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Archives For May 2011

Five Psychology students presented their work at the Southeastern Psychological Association (SEPA) conference in Jacksonville, Fla., in March. Each of the students earned funding for their research and presentations.

Max Owens and Tara Frey were both awarded College of Charleston URCA travel grants, while Samantha Rance, Stephanie Zeigler, and Sarah Crotts were each awarded Psi Chi regional research awards.

Here are the students and faculty and the titles of their projects:

  • Owens and May — Emotion Improves Prospective Memory
  • Kolak, Frey, Brown, and Vernon-Feagans — Minor illnesses, temperament, and toddlers’ social functioning.
  • Crotts and Ross — Frankly, Helmets Look Stupid: Peer Pressure in College Students
  • Zeigler, Ross, and Kolak — Time Perspective, Alcohol Consumption, and Hooking Up Among College Students
  • Rance, Kolak, and Ross — The Effect of Paternal Mental Illness and Coping Styles on Sexual Behavior in Undergraduate Females

Photos of the students and faculty at the Florida conference: http://www.flickr.com/photos/38841469@N07/sets/72157626660166160/show/

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