55 Students Present Psychology, Neuroscience Research Posters

Andrew Ribner '14 presented his study titled "Navigation in Children: The Effect of Asymmetry on Reorientation" during the Psychology Department's Research Poster Session April 25. About 55 BA students, thesis students, BA/MA thesis students and research associates from the Psychology and Neuroscience and Behavior Departments presented posters.

At left, Andrew Ribner ’14 and in center, Taylor Deloach ’13, presented their study titled “Navigation in Children: The Effect of Asymmetry on Reorientation” during the Psychology Department’s Research Poster Session April 25. About 55 BA students, thesis students, BA/MA thesis students and research associates from the Psychology and Neuroscience and Behavior Departments presented posters.

Srotoshini Bhalobasha '14  spoke about her research on "Tracking the Shortcoming in Special Education: A Case Study of a Student with Dyslexia." Her advisor is Lisa Dierker, professor of psychology.

Srotoshini Bhalobasha ’14 spoke about her research on “Tracking the Shortcoming in Special Education: A Case Study of a Student with Dyslexia.” Her advisor is Lisa Dierker, professor of psychology.

BA thesis student Kaitlin DeWilde '13 speaks to Professor of Psychology John Seamon about her study on "Pharmacological Effects on Facial Affect Recognition Scores in Schizophrenic Patients." Her advisor is Matthew Kurtz, associate professor psychology, associate professor of neuroscience.  DeWilde also presented a study on "A Time of Running and Fire: War and Evil in Sierra Leone." Karl Scheibe, professor of psychology, emeritus, and visiting faculty, advised the project.

BA thesis student Kaitlin DeWilde ’13 speaks to Professor of Psychology John Seamon about her study on “Pharmacological Effects on Facial Affect Recognition Scores in Schizophrenic Patients.” Her advisor is Matthew Kurtz, associate professor psychology, associate professor of neuroscience. DeWilde also presented a study on “A Time of Running and Fire: War and Evil in Sierra Leone.” Karl Scheibe, professor of psychology, emeritus, and visiting faculty, advised the project.

BA thesis student Benjamin Abravanel '13 spoke to Ruth Striegel, the Walter A. Crowell University Professor of the Social Sciences, professor of psychology, about his study on "Emotional Memory for Film Clips." His advisor is Chuck Sanislow, assistant professor of psychology.

BA thesis student Benjamin Abravanel ’13 spoke to Ruth Striegel, the Walter A. Crowell University Professor of the Social Sciences, professor of psychology, about his study on “Emotional Memory for Film Clips.” His advisor is Chuck Sanislow, assistant professor of psychology.

Michelle Woodcock '14 presented her research on "Questioning Your Roots: The Effects of Word Decomposition on Falsely Affixed Words." Her advisor is Barbara Juhasz, assistant professor psychology, assistant professor of neuroscience.

Michelle Woodcock ’14 presented her research on “Questioning Your Roots: The Effects of Word Decomposition on Falsely Affixed Words.” Her advisor is Barbara Juhasz, assistant professor psychology, assistant professor of neuroscience.

Olivia Drake

Olivia (M.A.L.S. '08) is editor of the Wesleyan Connection newsletter and campus photographer. I have two dogs, five chickens and 30 house plants. I like snow, photographing firemen and enjoying "stinky" cheeses. Send me your story ideas to newsletter@wesleyan.edu. 

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