A huge congratulations to PostDoc Mel Win Khaw on the acceptance of his paper, ‘Oversampling of minority categories drives misperceptions of group compositions’ at Cognition. The study was covered on the Duke Daily (5/11/2021) and can be seen here – Duke Today. We are very proud of his achievement and we look forward to even more down the line.
We are excited to officially congratulate Andrea on the successful defense of her dissertation on behavioral and labor economics. She has done amazing work over the years and we are so proud of her! We wish you the very best as you take up your new role, Dr. Andrea Kiss!
The Huettel lab is proud to announce that Alex Breslav has successfully defended his dissertation!! This comes after years of hard work and collaboration with the Zucker lab among other collaborators. Congratulations to him and we wish him the very best in his future endeavors. Shout out to Dr. Alex Breslav!!!
Abby presenter her research on curiosity at the 2021 Cognitive Neuroscience Society Virtual Conference. She used a novel paradigm to show that states of high curiosity prioritize the process of information gathering over immediate uncertainty resolution. Congrats to Abby!
After five years of incredibly hard work and scholarship, Kelsey finally defends her dissertation and shall now and forevermore be known as Dr. Kelsey!! A huge congratulations to you and we wish you all the best in your future endeavors!
Nikki Sullivan, a former postdoctoral scholar in the Huettel Lab, is crossing the pond to begin a new chapter as Assistant Professor of Marketing, in the Department of Management at The London School of Economics. We wish her good luck with the big move and all the best as a newly minted faculty member at LSE. Cheerio, Nikki!
Congratulations to Mel for winning a best poster award (2nd place) at the 2019 Interdisciplinary Symposium on Decision Neuroscience (ISDN) conference! The poster was titled Oversampling of minority categories drives misestimation of group compositions, and co-authors included Miruna Cotet (soon to be in graduate school at Ohio State!), Rachel Kranton, and Scott Huettel.
The lab also congratulates former graduate student Dianna Amasino for accepting a post-doctoral fellowship with Dr. Joel van der Weele at the University of Amsterdam. Dianna earned her Ph.D. in Neurobiology earlier this year and is eager to continue her research and teaching career in the Netherlands. We wish her the best in her scholarly pursuits and her upcoming Dutch adventures! Good luck, Dianna!
Lastly, we say goodbye to post-doc Libby Jenke, as she prepares for an exciting new role as Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Houston.
Libby conducted research in the Huettel Lab for her doctoral degree and post-doctoral studies, and we wish her good luck as she continues her research career in the Lone Star state.