Research Day 2010 Presentations

University of Northern Colorado’s Annual Research Conference during Academic Excellence Week. April 8, 2010, University Center

Research Excellence Awards

An Analysis of Immigration-Related Depression:  Correlations to Acculturation, Stressors, and Utilization Resources

  • Discipline(s):  Psychology, Sociology and Spanish
  • Faculty Sponsor(s):  Kevin Pugh
  • Presenter(s):  Baum, Sara

Honors Program Thesis Presentations

An Analysis between Alcohol Consumption, Reported Relationship Satisfaction and Interpersonal Violence in the College Population

  • Discipline(s):  Psychology
  • Faculty Sponsor(s):  Kristina Phillips
  • Presenter(s):  Pinkney, Shannon

Delis-Kaplan Executive Functions System Tower Test and Ability to Detect Malingering

  • Discipline(s):  Psychology
  • Faculty Sponsor(s):  Thomas Dunn
  • Presenter(s):  Doyle, Zachary

Are Blondes Less Intelligent?  Stereotype Threat and Hair Color

  • Discipline(s):  Psychology
  • Faculty Sponsor(s):  Kevin Pugh
  • Presenter(s):  Smith, Alicia

McNair Scholars Thesis Presentations

Risk-taking as Measured by the BART

  • Discipline(s):  Community Health, Psychology and Sociology
  • Faculty Sponsor(s):  Marilyn Welsh
  • Presenter(s):  Stroup, Tia

The Effects of Facebook on Mental Health Issues

  • Discipline(s):  Psychology
  • Faculty Sponsor(s):  Thomas Dunn
  • Presenter(s):  Severtson, Anthony

College Students Experiences of Close Relationships

  • Discipline(s): Psychology and Sociology
  • Faculty Sponsor(s): Elizabeth Pascoe
  • Presenter(s): Byrd, Morgan

Panel & Individual Presentations

Exploring Autoethnography as Research

  • Discipline(s): Research Methods
  • Faculty Sponsor(s): Maria Lahman
  • Presenter(s): Schmidt, Karen, Mendoza Brady, Bernadette; Wirta-Leiker, Chaitra; Schendel, Roland
  • Graduate presentation

Exploring Autoethnography as Research

  • Discipline(s): Research Methods
  • Faculty Sponsor(s): Maria Lahman
  • Presenter(s): Schmidt, Karen, Mendoza Brady, Bernadette, Wirta-Leiker, Chaitra, Schendel, Roland
  • Graduate presentation

Detecting Threat in Facial Displays: Exploring Unconscious Mechanisims

  • Discipline(s): Psychology
  • Faculty Sponsor(s): Eric Peterson
  • Presenter(s): Peterson, Eric; Baker, Crystal, Broeker, Nicholas
  • Team: Graduate, Undergraduate & Faculty presentation

An Analysis between Alcohol Consumption, Reported Relationship Satisfaction and Interpersonal Violence in the College Population

  • Discipline(s): Psychology
  • Faculty Sponsor(s): Kristina Phillips
  • Presenter(s): Pinkney, Shannon
  • Undergraduate presentation

The Effects of Facebook on Mental Health Issues

  • Discipline(s): Psychology
  • Faculty Sponsor(s): Thomas Dunn
  • Presenter(s): Severtson, Anthony
  • Undergraduate presentation

Power Dynamics and Questioning in Elementary Science Classrooms

  • Discipline(s): Educational Psychology
  • Presenter(s): Reinsvold, Lori
  • Graduate presentation

Poster Presentations

Postnatal Ethanol Exposure in B6 and NSA Mice Using Inhalation Chambers: Effects on Activity, Weight and Dose

  • Discipline(s): Psychology
  • Faculty Sponsor(s): David Gilliam
  • Presenter(s): Stewart, Joshua
  • Graduate presentation

Cross-Level Tutoring Services in Higher Education: Assessing Academic and Non-academic Benefits for Undergraduate Students

  • Discipline(s): Higher Education
  • Faculty Sponsor(s): Melissa Salazar Hoffner
  • Presenter(s): Schmidt, Karen

Neuropsychological Functioning Among Methamphetamine Users

  • Discipline(s): Psychology
  • Faculty Sponsor(s): Kristina Phillips
  • Presenter(s): Hedrick, Heidi Pinkney, Shannon, Smith, Dolly; Berdahl, Miranda
  • Undergraduate presentation

Teaching for Transformative Experiences: A Collaboration with a Local Sixth Grade Science Teacher

  • Discipline(s): Psychology and Education
  • Faculty Sponsor(s): Kevin Pugh
  • Presenter(s): Russel, Cassendra; Schmidt, Karen
  • Graduate presentation