If any psychology friends have any students with an interest in memory and cognitive ageing who have just graduated from a BSc pass on this link to them… It’s for an RA job working with me. Closing date Sunday 7th August. Full job specification and details of the role provided in the link here.
In January 2015 I applied for a Future Research Leader award from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). This award scheme is a prestigious scheme through which the ESRC funds the research of a small number of early career researchers who have the potential to be future leaders in their research fields.
This was the first big grant that I have applied for and I found it very stressful writing the application and dealing with the ‘impostor feeling’ and that I was not good enough to receive this type of award, especially as I know this grant scheme is extremely prestigious and very competitive. Continue reading
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Our second paper from my time working at the University of Richmond “Perceptions of Competence: Age Moderates Views of Healthy Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease” is going to be published in Experimental Aging Research.
The abstract is after the fold:
Our paper is now in press at Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition…
You can download a PDF of the full article here.
We have just submitted our second paper from my time working at Richmond:
Jane M. Berry, Helen L. Williams, Kevin D. Thomas, and Jamie Blair
Perceptions of Competence: Labels of ‘Healthy Aging’ and ‘Alzheimer’s Disease’ Moderate Age Differences
Email me [helenwilliams098 @ gmail.com] if you’d like a copy of the draft manuscript.
“Mrs. Stevenson, pictured here, is 75 years old and is a healthy older adult / has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. Please keep Mrs. Stevenson in mind as you answer the next three questionnaires”
Photo originally sourced from: http://www.healthyalberta.com/ActiveLiving/656.htm