Student Research

Psychology Student Research

Many of our graduate and undergraduate students perform their own original research supervised by our faculty members. Their research findings are often presented to various conferences across the country. Below is a selection of some of the research that our students are conducting (click on the poster title to see an expanded image of the poster).

 

Attachment Trauma and Student Disengagement in School

Graduate Researcher: Melissa Cornish

Faculty Advisor: Diane Harris

Poster Abstract

 

The Behavioral Evidence of Mattering Measure (BEMM), Mattering to Fathers, and Adolescents' Adjustment over Time

Graduate Researchers: Yookyung Lee, Alexandra Morford

Faculty Advisor: Jeff Cookston

Poster Abstract

 

Change Over Time in Coparenting and Interparental Conflict Among Families of Adolescents

Graduate Researcher: Chase Boyer

Faculty Advisor: Jeff Cookston

Poster Abstract

 

Cognitive- versus Emotion-Based Involunatary Cognitions: An Informative Contrast fro the Reflexive Imagery Task

Graduate Researchers: Hyein Cho, Pareezad Zarolia, Anthony G. Velasquez

Faculty Advisor: Ezequiel Morsella

Poster Introduction

 

Do People with Schizophrenai Experience More Negative Emotion and Less Positive Emotion in Their Daily LIves? A Meta-analysis of Experience Sampling Studies

Graduate Researchers: Hyein Cho, Lindsey M. Lavaysse, Manpreet Kaur

Undergraduate Researcher: Yasmin Campos

Faculty Advisors: Daniel Fulford, David Gard

Poster Introduction

 

Explaining the Experiential Advantage through Positive Memories

Graduate Researcher: Ngoc-Han K. Nguyen

Faculty Advisor: Ryan Howell

Poster Discussion

 

External Control of the Stream of Consciousness: Stimulus-Based Effects of Unintentional Thought Sequences

Graduate Researchers: Sabrina Bhangal, Christinal Merrick, Melika Farina, Tiffany Jantz

Faculty Advisor: Ezequiel Morsella

Poster Introduction

 

Habituation Effects on Involuntary Cognitions: Evidence from the Reflexive Imagery Task

Graduate Researchers: Sabrina Bhangal, Allison K. Allen

Faculty Advisor: Ezequiel Morsella

Poster Introduction

 

The Impact of Child Abuse Trauma on Emotional Dysregulation and Academic Performance

Graduate Researcher: Haylie Mills

Faculty Advisor: Diane Harris

Poster Abstract

 

The Impact of Complex Trauma on Motivation in Children

Graduate Researcher: Winnie Chan

Faculty Advisor: Diane Harris

Poster Abstract

 

The Impact of Ethnic Identity and a Caring Culture on Adolescent Development

Graduate Researcher: Guadalupe Arambula

Faculty Advisor: Diane Harris

Poster Abstract

 

Loneliness and Expressive Suppression; The Role of Pessimism about Expressivity

Graduate Researcher: Pooya Razavi

Faculty Advisor: Seung Hee Yoo

Poster Overview

 

The Polymodal Role of Consciousness in Adaptive Action: A Paradigm for Neuroimaging

Graduate Researcher: Donish Cushing

Faculty Advisor: Ezequiel Morsella

Poster Introduction

 

Posttraumatic stress disorder: Expecting the worst

Graduate Researcher: Callan Lujan

Faculty Advisors: Ezequiel Morsella, Mark Geisler

Poster Introduction

 

Purchasing Happiness; It's Written All Over Your Face

Graduate Researcher: Kristine Tom

Faculty Advisors: Ryan Howell, Mark Geisler

Poster Introduction

 

The Role of Attachment in the Development of Ethnic Identity among Second Generation Students

Graduate Researcher: Connie Chan

Faculty Advisors: Rita Rodriguez, Diane Harris

Poster Abstract

 

Shame Inhibits and Asian-American Adolescent's Development of an Achieved Ethnic Identity

Graduate Researcher: Stephanie Meier

Faculty Advisor: Diane Harris

Poster Abstract

 

Strong Ethnic Identity Moderates the Effects of Discrimination for Middle Eastern Adolescents

Graduate Researcher: Shereen Nassar

Faculty Advisor: Diane Harris

Poster Abstract

 

Thought stopping through sustained imagery: Involuntary subvocalizations and the sense of agency

Graduate Researchers: Hyein Cho, Allison K. Allen

Faculty Advisors: Carlos Montemayor, Ezequiel Morsella

Poster Introduction

 

Who Should I Talk to About Him? Guided Cognitive Reframing with Non-Parental Sources About the Father-Child Relationship

Graduate Researcher: Kenn Dela Cruz

Faculty Advisor: Jeff Cookston

Poster Abstract

 

Why are Some People More Creative Than Others? An Electrophysiological Approach

Graduate Researcher: Kristina Pfeifer

Faculty Advisor: Mark Geisler

Poster Introduction

 

Working Memory-Based Action Control: An Interference Paradigm for Neuroimaging

Graduate Researchers: Sabrina Bhangal, Anthony G. Velasquez, Andrew C. Garcia

Faculty Advisors: Mark Geisler, Ezequiel Morsella

Poster Introduction