psychology students Maureen Fleming and Alyssa Potosnak also presented posters at EPA with faculty mentor Lou Manza.
Don Dahlberg just returned from Los Angeles where he presented a three day hands-on workshop at the Getty Museum on the use of Chemometrics in Art Conservation Science. There were 21 scientific participants in the workshop, mostly from the Getty Conservation Institute. The Getty Conservation Institute works to advance conservation practice in the visual arts. It serves the conservation community through scientific research, education and training, model field projects, and the broad dissemination of the results of both its own work and the work of others in the field. In all its endeavors, the Getty Conservation Institute focuses on the creation and dissemination of knowledge that will benefit the professionals and organizations responsible for the conservation of the world’s cultural heritage.
An Yountae been selected to participate in the 4 week long NEH (National Endowment for Humanities) Summer Institute on “Challenges of Teaching World Religions” which will take place from July 9 to August 4 in Macalester College, Saint Paul, MN.