Students Share Research Projects at Psychology Department’s Poster Session

More than 60 students presented their recent research at the Psychology Department's Poster Session April 26 in Zelnick Pavilion.

Carolyn Mortell '12 presents her poster titled, "Cardinal Principle Training: Is it Possible to Teach Abstract Number Concepts?" Her advisor is Anna Shusterman, assistant professor of psychology.

Srotoshini Bhalobasha '14 speaks to Chuck Sanislow, assistant professor of psychology, about her research on "Cardinal Principle Training." She co-authored the the study with Carolyn Mortell and Theary Sokhom '14.

Emma Overton '12 and Ashley Tam '12 present their research on "Effects of Imageability, Word Frequency, and Word Length on the Decomposition of Compound Words." Their advisor is Barbara Juhasz, assistant professor of psychology, assistant professor of neuroscience and behavior.

Mark Nakhla '13 presents his research on "The Development of Nonverbal Numeracy Assessments." Nakhla's advisor is Anna Shusterman, assistant professor of psychology.

Graduate student Silvia Chen presents her poster titled, "Media representations of Female Perpetrators in Death Penalty-Eligible Cases." Her advisor is Sarah Carney, visiting faculty in the Psychology Department.

Jason Saltiel '14 and Lily Kaplan '13 researched "Individual Differences in Probability Weighting: Evidence from a Gambling Task." Their advisors are Andrea Patalano (pictured at left), associate professor of psychology, associate professor of neuroscience and behavior, and Hilary Barth, assistant professor of psychology, assistant professor of neuroscience and behavior.

Michaela Tolman '13 and Jen Brewer '13 researched "How Do You Read a Frappuccino? The Processing of Blend Words." Their advisor is Barbara Juhasz, assistant professor of psychology, assistant professor of neuroscience and behavior.

(Photos by Olivia Drake and Chuck Sanislow. For more information on the students’ research, click here.)