Michele R. Brumley, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology | Associate Dean, College of Arts and Letters
Annually, Developmental Psychobiology accepts nominations for the Hennessy-Smotherman-Wiley Best Student Paper Award. The goals of this award are to promote the highest quality of student research in the field of developmental psychobiology, and to encourage students in the field to submit their best work to Developmental Psychobiology. In this virtual special issue of the journal, we are happy to share all of the nominated papers from the 2018 and 2019 award cycle.
The recipient of the 2018 Hennessy-Smotherman-Wiley Best Student Paper Award was Kristie L. Poole, for the paper:
Poole, K.L., Santesso, D.L., Van Lieshout, R.J., & Schmidt, L.A. (2018). Trajectories of frontal brain activity and socio-emotional development in children. Developmental Psychobiology, 60, 353-363.
The recipient of the 2019 Hennessy-Smotherman-Wiley Best Student Paper Award was Sarah L. Blankenship, for the paper:
Blankenship, S.L., Chad-Friedman, E., Riggins, T., & Dougherty, L.R. (2019). Early parenting predicts hippocampal subregion volume via stress reactivity in childhood. Developmental Psychobiology, 61, 125-140.