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Psychology Undergraduate Students Win Rapoport-King Scholarships

Posted: October 11, 2012

Two Psychology undergraduate students were awarded a Rapoport-King Thesis Scholarships in October 2012.  They will be receiving $2,500 for their senior year and their faculty mentors will receive a $1,000 research stipend to work closely with the student. 

More information about this scholarship can be found at this link: http://www.utexas.edu/cola/progs/lahonors/scholarships/lah/rapoport-king-thesis.php

Award Winners:

Alana Harrison

  • Faculty Mentor:  David Gilden
  • Thesis title: “Fostering and Suppressing Creativity:  An Environmental Comparison”

Tammy (Thanh) Tran

  • Faculty Mentor: Alison Preston
  • Thesis title: “The Effect of Prior Knowledge on Memory Encoding:  Memory Strength as the Moderating Factor”
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