The NAC Lab enjoying some sunshine between presentations at this year’s CO3 conference in Florida! Together we presented two posters and one talk on some of our recent findings.
Congrats to Keith, Brittany, and Judith on receiving an Undergraduate Research Award for their aging study!
Four of our students present at the Biology Department’s Sigma Xi Conference at PC!
Normal days in the lab…Brittany hard at work on the cryostat and Keith testing rats on the Radial Arm Maze.
Our five summer students presented their independent projects at the Rhode Island Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow (SURF) Conference. Their projects included topics such as metacognition, sociability, dominance hierarchies, “grit”, and working memory.
The NAC lab is excited to welcome our second-ever lab manager, Taylor Wise! See our “People” tab to learn more on Taylor and what projects she is involved in.
Congrats to Sam on completing his B.A. and congrats to Aidan on completing his B.S. The NAC lab will miss its founding members and we wish them luck in their graduate programs!
Showing off our new NAC Lab shirts at the last lab meeting of the spring semester! We had a great year in the lab.
April 13-16, 2016
Four of our undergrads represented Providence College and the NAC Lab in April at the 23rd International Conference on Comparative Cognition (CO3) in Melbourne, Florida. Aidan and Keith presented a poster on their metamemory research, and Lindsay and Brittany presented a poster on their social dominance research!
After a few weeks of hard work and lots of research, the NAC Lab took a mid-semester break and went out for some delicious pizza in Providence.
The NAC Lab family got together for some cleaning and scrubbing of the lab. Here’s a shot of four of our students posing mid-clean!
We are happy to welcome two new students to our lab, Melissa and Keith! Read their bios here.
NAC Lab welcomes our first-ever lab manager, Kristen Palframan. We’re excited for a great year of research ahead of us!
At the NAC Lab’s first URI SURF Conference, Sam and Aidan present their research on metamemory and Alex and Brittany present their research on social behavior!
Aidan receives the highly competitive Providence College Summer Undergraduate Research Grant for his project, Metamemory in the Rat, so he can continue to conduct research over the summer!
Dr. Templer comments on an article on animal memory in National Geographic