Students, Faculty Attend Midwestern Psychological Association Annual Meeting

Augustana students and faculty are in Chicago, Illinois, this week, presenting their research at the Midwestern Psychological Association (MPA) Annual Meeting.

  • Sydney Fleming '14 and co-author Dr. Anne Zell presented research titled "Why Forgive? Immediate and Delayed Effects of Different Forgiveness Motivations."
  • Brian Duxbury '14, Tess Van Engen '13 and Alyssa Schmidt '14 presented a research titled "The Role of Emotion Regulation in Sleep Difficulties," with Dr. Casey Trainor.
  • Danielle Anderberg '15 and Hannah Zylstra '16 presented research titled "Improving Name Learning With Distributed Retrieval Practice," with Dr. Elizabeth Babcock.  Co-authors were Michelle (Erhardt) Buffiee '13 and Elizabeth Helder.

According to its website, the purpose of the meeting is to share research across all areas of psychology. The event features invited addresses and talks from leading psychologists across the U.S., papers and posters addressing a wide range of topics in current psychological science, workshops on the teaching of psychology, research methods and statistics, and discussion groups.

The annual meeting is open to psychologists, students and members of the public.