Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at UMass Amherst

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Fall 2022 Newsletter

Research highlights, awards, and faculty, student, and alumni profiles!

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Student Spotlight

Kuan-Jung Huang receives 2022 Keith Rayner Memorial Graduate Student Research Award

Kuan-Jung Huang, a fourth-year student in the Cognitive Psychology program working with Dr. Adrian Staub, has received the seventh annual Keith Rayner Memorial Graduate Student Research Award. His project, titled "Morphosyntactic processing of compound words in Chinese reading." 

Kuan-Jung Huang

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