Associate Professor Jeff Holmes and Professor Barney Beins participated in a symposium on scientific literacy among psychology students at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association in San Diego.
Leigh Ann Vaughn, Associate Professor of Psychology, has published a monograph on persuasion:
Vaughn, L. A. (2010). Regulatory fit and persuasion through advocacy messages and narratives. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Publishers.
Students from four psychology research teams – led by Cyndy Scheibe, Judith Pena-Shaff, Hugh Stephenson and Barney Beins – presented their research at this year’s Eastern Colleges Science Conference at Pace University on April 24th.
Professor Barney Beins has co-edited a book on the scholarship of teaching and learning in the psychology major. The book is entitled Best Practices for Teaching Beginnings and Endings in the Psychology Major: Research, Cases, and Recommendations and was published by Oxford University Press.
Michelle Rhoades, Elizabeth Stuprich, Danielle Hibbard, Sascha Clapper, and Caitlin Reilly presented research supervised by Nancy Rader at the L. Starling Reid Undergraduate Psychology Conference April 16th. Their trip was funded by the H&S Educational Grant Initiative, the University of Virginia, and the IC Psychology Department. Their papers have been published in the conference proceedings. The titles and authors of the papers are "Developmental Changes in Eye Gaze to a Speaker in Typically Developing Preschoolers" by M. Rhoades and E. Stuprich, "The Influence of Dynamic vs Static Gestures in Early Word Learning" by D. Hibbard, and "A Visual Cocktail Party Phenomenon: Intentional Filtering during Selective Attention" by S. Clapper and C. Reilly.