Found 65 projects

Poster Presentation 1

12:00 PM to 1:30 PM

Add to my favorites Race on Campus: How Do Students Feel About It?
Presenter
  • Grace Adofoli, Senior, Psychology, University of Wisconsin, River Falls McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • Cyndi Kernahan, Psychology
Session

Add to my favorites Effects of Individual Responsibility and Gender-Specificity of Task on Dyadic Rapport
Presenters
  • Andrew Nelson, Sophomore, Psychology, Pacific Lutheran University
  • McKenna Corlis, Junior, Psychology, Pacific Lutheran University
Mentor
  • Jon Grahe, Psychology, Pacific Lutheran University
Session

Add to my favorites Gratitude Toward God: An Exploration of Religiosity, Gratitude, and Happiness
Presenter
  • Andrew Pereira, Junior, Psychology, Eastern Washington University McNair Scholar, Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee
Mentor
  • Philip Watkins, Psychology, Eastern Washington University
Session

Add to my favorites Phasic Dopamine Release Inhibits Hippocampal Gamma Oscillations
Presenter
  • Nile Graddis, Junior, Psychology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Sheri Mizumori, Psychology
  • Marsha Penner, Psychology
Session

Add to my favorites Psychological Predictors of Male Smokeless Tobacco Use Acquisition and Cessation: A 15-Year Longitudinal Study
Presenter
  • Leela Rebecca Holman, Senior, Psychology, Sociology
Mentor
  • Jonathan Bricker, Psychology
Session

Add to my favorites Gaydar: Emotional Facial Expressions Modulate Snap Judgments of Men’s Sexual Orientation
Presenter
  • Wendy Wenxuan (Wendy) Liu, Junior, Psychology
Mentors
  • Sapna Cheryan, Psychology
  • Joshua Tabak, Psychology
Session

Add to my favorites When Being Nurturing Means Being Bad at Math: Positive Stereotypes Lead Women to Underperform on a Math Test
Presenter
  • Tong (Daniel) Yu, Senior, Psychology, Sociology
Mentors
  • Sapna Cheryan, Psychology
  • John Oliver Siy, Psychology
Session

Add to my favorites Genetic Abnormalities in Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs)
Presenter
  • Rebecca Mei (Rebecca) Wu, Senior, Neurobiology, Psychology NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentor
  • Gary Stobbe, Neurology
Session

Add to my favorites Protective Factors for Adolescent Health Risk Behaviors
Presenter
  • Stevy Scarbrough, Fifth Year, Psychology, Boise State Univ McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • Mary Pritchard, Psychology, Boise State University
Session

Add to my favorites Underrepresentation of Women in Computer Science
Presenter
  • Hyejin Maria (Hyejin) Jin, Junior, Psychology
Mentors
  • Allison Master, Psychology
  • Sapna Cheryan, Psychology
Session

Add to my favorites Time-Specific Analyses of EEG Activity and Self-Reported Pain Levels for Individuals with Chronic Pain
Presenter
  • Amy De Kock, Senior, Psychology
Mentors
  • Jon Howe, Psychology, Behavioral Neuroscience
  • Jaime Diaz, Psychology
  • Mark Jensen, Rehabilitation Medicine
Session

Add to my favorites The Brief Adjustment Scale for EAS-C: Validity, Acceptability, and Utility of A New Measure of Psychological Distress
Presenter
  • Alexandra (Paige) Peterson, Senior, Psychology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Corey Fagan, Psychology
  • Adrianne Stevens, Psychology
Session

Add to my favorites Analysis of Self-Statements and Mood Disorders
Presenter
  • Robert DeVore, Senior, Psychology, Boise State Univ McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • Mary Pritchard, Psychology, Boise State University
Session

Add to my favorites Intimate Relationships Under Minor Stressful Situations and Support
Presenter
  • Elsira Gramajo, Senior, Psychology, Boise State Univ McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • Kimberly McAdams, Psychology, Boise State University
Session

