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Student Research

Our students are active researchers in psychology laboratories and research groups. The Department of Psychology offers many opportunities for students to gain research experience, including the ability to earn course credit for working in a research lab. See the course descriptions of PSY 290 and PSY 490 for more information. Visit our Research Labs page to see which labs are currently accepting students. Previous research experience is NOT necessary!

2015 research presentations by Department of Psychology students:

Bramschreiber, S., & Mienaltowski, A. (2015, March). Positive emotion and its impact on spatiotemporal vision. Presented at the Western Kentucky University Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

Chang, J. & Zhao, Q. (2015, March). Evaluate Me: Effects of expecting rapid feedback and beliefs about ability on task performance. Presented at the Western Kentucky University Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

Duncan, L., & Lickenbrock, D. (2015, March). Determining associations between paternal involvement and infant temperament on paternal sensitivity. Presented at the Western Kentucky University Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

Corley, W., & Zhao, Q. (2015, March). The effect of forewarning on suggestibility: Does it depend on working memory capacity? Presented at the Western Kentucky University Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

Daugherty, V., Saeedi, M., & Redifer, J. (2015, March). Working memory and creativity. Presented at the Western Kentucky University Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

Fortney, C., & Redifer, J. (2015, March). Self-explanation and practice retrieval: A comparison of study methods. Presented at the Western Kentucky University Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

King, A., Duffin, L., & Clayton, K. (2015, February). Connecting the dots: Understanding post-traumatic stress and academic achievement. Presented at the National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention, Washington, D.C.

Oldham, A., Wininger, S., & Ryle, M. (2015, March). An examination of self-efficacy and attributions across contexts. Presented at the Western Kentucky University Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

Shepherd, K., Wininger, S., Cash, L., & Hancock, S. (2015, March). An examination of pacing running for a two mile run in ROTC cadets. Presented at the Western Kentucky University Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

Turner, L., & Grieve, F. (2015, March). Factors influencing the development of muscle dysmorphia. Presented at the Western Kentucky University Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

Xu, X., & Zhao, Q. (2015, March). The effects of anticipated feedback proximity on performance: Exploring the moderating role of self-efficacy and task type. Presented at the Western Kentucky University Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.


 

 

 


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