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Congratulations to our very own graduate student, Carla Abad, on winning the College of Arts, Sciences and Education award for Best Thesis in Psychology. PLSD is proud of your hard work!

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Congratulations to our very own undergraduate research assistant, Elsa Bravo, on her admission to FIU's Developmental Science Doctoral Program. Elsa also received graduate school offers from Temple University and the University of Delaware. Elsa has decided she will be staying at FIU to train with the PLSD lab and Dr. Pruden as a graduate student. Congrats!

The PLSD lab would like to congratulate our very own undergraduate research assistant Tatiana Barriga on winning the Worlds Ahead Graduate Award and being recognized at the Fall 2015 graduation ceremony. We are so proud of all of the work that Tati has done! Congratulations! https://commencement.fiu.edu/services-view/worlds-ahead-graduates-current/

Congratulations to Dr. Alina Nazareth on successfully defending her dissertation and completing the Ph.D. program in Developmental Science. Alina graduated in the summer 2015 commencement ceremony and was also recognized as a Worlds Ahead Graduate for all of the terrific work she has conducted while at FIU. Congratulations Dr. Nazareth!

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The PLSD lab congratulates graduate students Vanessa Vieites and Alina Nazareth on their recent publication, A new biomarker to examine the role of hippocampul function in the development of spatial reorientation in children: A review, published in Frontiers of Developmental Psychology!

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Congratulations to Elsa Bravo, an undergraduate research assistant in the PLSD lab. She just found out that she was accepted into Temple University's Research Experience for Undergraduates internship for summer 2015. Way to go, Elsa!

Congratulations to graduate student, Alina Nazareth, on winning first place in the social sciences category in the FIU Graduate Scholarly Forum. A cash award accompanies this win! Way to go, Alina!

Congratulations to graduate student, Carla Abad, on winning second place in the social sciences category in the FIU Graduate Scholarly Forum. A cash award accompanies this win! Way to go, Alina!

Congratulations to our very own graduate student, Alina Nazareth, on her recent awarding of the University Graduate School's Doctoral Year Dissertation Fellowship! This fellowship will provide Alina with an increased stipend as well as release from teaching responsibilities so that she can finish up her dissertation and publish manuscripts! Congrats!

Please join the PLSD lab on Friday, October 3rd from noon to 1pm in AHC1 - Room 110 for the Center for Children and Families Speaker Series. This week's series is part of the Graduate Professional Development Series; it is entitled "Graduate Student Data Blitz." Our very own Rosalie Odean will present on her research, "Measuring Spatial Language Comprehension in Three-Year-Olds." We hope to see you there!