Student Research Symposium Presentations


Joint storybook reading and word learning: What reading style helps preschoolers most?
Kirsten Craft and Ashley Schreurs (Faculty Advisor: Olivia Lima)

Name Learning: The Effect of Distributed Retrieval Practice in a Simulated Social Setting
Carlee Berens and Kyle Knapp (Faculty Advisor: Elizabeth Babcock)

Effect of Difficulties with Emotion Regulation on Sleep Quality
Michelle Erhardt and Ali Goers (Faculty Advisor: Casey Trainor)

Distress Tolerance as a Predictor for Pre-Sleep Arousal and Sleep Problems
Katie Beech (Faculty Advisor: Casey Trainor)

Lie Hard: Predictors of Responses to Presidential Candidates' Deceptive Claims
Zack Truelson and Josh Goodwin (Faculty Advisor: Anne Zell)


Scaffolding Reading Leads to Higher Vocabulary Acquisition
Heidi Allard (Faculty Advisor: Olivia Lima)

Assisted Study with Dynamic Quiz
Derek True (Faculty Advisor: Elizabeth Babcock)

Jump on the Name Train: Using the Testing Effect to Learn Names
Michelle Erhardt (Faculty Advisor: Elizabeth Babcock)

Vocabulary Acquisition Through Storybook Readings: Relationship Beteween Behavior and Vocabulary Gains
Leslie Walker & Molly Martin (Faculty Advisor: Olivia Lima)

Religious Priming and Ego-Depletion: Do People Exhibit Better Self-Control When They Have God On Their Mind?
Karissa Pepin & Melanie Jerke (Faculty Advisor: Anne Zell)

Effect of Expanding Retrieval on Name Learning: Comparing Older and Younger Adults
Taylor McCance & Maxine Melber (Faculty Advisor: Elizabeth Babcock)


An Internal Locus of Control is Associated with Problem-focused Coping at Work
Erika Jacobson (Faculty Advisor: Elizabeth Babcock)


What Eases the Agony of Defeat? Comparing Strategies for Sparing Outperformed People's Feelings
Peter Schultz, Shelly Hubbling, and Rachel Nelson (Faculty advisor: Anne Zell)

Effects of Elaboration Style on Vocabulary Acquisition in Preschoolers
Jesi Palank and Megan Wulf (Faculty advisor: Olivia Lima)

Investigation of Optimism and Control Within Dental Health Facilities
Mauri Becker (Faculty advisor: Christina DeVita)

Expanding Retrieval's Effectiveness in Aiding Working Memory Capacity in Name Recall for Both Young and Older Adults
Eric Swanson and Erika Jacobson (Faculty advisor: Elizabeth Babcock)


Moral Evaluations of Deception in Politics
Stephanie Sorensen (Faculty advisor: Anne Zell)

Relational Goals May Lead to Discomfort When Outperforming Others
Chrissy Gill and Jenna Obler (Faculty advisor: Anne Zell)