Education & Professional History
Tufts University, BA; Washington University, MA, PhD
Julia Strand is an Associate Professor of Psychology at Carleton College. She holds a B.A. in Psychology & English from Tufts University, an M.A. and PhD. from Washington University in St. Louis, program Brain, Behavior, & Cognition, and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in the Laboratory of Sensory Neuroscience and Neuroengineering, Department of Biomedical Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis. Her research is on how people perceive spoken language.
In addition to her empirical work, Julia also writes about open science, meta-science, R, methodology, measurement, and transparency in research. She has served as an Associate Editor at Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science and on the programming committee for the Society for the Improvement of Psychological Science. Datasets, stimulus materials, code, and teaching materials are available on her Open Science Framework Page. Her open science course, Psychology’s Credibility Revolution, was showcased by the Framework for Reproducible Research Training’s Pedagogies Initiative.
In the news
- Interview in the APA monitor, “How to teach replicability”
- Interview in Nature magazine, “How to fix your scientific coding errors”
- Interview on Science Friday, “What happens when scientists get it wrong”
- Essay for the Cognitive Science Society: Building better cockpits: Cognitive Science in airplanes and research labs
Outreach and beyond
- Twitter: @juliafstrand
- Mastodon: @firstname.lastname@example.org
- Podcast: The Juice and the Squeeze
- What Matters to Me and Why talk, Transparency in Science, Art, and Relationships
- Research talk: Psychonomic Society One World Cognitive Psychology Seminar Series, Beware the Jingle and the Jangle: Cautionary Tales from Research on Listening Effort
At Carleton since 2011.
Highlights & Recent Activity
Recent external grants:
- NIH AREA grant 1R15DC018114-01, 9/1/2019-8/31/2022, “Evaluating the listening effort associated with audiovisual speech,” $404,634.00
- Association for the Advancement of Liberal Arts Colleges support for a workshop on “Teaching and Employing Open Science Practices at Small Liberal Arts Colleges,” to be conducted 08/2023, $17,000
PSYC 110: Principles of Psychology
PSYC 290: Cross Cultural Psychology Seminar in Prague: Directed Reading
PSYC 300: Special Topics in Psychological Research
PSYC 390: Independent Reading
PSYC 399: Capstone Seminar
IDSC 250: Color!
PSYC 400: Integrative Exercise
PSYC 220: Sensation and Perception