Fourteen students were elected to the Sigma Xi scientific research honor society for 2014. Founded in 1886, Sigma Xi is the international honor society of scientists and engineers, who are elected to membership because of their research achievements or potential. The Sigma Xi motto is: "Companions in Zealous Research". The Paulen A Smith Chapter at Ithaca College was founded in 1966.
Associate Professor Jeff Holmes (Psychology) recently published an article entitled “Impression Management Pressures on Racial Attitude Surveys” in the Social Science Journal. The article was published online this month and will appear in a forthcoming print edition of the journal.
On March 14 and 15, 2014, 16 students representing 5 research teams presented 10 posters about their research at the Annual Convention of the Eastern Psychological Association, in Boston, MA.
Psychology/Neuroscience student, Eliza Jacobs-Brichford, was the recipient of University of Cincinatti's Best Internship Award, and published a first authored publication in the Journal of Child Neurology.
An international consortium of 36 institutions set up to test the reproducibility of psychology research findings has successfully replicated 10 of 13 findings. Two of the findings could not be replicated, and one replicated weakly. These findings have been accepted for publication in Social Psychology.