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HSU Psychology students will be presenting at the Western Psychological Association (WPA) conference in San Francisco, CA April 25-29, 2012.

Our university's presence at WPA will consist of 27 presentations from 43 different students (11 graduate students, 32 undergraduate). Many are presenting on multiple posters totaling 67 student authorships. Two students will be awarded major honors at WPA this year. The list is below:


Awards

 

Michael Le, an Academic Research Graduate student will receive the Christina Maslach-Philip Zimbardo Research Award in Social Psychology which also carries a $500 honorarium.

Eric D. Malain an Academic Research Graduate Student will receive the Western Psychological Foundation Student Scholarships which also carries a $500 honorarium 


Presentations

 

1. INNATE MORALITY? THE EVOLUTIONARY ROOTS OF MODERN MORAL JUDGMENT, Jessica E. Black

2. INITIAL RELIABILITY AND VALIDITY OF THE HUMBOLDT OPTIMISM SCALE, Svandis Giolitto & Brooke Bisel

3. VALIDATION OF A NEW SOCIAL RISK TAKING SCALE, Dominic A. Trevisan & Jared K. Martin (Humboldt State University)

4. SUPPLEMENTAL INSTRUCTION FOR PSYCHOLOGICALSTATISTICS: IMPACT ON STUDENTS OF COLOR, Christopher L. Aberson & Jessica Black (Humboldt State University)

5. PRELIMINARY DEVELOPMENT OF THE COLLEGE ACHIEVEMENT MOTIVATION SCALE, Rebekah L. Becker & Nate Spence-Chorman (Humboldt State University)

6. DEVELOPMENT OF THE FUTURE ORIENTATION IN COLLEGE STUDENTS SCALE (FOCSS), Esperanza L. Alcazar & Tiffany D. Maldonado (Humboldt State University)

7. FURTHER VALIDATION OF THE HUMBOLDT HAPPINESS SCALE, Sarah E. Murphy & William M. Reynolds (Humboldt State University)

8. PRELIMINARY VALIDATION OF THE MORAL RESPONSIBILITY SCALE, Jessica E. Black & William M. Reynolds (Humboldt State University)

9. RELIABILITY AND VALIDITY OF THE ACADEMIC SELFCONCEPT SCALE SHORT FORM, William M. Reynolds, Courtney Weseman & Lisa Gilman (Humboldt State University)

10. PRELIMINARY DEVELOPMENT OF A NEW SENSATIONSEEKING SCALE, Yasmine Potts, Haley Jones, Colleen Reveley & Isaac Dietz (Humboldt State University)

11. HOW PEOPLE FEEL AFTER A TRANSGRESSION:VALIDATING A NEW SCALE, Masha E. Melnik, Erik H. Federas, Magena Ammen, Karla N. Ochoa, Michael S. Le & Gregg J. Gold (Humboldt State University)

12. FORGIVING THE BETRAYAL OF A STRANGER, Eric D. Malain, Esperanza L. Alcazar, Matthew M. Daniel, Colleen Reveley & Gregg Gold (Humboldt State University)

13. RELIABILITY AND VALIDITY OF THE ELECTRONIC BULLYING AND
VICTIMIZATION SCALE, Jessica Rismiller Robinson & William M. Reynolds (Humboldt State University)

14. MEANING IN LIFE AND COLLEGE ADJUSTMENT, Dominic Trevisan, DruAnne Watson, Tiffany Maldonado, Ellyn Bass & Lizabeth M. Eckerd (Humboldt State University)

15. PSYCHOSOCIAL CORRELATES OF FOOD DEPENDENCE IN COLLEGE STUDENTS, Sarah Rianne Taylor & William M. Reynolds (Humboldt State University)

16. ONLINE COUNSELING: ATTITUDES AND POTENTIAL UTILIZATION BY COLLEGE STUDENTS, Chloe Brown, Lizabeth Eckerd, Vanessa Morales & Colleen Reveley (Humboldt State University)

17. LINKS BETWEEN CHILDHOOD MALTREATMENT,PERSONALITY VARIABLES AND ADULT ATTACHMENTQUALITY, Esperanza L. Alcazar, Edwin J. Vazquez, Rebekah L. Becker &Tasha R. Howe (Humboldt State University)

18. PSYCHOSOCIAL CORRELATES OF FATIGUE IN COLLEGE STUDENTS, William M. Reynolds, Gabrielle Sybeldon & Sarah E. Murphy (Humboldt State University)

19. GRIEF SEVERITY FOLLOWING PET VS. HUMAN DEATH, Meghan Martinez, Ellyn Bass, Tiffany Maldonado & Lizabeth M. Eckerd (Humboldt State University)

20. PSYCHOLOGY STUDENTS’ EXPERIENCE WITH DEATHRELATED ISSUES, Lizabeth M. Eckerd, Meghan Martinez, Vanessa Morales & Luis Villafranca (Humboldt State University)

21. USING INTEGRATED THREAT THEORY TO PREDICT ATTITUDES TOWARD AFRICAN AMERICANS, Michael S. Le, Amanda R. Perez, Lacey L. Palmer & Christopher L. Aberson (Humboldt State University)

22. POLITICAL ORIENTATION AND THE THREAT-ATTITUDE RELATIONSHIP IN SAME-SEX MARRIAGE, Matthew M. Daniel, Jessica L. Clayburn, Justin Tuttle & Christopher L. Aberson (Humboldt State University)

23. DO VALUES PREDICT PREJUDICE TOWARDS SAME SEX MARRIAGE?, Sarah E. Murphy, Edwin J. Vazquez, Patrick Panelli, Kelsey Burgos & Christopher L. Aberson (Humboldt State University)

24. PREDICTING ENROLLMENT IN COLLEGE DIVERSITY COURSES FROM
PRE-COLLEGE ATTITUDES, Edwin J. Vazquez, Brooke R. Bisel, Janet
Aguirre, Elizabeth Greene & Christopher L. Aberson (Humboldt State
University)

25. DIVERSITY EXPERIENCES PROMOTE CHANGES IN SOCIAL DISTANCE AND CROSS-GROUP FRIENDSHIPS, Patrick Panelli, Elizabeth Greene, Jennifer Arciniega, Justin Tuttle, Kelsey Burgos,Janet Aguirre & Christopher L. Aberson (Humboldt State University)

26. WHY CAN’T I GRADUATE FROM COLLEGE: GENDER AND GRADUATION RATES, Michael S. Le (Humboldt State University)

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