Add to my favorites A State-Level Analysis of Capital Punishment and Public Opinion
Presenter
  • Ian King, Senior, Psychology, Political Science
Mentor
  • John Wilkerson, Political Science
Session

Add to my favorites Factors Influencing Binge Eating Disorder
Presenter
  • Thomas (Tom) Weekes, Junior, Psychology, Boise State Univ McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • Mary Pritchard, Psychology, Boise State University
Session

Add to my favorites Female Students' Interest Predicted By Perceptions of Communal Goals in Academic Fields
Presenter
  • Amanda Kay Montoya, Junior, Psychology
Mentor
  • Allison Master, Psychology
Session

Add to my favorites Understanding Differences in Alcohol Consumption and Depressed Mood between Immigrant and Native College Students
Presenter
  • Jih-Cheng (Jack) Yeh, Senior, Psychology
Mentors
  • Irene Geisner, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
  • Angela Mittmann, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Session

Add to my favorites Exploring Facial Variation Observed in Children with CFM Using 3D Surface Images  
Presenter
  • Trylla Tuttle, Senior, Psychology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Carrie Heike, Pediatrics, Seattle Children's Hospital
Session

Add to my favorites What You Post is What You Drink: Alcohol-Related Facebook Content Predicts Drinking Behavior
Presenters
  • Hannes Heppner, Junior, Psychology
  • Susanna Nadine Jahn, Junior, Exchange - Arts & Sciences
Mentors
  • Erin Westgate, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
  • Kristen Lindgren, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Session

Add to my favorites Effects of Theta-Burst Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation on Language Processing
Presenters
  • Alexander (Alex) Eastwood, Senior, Psychology, Biology (Physiology)
  • Kara Jackson, Junior, Pre-Sciences
Mentor
  • Chantel Prat, Psychology
Session

Add to my favorites Electrophysiological Investigation of the Laterodorsal Tegmental Nucleus Single Unit Activity in the Freely Navigating Rat
Presenter
  • Chantelle Kinzel, Senior, Psychology
Mentor
  • Sheri Mizumori, Psychology
Session

Add to my favorites The Application of Music Education to Improve Academic Performance and Reduce Juvenile Criminal Behaviour
Presenter
  • Anatolia Ferguson, Senior, Psychology McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • Gene Kim, Education
Session

Add to my favorites Analyzing the Critical Role of dGCS1 in Drosophila Fertilization 
Presenters
  • Eunice Stallman, Senior, Psychology, Neurobiology Howard Hughes Scholar, Mary Gates Scholar
  • Trung Phan, Junior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentor
  • Barbara Wakimoto, Biology
Session

Oral Presentation 1

1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Add to my favorites The Effect of sTnC Variants on Contraction in Rabbit Psoas Muscle Fibers
Presenter
  • Josh Matlock, Senior, Psychology, Biology (General)
Mentors
  • Michael Regnier, Bioengineering
  • Maria Razumova, Bioengineering
Session

Add to my favorites Neural and Behavioral Context-Based Differences in Rats
Presenter
  • Joshua Daniel (Josh) Larkin, Senior, Psychology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Sheri Mizumori, Psychology
  • Marsha Penner, Psychology
Session

Add to my favorites Research Towards Validating the Existence of Continuous Partial Attention
Presenter
  • Michael Gomez, Junior, Psychology, California State University, Dominguez Hills McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • L. Mark Carrier, Psychology, California State University, Dominguez Hills
Session

Add to my favorites Sex Differences in the Behavioral Effects of Kappa Opioid Receptors in the Monogamous California Mouse
Presenter
  • Cindee Robles, Junior, Psychology, University of California, Davis McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • Brian Trainor, Psychology, University of California, Davis
Session

Add to my favorites Belugas (Delphinapterus Leucas) Contact Objects Instead of Belugas
Presenter
  • Cyndy Alvarez, Junior, Psychology, St. Mary's University McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • Heather Hill, Psychology, St. Mary's University
Session

