NSF CAREER award

PI Karen Schloss received an NSF CAREER award to advance the understanding of visual reasoning for visual communication. This research can be translated to producing online tools for designing visualizations, which will improve STEM education and increase public literacy and engagement with science and technology. Our education plan will use visual communication to make science more accessible and engaging through virtual reality (VR) and accompanying hands-on experiences with color and visualization.  Click here for more details.

Congrats to Autumn Wickman!

Autumn Wickman

Autumn Wickman received an Outstanding Undergraduate Research Scholar Award from the UW-Madison Department of Psychology. Congratulations Autumn!

Congrats to Brianne Sherman

Brianne ShermanBrianne Sherman received a Welton Sophomore Honors Summer Apprenticeship to support her summer research studying the effects of object recognition on color perception.  We are excited to have Bri in the lab!

Multiple lab awards in Spring 2019

Shannon SibrelKaren Schloss Congrats to Melissa Schoenlein, Shannon Sibrel, and Karen Schloss for receiving awards to present their research at the 2019 annual meeting of the Vision Sciences Society.

Melissa Schoenlein: McPherson Eye Research Institute Walsh Research Travel Award

Shannon Sibrel: UW-Madison Psychology Department Undergraduate Travel Award

Karen Schloss: Vision Sciences Society National Eye Institute Travel Grant

Congrats to Shannon Sibrel!

The Psychology Department at the University of Wisconsin – Madison honored Shannon Sibrel with a 2018 Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award for her work in our lab. Congratulations, Shannon!

Congrats to Chris Racey!

Chris Racey’s presentation at the at the 9th Annual McPherson Eye Research Institute (MERI) Vision Science Poster Session received honorable mention for the Vision Science Poster Award. His poster was entitled “Color naming fluency does not explain color preferences when chroma is controlled.” Congratulations Chris!

Congrats to Katie Foley!

The Psychology Department at the University of Wisconsin – Madison honored Katie Foley with the 2017 Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award for her work in our lab. Congratulations Katie, we are so excited for you!