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Research Stays by Students from Other Universities

Periodically, graduate students from other universities come to TAMIU to work for brief stays with Psychology and Communication faculty or take advantage of our labs and location on the U.S.-Mexico border. This is the list of recent students:

  • Belem G. López. Doctoral candidate in cognitive psychology at Texas AM University, College Station. Research stay: March 16-20, 2015. Supervisors in TAMIU: Dr. Roberto Heredia and Dr. Anna Cieslicka.
  • Crysta Robbinson. Graduate student from the Cognition and Language Laboratory at the University at Albany, SUNY. Research stay: March 18-April 3, 2015. Supervisors in TAMIU: Dr. Roberto Heredia and Dr. Anna Cieslicka.
  • Diana Gamboa. MS in Communication student at Universidad Iberoamericana-Santa Fe, Mexico City. Research stay: February 18-March 18, 2015. Supervisor in TAMIU: Dr. Jose Carlos Lozano.
  • Gonzalo del Moral. MS in Communication student at Universidad Iberoamericana-Santa Fe, Mexico City. Research stay: July 5-30, 2014. Supervisor in TAMIU: Dr. Jose Carlos Lozano.
  • Ana Elizabeth Maruri. MS in Communication student at Universidad Iberoamericana-Santa Fe, Mexico City. Research stay: July 5-30, 2014. Supervisor in TAMIU: Dr. Jose Carlos Lozano.

Post-doctoral students

  • Patricia Gonzalez. Cognitive Laboratory. January-May 2015.Supervisors in TAMIU: Dr. Roberto Heredia and Dr. Anna Cieslicka.

Behavioral Sciences Institute

The Behavioral Sciences Institute is comprised of various learning centers and research labs. These centers and labs provide the university and community with opportunities for collaborative partnerships to address pressing issues within our society.

  • The GREAT (Graduate Retention Enhancement at TAMIU) seeks to increase the number of Hispanic students who complete a graduate degree and are prepared to attain a doctoral degree or professional career in behavioral, biological and mathematical sciences.

  • The CognitiveSciences Lab conducts studies to determine how the brain functions in regard to bilingualism (Spanish/English).

  • The TAMIU Community Stress Center provides local (bilingual) counseling support services in Webb County.  Individuals from the community interested in receiving counseling services can call the Stress Center at: (956) 326 3120.

  • The CATI Lab (Computer Assisted Telephoning Interviewing) provides research support to the university and community partners who are engaged in electronic data collection and outreach efforts.

  •  EARDA (Extramural Associates Research Development Award) funded by NIH is part of TAMIU's Office of Research and Sponsored Projects which aims to build infa-structure for research at TAMIU and to engage community research partnerships. Faculty associated with this venture are members of the Department.

 

 

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