Add to my favorites The Happiness Variable
Presenter
  • Jack Hudson (Jack) Clearman, Senior, Psychology
Mentor
  • David Barash, Psychology
Session

Add to my favorites Optogenetic Evaluation of Electrotonic Coupling in the Inferior Olive in vitro Using Multibeam Multiphoton Microscopy
Presenter
  • Josef Turecek, Senior, Neurobiology, Psychology, Physics Mary Gates Scholar, Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee
Mentor
  • John Welsh, Pediatrics
Session

Poster Presentation 2

2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Add to my favorites Neural Basis of Decision Making
Presenter
  • Kelsey Elizabeth (Kelsey) Hinton, Senior, Biology (General), Psychology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Jeansok Kim, Psychology
  • Lauren Graham, Psychology
Session

Add to my favorites The Effects of Physical Appearance and Perceived Gender on Prejudicial Attitudes towards Transpersons  
Presenters
  • Katie Wilks, Senior, Psychology, Women's and Gender Studies, Pacific Lutheran University
  • Stacia Czichas, Senior, Psychology, Pacific Lutheran University
Mentor
  • Michelle Ceynar, Psychology, Pacific Lutheran University
Session

Add to my favorites The Moderating Role of Alcohol on Protective Behavioral Strategies and Negative Consequences
Presenter
  • Caroline Pappas, Senior, Psychology
Mentor
  • Melissa Lewis, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Session

Add to my favorites Listening to Music While We Eat: The Effects of Music Type and Tempo on Food Consumption
Presenter
  • Alonah (Loni) Grinnell, Senior, Psychology, Pacific Lutheran University
Mentor
  • Laura Kemmer, Psychology, Pacific Lutheran University
Session

Add to my favorites The Effects of Climate Change on Establishment Rates and Altitudinal Advance on Two Treeline Conifers
Presenter
  • David Thompson, Senior, Biology (General), Psychology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Janneke Hille Ris Lambers, Biology
  • Melanie Harsch, Biology
  • Kevin Ford, Biology
Session

Add to my favorites Older Adults’ Utilization of Technology and Their Perceptions of Ease  
Presenter
  • Roselyn (Rosie) Peterson, Senior, Psychology, Spanish, Seattle University
Mentor
  • Kathleen Cook, Psychology, Seattle University
Session

Add to my favorites Sexual Behavior of the Male Macaca fascicularis as a Function of Dominance
Presenter
  • Shiva Nath (Shiva) Das, Senior, Psychology
Mentor
  • Randall Kyes, Global Health, Psychology
Session

Add to my favorites Exploring Gender as a Moderator of the Relationship between the Optimistic Bias and Risky Sexual Behaviors
Presenter
  • Fiona Kurtz, Senior, Psychology
Mentor
  • Melissa Lewis, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Session

Add to my favorites Alcohol-Use Behavior and Attitudes: The Influence of Perceived Injunctive Norms of Proximal Reference Groups
Presenter
  • Nicholas Steven Lawrence, Senior, Philosophy, Psychology
Mentor
  • Melissa Lewis, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Session

Add to my favorites Functional Cortical Connectivity in Adolescents with ADHD
Presenter
  • Samandip Singh (Sunny) Hothi, Senior, Psychology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Michael Murias, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Session

Add to my favorites Companion Ratings of Emotions, Quality of Life, and Cognitive Functioning in Prostate Cancer Patients Undergoing Androgen Deprivation Therapy: The View from the Other Side
Presenter
  • Alice Tattersall, Senior, Psychology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Monique Cherrier, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology
Session

Oral Presentation 2

3:30 PM to 5:00 PM

Add to my favorites Worth the Weight: Heavy Asian-Americans are Seen as More American
Presenter
  • Caitlin Handron, Recent Graduate, Psychology, Italian Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee
Mentors
  • Sapna Cheryan, Psychology
  • Jennifer Wang, Psychology
Session

