Dr von Stumm is one of the APS Rising Stars for 2015! The award is in recognition of the highly original and significant publications that Sophie has produced in the past 4 years and for the innovative methodologies that have been pioneered at the Hungry Mind Lab.
Our Lab Director, Dr von Stumm, was recently interviewed by the Wellcome Trust for the LENA Project. In the interview, she shares the benefits of being a Science Seed Awardee for the Wellcome Trust, and how this scheme has supported her work for the LENA Project and her career in general as a researcher. She also shares her viewpoints [...]
In August last year we received funding from the British Academy to develop an iphone application that helps assessing mood and cognitive ability on-the-go. After successful preliminary research in the lab, many hours of data crunching, and much work on the drawing board, we now proudly launch our app-ropriately named "moo-Q". moo-Q is a free scientific IOS app that you [...]
Our LENA project is now funded by the Wellcome Trust Seed Award to Dr Sophie von Stumm. The award commences officially on the 1st of August 2015 but we couldn't wait to share the good news! For now, check out our info pages on LENA but do come back in a few weeks to get [...]
The British Academy/ Leverhulme Small Grant Scheme will fund Dr von Stumm's project with the title "Day-to-day within-person variability in cognitive performance and affect" (£7938). Here, the relationship between people's cognitive performance and mood will be studied over time, using an experience sampling method. Specifically, we will develop an iphone application that allows monitoring people's [...]
The Mensa Education & Research Foundation awarded Dr von Stumm the 2014 Award for Excellence in Research for her publication: von Stumm, S., Hell, B., & Chamorro-Premuzic, T. (2011). The hungry mind: Intellectual curiosity as third pillar of academic performance. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 6, 574-588.