ACSHF faculty, Dr. Elizabeth Veinott, hosted the 2019 CHI Play Doctoral Consortium workshop for the 2nd year. This time the CHI Play conference was held in Barcelona, Spain from October 22-25. Dr. Veinott enjoyed working with 11 doctoral students from Universities on four continents. CHI Play is an interdisciplinary ACM conference for researchers across all areas of play, games, and human-computer interaction.
Department of Cognitive and Learning Sciences Student Catherine (Kay) Tislar was honored at the 11th annual Graduate Research Colloquium put on by the Graduate Student Government. Kay was awarded the Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award for excellence in supporting graduate education.
The Graduate Research Colloquium offers graduate students from all departments an opportunity to present their research as well as to receive recognition for their accomplishments. 85 students representing 17 different academic schools participated in this year’s event.
Congratulations to Kay and the rest of the 2019 graduate student award recipients for their outstanding accomplishments.
A full list of those honored at the research colloquium can be found here.
Undergraduate psychology major Elizabeth Kelliher (pictured), Madeline Peabody (ACSHF Alumna), and Professor Veinott presented an analysis of group brainstorming idea generation at the 2018 APS Conference in San Francisco, California.
Associate Professor of Psychology Shane T. Mueller announces that Volume 3 of the JMUBR (Journal of Midwest Undergraduate Behavioral Research)—an on-line journal dedicated to the research projects conducted by our undergraduates in PSY 3001 – Experimental Methods and Statistics II—has been published. This was research conducted in Spring 2015.
- Research that spans disciplines of cognitive, perceptual, social, moral, health, sports, clinical, and personality psychology.
- A study on how for some types of behaviors, legality is an important factor in whether people judge them as moral.
- A study of how people categorize and classify naturalistic objects (chairs!)
- Two studies investigating the interaction of color and memory.
- A study of the perceptions of how LBGTQ students on campus are viewed, both within and outside the Greek system.
- A study on how college students balance financial pressures with convenience and health in making decisions about what they eat.
- A study on the types of factors that may contribute to false memory.
- A study on the factors that motivate student athletes.
- A study of bullying and anti-social behavior in online and multiplayer video games.