Add to my favorites Strengthening the Capacity of the Seattle Vietnamese Community
Presenters
  • Khiemton H (Ton) Nguyen, Senior, Biology (Bothell Campus)
  • Trang Le, Senior, Biochemistry, Psychology
  • Amy Van, Senior, International Studies
  • Chi Hoang, Senior, Sociology
  • Khoi Nguyen, Senior, Bioengineering Mary Gates Scholar
  • Michelle Tran, Senior, Psychology
  • Francis Tran
  • Anh Doan
  • Tony Thai Bao (Tony) Vo, Senior, Individualized Studies, American Ethnic Studies
  • Vivian Dao, Sophomore, Pre-Sciences
  • Minh Phuc H Nguyen, Sophomore, Pre-Sciences
Mentors
  • James Hong, , Vietnamese Friendship Association
  • Dieu-Hien Hoang, Nursing (Tacoma Campus)
Session

Add to my favorites Fietsen First: Transferring Dutch Bicycle Infrastructure Design to Critical Seattle Intersections
Presenters
  • Amy Catherine (Amy) Taylor, Senior, Community, Environment, & Planning, Psychology Mary Gates Scholar
  • Drew Collins, Senior, Environmental Studies, Community, Environment, & Planning
Mentor
  • Christopher Campbell, Urban Design & Planning
Session

Add to my favorites The Interaction of Peer Influence and Individual Impulsivity on Adolescent Substance Use
Presenter
  • Teague Rhine (Teague) Henry, Senior, Psychology Levinson Emerging Scholar
Mentor
  • Kevin King, Psychology
Session

Add to my favorites Amygdala Modulates Foraging Behavior of Rats Living in an Unpredicatable Fear Environment
Presenter
  • Regina Yuan (Regina) Yeh, Fifth Year, Psychology
Mentors
  • Jeansok Kim, Psychology
  • Earnest Kim, Psychology
Session

Add to my favorites Bilingual Brain Shaping: Mental Set Shifting and the Bilingual Brain 
Presenter
  • Brianna L. (Brianna) Yamasaki, Senior, Psychology
Mentor
  • Chantel Prat, Psychology
Session

Add to my favorites Social Network Index and Life Outlook: Examination of Demoralization, Life Satisfaction, and Depression in College Students
Presenter
  • Ronald Thomas, Senior, Psychology, University of North Texas McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • Sharon Rae Jenkins, Psychology
Session

Add to my favorites Humans Versus Pigeons: The Monty Hall Dilemma with Uneven Probabilities
Presenter
  • Shanglun (Shawn) Wang, Junior, Economics-Math, Psychology, Whitman College
Mentor
  • Walter Herbranson, Psychology, Whitman College
Session

Add to my favorites Mental Health Disparities among Latino/as in Inpatient Care
Presenter
  • Monserrat Garcia, Senior, Psychology, Chicano/a Studies, University of California, Davis McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • Nolan Zane, Psychology, University of California, Davis
Session

Add to my favorites Behavioral Enrichment Animal Research: A Collection of Animal Welfare Studies at the Woodland Park Zoo
Presenter
  • Nathan Ma, Senior, Art (Photography), Psychology
Mentor
  • Eduardo Fernandez, Psychology
Session

Poster Presentation 3

4:00 PM to 5:30 PM

Add to my favorites Visual Latency as an Early Indicator of ASD in High-Risk Infants
Presenters
  • Sara Shin Ortho, Senior, Biology (General), Anthropology: Medical Anth & Global Hlth
  • Megan Christine Yuasa, Junior, Biology (Physiology)
  • Angie Nguyen Pham, Senior, Psychology
Mentor
  • Sara Jane Webb, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Seattle Children's Research Institute
Session

