Senior Research Day

 

Cierra Mariano and Victoria Whitbred presented their senior theses on Senior Research Day, 2014.  Disert Scholar Morgan Shadle presented her Honors Thesis and also received the Anderson Psychology Prize, which goes to a senior for outstanding scholarship in psychology.

 

Cierra Mariano

 

Cierra Mariano Language Proficiency and Family Factors Influence on Academic Performance

 

Victoria Whitbred

 

Victoria Whitbred Time Management Differences between Student-Athletes and Non-Athletes

 

Morgan Shadle

 

2014 Disert Scholar, Morgan Shadle Effect of Autonomy, Relatedness, and Competence during Community Service on Prosociality

 

 

Past Senior Thesis Titles

 

Recent social science graduates demonstrated their understanding of the field through their senior theses. Below are some recent theses titles and where they were presented.

 

2013

 

 

Samantha Baker – Reading Comprehension While Multitasking on Facebook

 

Brenda K. Wenklbauer – Incidence of Bullying: Same Gender vs. Mixed Gender

 

2012

 

Debra Tibbits – Trauma and Its Effects on Physical and Cognitive Resilience

 

Marsha Decker – Contextual Influence as Evidence of an Interactive Model of Speed Perception

 

2011

 

 

Alexandra Thorpe – Tomboyism and Stereotype Threat

 

Jennifer Tucker – Serotonin Transporter Gene Polymorphism (5-HTTLPR) and Anxiety

 

2011

 

Destinee Hays – The Effects of Music on a Simple Multiplication Task

 

Ashely Overdorff – Ego-Depletion Effects and Resource Beliefs on a Cognitive Task

 

 

 

Tammy Clark – Treatment Seeking Barriers for African Americans: Racial Identity and Counselor Characteristics

 

2010

 

Serenity LaToya Franklin – Status, Physical Attractiveness and the Impact of Relationship Context on Female Mate Selection

 

Nikola Grafnetterova Leadership, Women, and Athletic Participation: Are Female Students Attending Women's Colleges Less Susceptible to Stereotype Threat Than Students from Coeducational Institutions.