Senior Projects in Psychology



Thesis Title

Brittany Achin

Change Blindness in Video Clips: The Relationship Between Attention and Eye Fixations in Detecting Scene Changes

Kyle Anderson

Gender Differences in the Neural Mechanisms of Humor and Laughter

Nii Bentsi-Enchill

Coping Strategies Used by Students of Color at Hamilton

Alicia Cardina

The Power of Music: The Effects of Background Music on Short-Memory and Reading Comprehension

Robert Copeland-Halperin

The Importance of Social Memory in the Formation and Maintenance of Social Networks

Ciere Cornelius

The Effect of Parenting Styles and Coping Dispositions on Adolescents’ Self-Esteem

Carolyn Crandall

False Memories in Eyewitness Testimonies

Stephanie Godleski

Factors Affecting Coping and Burnout in Non-Family Professional Care Providers of Children with Special Needs

Marissa Joy Halligan

The Influence of Attention and Decision Making Abilities on Athletic Performance

Amanda Hind

Thought Suppression Process and Consequences: An Overview of the Literature

Catherine Johnston

The Role of Active Versus Passive Navigation in Spatial Knowledge Acquisition: Gender Differences and Alignment Effects

Emily Kaufman

An Examination of Social Support and Marital Stress in Parents of Children with Autistic Disorder

Allison Kosswig

Applied Behavior Analysis Intervention for Children with Autistic Disorder: Benefits of a Parent/Educator Partnership

Kate Mayhew

Psychological Theories of Sexual Harassment

Adam Morris

A Pilot Study of a Training Program for Parents of Children Who Have Experienced Non-Sexual Trauma

Tanya Namad

Recovered Memories of Childhood Sexual Abuse and the Valid Existence of False Memory Syndrome

Missy Nelson

The Effects of Anxiety and Pressure on Intrusive Thoughts and Athletic Performance

Sean Pinkerton

Effects of Parenting Styles

David Reiner

The Effects of Stigma Suppression and Stigma Consciousness on Interpersonal Relations

Emmie Robinson

Examination of a Novel Behavioral Intervention for a Set of Triplets with Autistic Disorder

Mark Rosvold

Effects of Suppressing Negative Self-Referent Thoughts on Self-Esteem and Self-Schema Activation

Caroline Sabet

The Effects of Ritalin on Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

David Sawyer

The Impact of Need for Humor and Personal Involvement on Attitude Change

Sarah Schneider

The Plasticity of the Visual Cortex and Blindness

Christina Trabandt

The Relation between Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Symptomatology and Exercise Behavior in College Students