Dr. Berey Registration Award Winner for 2021 Collaborative Perspectives on Addiction

Dr. Benjamin Berey, CAAS Postdoctoral Fellow, is a Registration Award Winner for the APA Division 50 Collaborative Perspectives on Addiction (CPA) Conference 2021 that Dr. Liz Aston is serving on as a co-chair. Dr. Berey received this award for his research on the similarities and differences in preferences and use patterns among recreational and medical cannabis users.

Meghan Gonsalves Published in British Journal of Clinical Psychology

Meghan Gonsalves, ScM, current Neuroscience PhD student in Dr. Tara White's White Laboratory for Affective Neuroscience, recently co-authored a study published in the British Journal of Clinical Psychology titled, "Development of a cognitive bias modification intervention for anxiety disorders in primary care" on February 25th, 2021.

Dr. Avila Received Travel Award to Present at SRNT 2021

Brown CAAS Postdoctoral Fellow, Dr. Jaquelina Contrera Avila, recently received a travel award to present her work with Drs. Jasjit Ahluwalia and Alexander Sokolovsky on "The effect of race/ethnicity and socioeconomic adversities on smoking abstinence among U.S.

Chris Kahler, PhD Joins American Psychologist Editorial Board

Professor and Chair of the Department of Behavioral and Brain Sciences and Scientific Director of Alcohol Research Center on HIV (ARCH), Dr. Christopher Kahler, was invited, and accepted, to join the American Psychologist Editorial Board

Dr. Micalizzi Published in Neurotoxicology and Teratology

Dr. Lauren Micalizzi, Assistant Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences, published, "A Sibling-comparison Study of Smoking During Pregnancy and Risk for Reading-related Problems" in Neurotoxicology and Teratology.

Key findings from the study were that exposure to smoking during pregnancy was associated with poorer performance on some, but not all reading-related skills assessed.