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Psychology students present at Sigma Xi International Research Conference

Six psychology majors presented research this fall at the Sigma Xi International Research Conference, held in Raleigh, N.C.

Kelly Molin '11 & Dani Schenk '11 presented "Alcohol use stigmatization: The effects of age and gender on perceptions of alcohol use." Gabie Smith, a professor of psychology and chair of the department, was the faculty mentor and co-author for this research study.

Jennifer Champ '11 and Katy Milizio '12 presented "The effect of encoding strategy and pair repetition on associative recognition in younger and older adults," and Stephanie Robinson '11 and Leslie Hart '12 presented "The effect of general versus specific practice and semantic relatedness on word recall."
Amy Overman, an assistant professor of psychology, was the faculty mentor and co-author for these research studies.

Sigma Xi is the international honor society of science and engineering. More than 200 members of Sigma Xi have won the Nobel Prize and there are more than 500 chapters of Sigma Xi around the world. Sigma Xi supports interdisciplinary research at universities, industry research centers, and government laboratories.

Amy Overman,
1/31/2011 9:42 AM