Congratulations to our graduating GE and Clinical Psychology Master's students! Class of 2020!
Clinical Psychology Students
Mentor: Alyssa Arentoft, thesis title: "The Relationship Between Cognitive Flexibility and the Experience of Depression and Anxiety Symptoms in HIV+ Individuals"
Mentor: Luciana Lagana, thesis title: "Promoting Empathy with Film: Improving Attitudes Towards Older, LGBTQ+ Adults Experiencing Homelessness"
Mentor: Scott Plunkett, thesis title: "Perceived Parenting Behaviors, Emotion Dysregulation, and Interpersonal Relationship Anxiety of Emerging Adults"
Mentor: Luciana Lagana, thesis title: "Variables that Exacerbate Pain in Chronic Pain Patients and how they Predict Pain Levels"
Mentor: Meeta Banerjee, thesis title: "A Longitudinal Exploration of Socio-cultural Factors on Mental Health in Latinx Youth to Emerging Adulthood"
Mentor: Mark Sergi, thesis title: "Alcohol Abuse in Victims of Childhood Maltreatment: The Roles of Reinforcement Sensitivity and Emotion Dysregulation"
Mentor: Gary Katz
General Experimental Psychology Students
Mentor: Debbie Ma, thesis title: "Does Knowledge of the Hapa Label Increase Multiracial Categorizations?"
Mentor: Stefanie Drew, thesis title: "Reading between the lines: The effects of reading in virtual reality and other mediums on the visual systems"
Mentor: Debbie Ma, thesis title "Individual Differences in the Mental Representation of Biracial and Monoracial Faces: A Multidimensional Scaling Approach"
Mentor: Scott Plunkett, thesis title: "Examining the Relative Importance of Parental Educational Attainment, Educational Aspirations, Academic Encouragement, Academic Involvement, and Monitoring on Latino Adolescents’ Academic Engagement"
Mentor: Elise Fenn, thesis title: "Is trait-empathy a significant predictor at detecting deception when strong diagnostic cues to deception are present?"
Mentor: Abe Rutchick, thesis title: "Randomized controlled trial of interventions for increasing intentional smartphone use and their impact on well-being"
Mentor: Scott Plunkett, thesis title: "Neighhorhood, Family, and Peer Qualities Related to Male and Female Latino 9th Graders' Depressive Symptoms"
Mentor: Meeta Banerjee, thesis title: "An Exploration of the Prevalence, Risk Factors, and Health Outcomes of Obesity Among an Ethnically Diverse Sample of Asian Americans"
Mentor: Mark Otten, thesis title: "Comparing Student-Athletes and Non-Athletes on Academic Impostor Syndrome"
Mentor: Andrew Ainsworth, thesis title: "Social Implications of Lightboard Technology toward Student Retention on Statistical Methods"