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Tag Archives: Jaime Tartar

Neuroscience Journal Publishes Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Student Research

To help her fellow undergraduate students study neurons, Honors psychology major Katie Dabrowski developed a hands-on laboratory exercise. Her interdisciplinary work not only provides a better understanding of current flow in neurons, but the research was also published in the Journal of Undergraduate Neuroscience Education’s fall 2013 issue. About the…


Get Moving to Graduate Psychology Talks on Exercise and Memory, April 10

The next talk in the Psychology Graduate Research Series, co-hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences and NSU’s Center for Psychological Studies (CPS), will feature presentations on research conducted by two students in the college’s M.S. in Experimental Psychology program. Psychology Graduate Research Series Presentations by Mackenzie Rack-Wildner…


Science of Sleeping, Dreaming Uncovered at Upcoming Faculty Lecture, March 21

We spend about a third of our lives asleep and require sleep to stay alive. But, what goes on while we sleep and dream? Find out at the next Faculty Lecture Series talk, hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences. “The Nights of Our Lives: Why We Sleep…


Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Hosts Psychology Summer Camp for Local High School Students

Over eight weeks this summer, the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences hosted a variety of interactive learning sessions at NSU as part of a psychology summer camp for local high school students. Students from five schools participated, including Cooper City, Cypress Bay, Longmeadow, Plantation, and Stranahan. Several college faculty…


Psychology Graduate Series Opens Semester with Two Talks, Sept. 12

The first talk in the Fall 2012 Psychology Graduate Research Series, co-hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences and NSU’s Center for Psychological Studies (CPS), will feature presentations by two students in the college’s M.S. in Experimental Psychology program. Psychology Graduate Research Series Presentations by Michele Alesia and…


NSU Speaker’s Forum focusing on Stress & the Brain, May 25

Jaime Tartar, Ph.D., associate professor and research coordinator at NSU’s Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, will be the featured speaker at NSU’s Speaker’s Forum on Friday, May 25. Tartar’s presentation on is titled: “The effects of stress on the brain” Tartar earned her Ph.D. in the behavioral neuroscience program…


Psychology Graduate Research Talk to Discuss Females’ Fight for Love, Nov. 2

Is love worth fighting for? The next talk in the new Psychology Graduate Research Series, titled, “When is Girl-on-Girl too much? An Investigation of Female Intrasexual Competition and Collaboration,” will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 2, from noon to 1:00 p.m., in the Parker Building, room 360. The series is…


Students Present Research at Regional Psychology Conference

Students from the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences presented their research at the Southeastern Psychological Association Conference in Jacksonville, Mar. 2–5. Attending and presenting research posters at the conference were NSU students Christine Harlow, working under the guidance of faculty adviser Glenn Scheyd,…


Hot Topics in Psychology Series Closes Semester with Showcase of Student Research, Apr. 14

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences and NSU’s Center for Psychological Studies will conclude the Hot Topics in Psychology series for the winter 2011 semester with a presentation titled “The Influence of Psychological Stress on Health and Memory: Focus on Undergraduate Research.” Presented by Jaime Tartar, Ph.D., associate professor…


Interactive Events Give You Something to Think About: Brain Awareness Week Continues Mar. 23

In celebration of national Brain Awareness Week, the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences will host a variety of events and interactive expos at NSU. These events are free and open to the NSU community.  The following themed days will include demonstrations outside of…


Faculty Panel to Discuss “Memes” Inspired by Evolutionary Biologist Richard Dawkins, Feb. 14

Are you familiar with “memes”? On Feb. 14, the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Division of Math, Science, and Technology will host a faculty panel titled “Kin You Spell M-E-M-E?: The Research and Impact of Richard Dawkins.” The event will take place from 5 – 6 p.m. in the…