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Psychology Student Research

Students in the psychology department have the opportunity to take part in several research projects predominantly during their junior and senior years. Research opportunities are available through independent studies, the research 400 classes, as well as in the form of a senior thesis. The department has several rooms and labs available for research purposes. Rooms 110-114 are available upon approval of a department member.

Student Research from 2016-2018

  • Brown, C., Foster, N. (’17), Kaplan, J. (’17), Laney, B. (’17), & Smith, J. (’17). (2018, April) Mindset and framing effects in athletic and academic contexts. Poster presented at the Psi Chi session of the Midwestern Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

  • Cox, G. J., (’18), Davis, O. M. (’18), Dureska, M. S. (’17), Harris, M. D. (’18), Knauer, A. B. (’18), Latto, M. H. (’18), Malanca, M. A. (’17), McNeill, E. J., (’18), & Roberson, O. K. (’17); L. S. Crane, Faculty Sponsor. (2018, April). Comparing high school classrooms in the United States and India. Poster presented at the Psi Chi session of the Midwestern Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

  • Crane, L. S., Mishra, R. C., Davis, O. M. (’18), George, L. E. (’18), Cox, G. J., (’18), Dureska, M. S. (’17), Harris, M. D. (’18), Knauer, A. B. (’18), Latto, M. H. (’18), Malanca, M. A. (’17), McNeill, E. J., (’18), & Roberson, O. K. (’17). (2018, July). Patterns of language use in Indian and American high schools. Paper to be presented at the biennial meeting of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology, Guelph, Canada.

  • Fobean, K. (’18); M. Anes, Faculty Sponsor. (2018, April). Repetition-induced acceptance of ingroup, outgroup, and world facts in a minimal group paradigm. Poster presented at the Psi Chi session of the Midwestern Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

  • Genetin, A. (’18), & Little, S. (2018, April) The impact of advertisement type on body satisfaction and mood. Poster presented at the Psi Chi session of the Midwestern Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

  • George, L. E. ('18) & Crane, L. S. (2017, September). Historical thought and textbooks: Comparing the United States and India. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Ohio Council for the Social Studies, Cincinnati, OH.

  • Johnson, J. (’18) & Woehrle, N. (2018, April). Mood effects of chronic mild sleep deprivation in juvenile mice. Poster present at the Psi Chi session of the Midwestern Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

  • Latto, M. (’18), Cox, C. (’18), Davis, O. (’18), Harris, M. (’18), & Dureska, M (’18). (2018, April). Cellphone use in social settings: Comparing American and Japanese norms. Poster presented at the Celebration of Learning, Wittenberg, OH.

  • Brookings, J. B., & Burns, K.* (2017, April). The incremental predictive validity of intellectual disengagement: A longitudinal study. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

  • Wilson, Z.* (2017, April). Interpersonal styles and writing centers. Poster presented at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research in Memphis, TN.  (Jeff Brookings, Faculty Sponsor)

  • Brown, C., Bond, C.*, Bittinger, M. A.*, & Burns, K. L.* (April, 2017). Conformity with majority and minority opinions regarding academic budget cuts. Poster presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

  • Bowen, K.* (April, 2017). Dispositional and situational attributions within classroom language socialization in India and the U.S. Poster presented at the 2017 Ohio Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference, John Carroll University. (Lauren Crane, Faculty Sponsor).

  • O’Neil, T.*, & Glaskox, M.* (April, 2017). Auditory distraction and taste differentiation. Poster presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL. (Lauren Crane, Faculty Sponsor).

  • Barcus, K.*, Simmons, M.*, & Walker, T.* (April, 2017). Predictors of stigma surrounding attempted suicide in college students. Poster presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL. (Stephanie Little, Faculty Sponsor).

  • Weathers, M. T.*, Stone, H.*, Gerrity, M.*, Daniel, D.*, & Meier, H.* (April, 2017). Comorbidity in college students with ADHD and the protective role of athletics. Poster presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL. (Stephanie Little, Faculty Sponsor).

  • Allen, E.*, Anderson, C.*, & Hughes, E.* (April, 2017). Effects of N-Acetylcysteine on OCD-like behaviors in mice. Poster presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL. (Nancy S. Woehrle, Faculty Sponsor).

  • Bond, C.*, & Woehrle, N. S. (November, 2016). Autism-related behavior in juvenile and adult mice following perinatal antidepressant exposure. Poster presented at the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA.

  • Snyder, C.*, Havens, C.*, & Martinez, N.* (April, 2017). Relationship between subconcussive head injuries and attentional deficits. Poster presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL. (Nancy S. Woehrle, Faculty Sponsor).

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