Add to my favorites Pressure for Academic Success and Perfection: A Cross-Cultural Comparison between U.S. and Korean College Students
Presenters
  • Hyun Jung (Helen) Lee, Senior, Psychology, Pacific Lutheran University
  • Machiko Mochimaru, Senior, Psychology, Pacific Lutheran University
Mentors
  • Teru Toyokawa, Psychology, California State University San Marcos
  • Christine Moon, Psychology, Pacific Lutheran University
Session

Add to my favorites Molecular Methods to Study the Diets of Migratory Songbirds in Mexican Shade Coffee Plantations
Presenters
  • Nikita Nayudu, Junior, Psychology
  • Hikmatullah Arif, Sophomore, Pre-Major (Arts & Sciences)
  • Kylea Gleason, Non-Matriculated, Bothell Non Matriculated Student
  • Andrea Rose Bedlington, Non-Matriculated, Bothell Non Matriculated Student
  • Parisa Monirzad, Junior, Biology (Bothell Campus)
Mentor
  • Kimberly Williams-Guillen, Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (Bothell Campus)
Session

Add to my favorites Nucleus Accumbens Dopamine Transmission During Multi-Option Decision-Making
Presenters
  • Kevin Dofredo, Senior, Psychology
  • Kaija Reinelt, Sophomore, Pre-Major (Arts & Sciences)
Mentors
  • Paul Phillips, Pharmacology, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
  • Monica Arnold, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
  • Nick Hollon, Neurobiology & Behavior
Session

Add to my favorites Visual Attention Disengagement in Infants at Risk for ASD: Evaluation at 6 and 12 Months
Presenters
  • Anuradha (Radha) Helekar, Sophomore, Psychology
  • Anika Claire Van Ry, Senior, Psychology
  • Alyssa Carlson, Senior, Speech and Hearing Sci (Com Disorders)
Mentor
  • Sara Jane Webb, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Seattle Children's Research Institute
Session

Add to my favorites Heritability of Pragmatic Language in Twins with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Presenter
  • Kristin Aerts, Senior, Psychology
Mentors
  • Sara Jane Webb, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Seattle Children's Research Institute
  • Susan Faja, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Boston Children's Hospital
Session

Add to my favorites Accuracy in Social Communication Assessment by Parents and Teachers
Presenters
  • Alexandra Hockman, Senior, Psychology
  • Scott Eric Huberty, Junior, Psychology
Mentor
  • Sara Jane Webb, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Seattle Children's Research Institute
Session

Add to my favorites Role of Dopamine in Place Cell Activity and Spatial Memory
Presenter
  • Thomas (Tom) Coleman, Senior, Psychology
Mentors
  • Sheri Mizumori, Psychology
  • Marsha Penner, Psychology
Session

Add to my favorites GABA Receptor Subtypes and Spontaneous Activity in the Developing Mouse Cortex
Presenter
  • Zeke Katsh (Zeke) Barger, Senior, Neurobiology, Psychology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • William Moody, Biology
Session

Add to my favorites Understanding Drinking Games among College Students: Who Plays Them and How Risky are They?
Presenter
  • Samantha Chalker, Senior, Psychology
Mentor
  • Susan E. Collins, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Harborview Medical Center
Session

Add to my favorites Distribution of Vesicular Glutamate Transporter 2 in Songbird Brain: Implications for Forebrain Evolution in Birds
Presenter
  • Madison (Madi) Feil, Senior, Psychology, Neurobiology
Mentor
  • Agnes Bodor, Otolaryngology - Head And Neck Surgery
Session

Add to my favorites Rod Influences on Hue for Small Foveal Stimuli
Presenter
  • Katharina Foote, Junior, Psychology, Scandinavian Area Studies
Mentor
  • Steven L. Buck, Psychology
Session

Add to my favorites Confocal Analysis of the Effects of Progesterone and Allopregnanolone on Neurogenesis Following Cerebral Ischemia in Mice
Presenter
  • Joon Kim, Senior, Neurobiology, Psychology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Sean Murphy, Neurological Surgery
Session