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Anisha Sharma Joins Propel Team

Anisha Sharma Joins Propel Team Welcome Anisha Sharma to the Propel project! Anisha is a doctoral candidate in Experimental Psychology at Oklahoma State University, working under Dr. Reese-Melancon. Her research explores prospective memory and utilizes a cognitive development focus to study age-related memory decline.    

PROPEL Features on Iowa Live!

Dr. Margrett and Research Associate Marsha appeared on Iowa Live to talk about an exciting opportunity for the Iowa community to participate in research! Watch the full interview online.

We are Recruiting PROPEL Couples!

We are Recruiting PROPEL Couples! Are you interested in learning more about the PROPEL study?  Our goal is to reach a diverse group of Iowans throughout the state who would like to participate in a research study about how collaboration can benefit everyday task performance during middle age and older adulthood. Last week, we connected with … Continue reading We are Recruiting PROPEL Couples!

Riley Wyatt Joins Propel Team

Riley Wyatt Joins Propel Team We welcome Riley Wyatt who comes to the Propel project from OU Health Sciences Center and the University of Central Oklahoma. Riley is studying under the direction of Dr. Reese-Melancon at Oklahoma State University to earn his doctoral degree in Experimental Psychology with a focus on Cognitive Development and an … Continue reading Riley Wyatt Joins Propel Team

Micaela completes her Bachelor’s from Oklahoma State University

Micaela completes her Bachelor’s from Oklahoma State University! We are excited to announce that Micaela graduated in December from Oklahoma State University with her bachelor’s in Psychology! She will be attending the University of Texas at Dallas for her doctorate in Cognitive Psychology. Her mentor will be Dr. Chandramilika Basak in the school of Brain … Continue reading Micaela completes her Bachelor’s from Oklahoma State University

Dr. Erin Harrington has accepted an exciting postdoctoral fellowship at Penn State

  Dr. Erin Harrington has accepted an exciting postdoctoral fellowship at Penn State Dr. Erin Harrington will be a Postdoctoral Scholar of Biobehavioral Health, Stress, Immunity, and Aging under the direction of Dr. Jennifer Graham-Engeland and Dr. Christopher Engeland in the Department of Biobehavioral Health. We would like to congratulate Erin on her marvelous accomplishment … Continue reading Dr. Erin Harrington has accepted an exciting postdoctoral fellowship at Penn State

Rachael successfully defends her thesis

Rachael successfully defends her thesis Rachael, one of our PROPEL team members, defended her thesis in September and earned her Master’s degree in Psychology from Oklahoma State University. Her thesis was titled, Factors associated with caregiver stress and self-reported cognition during the COVID-19 pandemic. We would like to congratulate her on this accomplishment and wish … Continue reading Rachael successfully defends her thesis

Recruitment has Begun!

Recruitment has Begun! We are excited to announce that in January 2021, our team began the process of seeking couples across Iowa to join our study! Participating in this study provides the opportunity to contribute to the understanding of how partners can work together to promote successful aging and independent living. Eligible couples include those … Continue reading Recruitment has Begun!