Recently Awarded Grants in August and September

Psychology faculty receive grants from a variety of funding agencies.



We are proud to announce the following grants have been awarded to faculty in the Psychology Department.


Professor Nicole Allen receives grants from the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority to evaluate Police Department Based Victim Assistance programs and from the Champaign County Mental Health Board (CCMHB) with to, along with Co-PI Professor Mark Aber, to evaluate programs funded by the CCMHB and the Champaign County Developmental Disabilities Board.


Professor Aron Barbey receives a grant from DARPA to help individual war fighters identify, measure, and track personalized biomarkers.


Professors Monica Fabiani and Gabriele Gratton receive two grants from the NIH to study how brain arterial health predicts brain and cognitive aging.


Dr. Simona Buetti and co-PI's John Hummel and Alejandro Lleras received a grant from the NSF to develop a computational toolbox that predicts eye-movements and visual search behavior in scenes. 


Professor Karen Rudolf, along with Professors Sepideh Sadaghiani and Wendy Heller, receive a grant from the NIH to study the effects of a “growth” vs “fixed” mindset on the emotional processing of adolescent girls.


Professors Sepideh Sadaghiani and Wendy Heller receive NIH funding to investigate how inherent brain oscillations relate to cognition.


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