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CPS Student Receives Award from Hispanic Neuropsychological Society

The Hispanic Neuropsychological Society announced recently that Annelly Buré-Reyes, M.A., a doctoral student at the Center for Psychological Studies (CPS), has been awarded the Fall 2012 Student Award.

Buré-Reyes will present her research project entitled:   “Self-report versus objective findings of relative language proficiency in Spanish/English bilinguals” at the 2012 National Academy of Neuropsychology Conference. The abstract was selected for a 2-hour Special Topic Session designed to highlight 8 student poster studies. The moneys from the Hispanic Neuropsychological Society Grant will be used to cover travel expenses to attend the conference.

Buré-Reyes’ research interest include the neuropsychological assessment with the Hispanic population. Particularly, she has been involved in research projects that examine the influence of variables such as acculturation, language proficiency and test development. She worked with Antonio Puente, Ph.D., who has been a great mentor and formally introduced her to the field of neuropsychology and assessment of Hispanics. She currently works on several projects under the mentorship of CPS faculty members – Amarilis Acevedo, Ph.D., assistant professor and Charles Golden, Ph.D., professor.