News

January 2020

Haley has received the UMKC Women’s Council Graduate Assistant Fellowship in the amount of $1,000. Congratulations!


October 2019
Cognitive Developmental Society Bi-Ennial Conference

Dr. Ha presented her and her research team’s work on prosocial development, titled “Share My Precious: The Mechanisms of Prosocial Decision-Making in Children.” at the 2019 CDS in Louisville, KY.


October 2019
Angelique received the 2019 SEARCH grant!

Angelique Webb, an undergraduate 490 student, has been awarded $1,250 for her project titled Parental Influences On The Development of Obesity in Infants.” Congratulations!! 


August 2019
Welcome Samuel!

Samuel Nelson joined our lab as a clinical doctoral student. He graduated UMKC summa cum laude, Psychology and Economics majors with a Spanish minor.


April 2019
Undergraduate Research 

Anum and Sam presented their work at the Undergraduate Research Day @ the Capitol in Jefferson City and the 2019 SEARCH Symposium. Way to go!


March 2019
Society for Research in Child Development Conference

Dr. Ha and Haley presented their work at 2019 SRCD conference at Baltimore, MD. It was a very fun and productive conference!


January 2019

Haley has received the UMKC Women’s Council Graduate Assistant Fellowship in the amount of $1,100. Congratulations!


August 2018

Anum and Sam presented posters at SUROP symposium and did amazing jobs!


June 2018
2018 SPeCTRE Grant Award

Dr. Ha and Drs. Amanda Bruce and Ann Davis at KUMC have awarded the 2018 Sunflower Pediatric Clinical Trials Research Extension (SPeCTRE) grant and received $19,770 in research funds. The SPeCTRE is a part of NIH grant.

Our project “An Advertising Inoculation for Underserved Youth” will investigate how psychoeducation for food advertising literacy impacts food decision-making in underserved youth.


May 2018
Anum and Sam have been awarded SUROP grants!  Congratulations!

Anum’s proposal “The Effect of Emotional Regulation on Prosocial Decision Making in Children” has been funded for  $2000 tuition grant and $1250 in research funds.
Sam’s proposal ” The Effect of Stress in Eating Behavior” has been funded for $2000 tuition grant and $1233 in research funds.


May 2018
Jen presented her work at the SEARCH  symposium

Jen presented her work on healthy eating information and food choices at the SEARCH symposium successfully!


February 2018
Calorie Labeling Work featured in APS site

Dr. Ha and her colleagues’ recent work on calorie labeling, which has been published in Psychological Science, has been featured in Association for Psychological Science site

https://www.psychologicalscience.org/publications/observer/obsonline/calorie-labels-affect-decision-making-in-overweight-individuals.html


January 2018
University Of Missouri Research Board Grant Award

Dr. Ha has received the University of Missouri Research Board (UMRB) grant. The proposal “Sharing My Precious: Prosocial Decision in Children” was funded for $20.624.
This project will investigate the developmental mechanism of prosocial decisions in children, and the roles of empathy and maternal prosociality in children’s adaptive development.


12.8.2017
UMKC Faculty Research Symposium

Dr. Ha presented the work on “Food Advertising Literacy Training and Children’s Food Decision-Making” at the fourth UMKC Faculty Research Symposium.

https://info.umkc.edu/ors/2018/01/25/2017-faculty-research-symposium/


10.19.2017
Dr. Ha will speak at The Lean Lab + The KCedu meet up!

Dr. Ha is invited to speak at the #KCedu + @TheLeanLab meetup. The topic is “the Latest in Neuroscience in Education.”


10.14.2017
Cognitive Developmental Society Bi-Ennial Conference

Dr. Ha and Haley presented their work at 2017 Cognitive Developmental Society!


10.12.2017
Jen is receiving 2017 SEARCH grants!

Jen has received 2017 SEARCH grants for undergraduates.  Her project, “Healthy Eating Information and Food Choices,” has awarded $1200 in research funds.  Congrats, Jen!