Psychological Science Night

Psychological Science Night

A celebration of student research in the Department of Psychological Science at Eastern

Friday, December 7th, 2018
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Betty Tipton Room, Student Center

Conference Schedule

3:00-4:00pm Student Poster Session
4:00-4:30pm Student Oral Presentations

Submissions

Submissions have closed!

Questions about the conference?

Contact Dr. Salters-Pedneault at saltersk@easternct.edu

Co-sponsored by the Psychology Club and the Department of Psychological Science

Conference History

December 7, 2018

Oral Presentations

  • List coming soon!

Poster Presentations

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November 27, 2017

Oral Presentations

  • List coming soon!

Poster Presentations

  • List coming soon!

December 9, 2016

Oral Presentations

  • Alexandra Steel, Animal Assisted Therapy, Mood and Social Facilitation (Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Bachiochi)
  • Olivia Grella, The Relationship of Social Physique Anxiety, Exercise Dependence and Gender (Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Salters-Pedneault)

Poster Presentations

  • Jesse Bober, Music and its Relation to Performance (Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Diller)
  • Ryan P. Wood, Pokemon GO Away: Self-Regulation of Excessive Mobile Gaming (Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Diller)
  • Mallory Papp & Rachel Pilver, Examining effects of signaling on suboptimal choice (Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Diller)
  • Alex Marquis & Rachel Pilver, Editorial board opinions on the separation between basic and applied behavior analysis (Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Diller)
  • Emily Rychling, Behavior Change Program to Increase Daily Steps (Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Diller)
  • Christina Hagerty, Problematic Internet Use and its Relationship with Empathy (Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Dracobly)
  • Domonique Branch, The Relationship between Academic Procrastination, Stress and Anxiety (Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Dracobly)
  • Taylor Quijano, Sleep Quantity, Sleep Quality, and Anxiety (Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Dracobly)
  • Jennie Breton, The Relationship between Phone Addiction and Sleep Quality (Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Dracobly)
  • Kayley Crooke, The Relationships Between Physical Attractiveness, Satisfaction, and Commitment in a Romantic Relationship (Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Dracobly)
  • Madison LaRusso, Extraversion and Preference for Competition: Differences Comparing Sibling Structure (Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Dracobly)
  • Sarah Casolo, Parental Martial Status, Stress, and Academic Achievement (Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Dracobly)
  • Lauren Schmittberger, The Relationship between Personality Traits, Alcohol Consumption, and Stress Levels (Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Dracobly)
  • Nicole Kornas, Sleep, Caffeine, Stress and the College Student (Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Dracobly)
  • Kaitlyn Doucette, Parent-Child Relationships with Eating Habits and Body Dissatisfaction (Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Dracobly)
  • Chantelle Moodie, The Relationship between BMI, Stress, and Physical Activity (Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Dracobly)
  • Meena Niazi, The Relationship between Sleep, Mood and Stress in Daily Life (Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Dracobly)
  • Brian Duffany, Personality Mediates Effect of Stress on Cognitive Performance (Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Dracobly)
  • Emily Rychling, Relationship of Exercise, Sleep Quality, and Stress (Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Dracobly)
  • Tia Massa, Relationship between Sleep Quality, Stress Levels, and Physical Activity (Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Dracobly)
  • Ryan P. Wood, The Relationship Between Belief in Free Will, Life Meaning, and Motivation (Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Dracobly)
  • Morgan Winship, The Influence of Divorce on Intimacy & Romantic Relationship Satisfaction (Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Dracobly)
  • Molly Smith , Well-Being in College Students: The Role of Social Support and Humor (Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Dracobly)
  • Lauren Leavey, The Relationship Between Personality Types and Levels of Aggression and Gender Differences (Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Everton)
  • Jesse Bober, Extraversion in Relation to Phone Use and Emotional Intelligence (Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Everton)
  • Amanda Tourjee, Relationships between Parenting Styles, Self-Esteem, and Aggression in Adolescents (Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Everton)
  • Mario Ritacco, Musical Preference and Personality (Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Everton)
  • Brianna Rice, The Relationship Between Depression, Anxiety, Stress, and Academic Success (Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Everton)
  • Sawyer Hill, Gender, Religiosity and Happiness in ECSU Students (Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Everton)
  • Chrysanthy Panagos, The Relationships Between Caffeine Consumption, Sleep Quality, and School Productivity among College Students (Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Everton)
  • Donte Fraser , The Effects of Humorous and Non-Humorous Videos on Mood and Life Satisfaction (Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Everton)
  • Malvina Pietrzykowski, Relationships Between Religion/Spirituality and Aspects of Neuropsychology (independent study) (Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Letterman)
  • Miranda Skaradowski, What May Contribute To People Remembering Their Dreams? The associations among Interest in Dreams, Quality of Sleep, Mood Intensity, and Dream Recall (Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Salters-Pedneault)
  • Sabrina McFarlane, The Relationship Between Stress, Sleep Quality and Memory Retention (Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Salters-Pedneault)
  • Jordan O’Meara, Relationship Satisfaction, Body Image Perception, and Eating Regulation in Romantic Relationships (Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Salters-Pedneault)
  • Nicole Murphy, The Relationship between Personality Traits, Affect and Perfectionism (Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Salters-Pedneault)
  • Caroline Regan, The Relationship Between Physical Activity and Self-Esteem (Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Salters-Pedneault)
  • Jamie Daly, Association of Parenting Style with Anxiety and Happiness (Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Salters-Pedneault)
  • Taylor Pendergast, An Examination of the Relationship of Social Media Engagement on Depression in Male and Female College Students (Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Salters-Pedneault)
  • Taylor Sas, Narcissism, Psychopathy and Impulsivity in Relation to Short-Term Mating Strategies (Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Salters-Pedneault)
  • Caroline Regan, The Relationship Between Physical Activity and Self-Esteem (Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Salters-Pedneault)
  • Logan Sharlow, The Association between Religiosity, Happiness and Relationship Quality during College (Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Salters-Pedneault)
  • Olivia Bacha, Relationship between sleep quality, stress, and anxiety (Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Salters-Pedneault)
  • Michael Korten, The Relationship of Masculinity and Femininity on Homophobia Amongst Male and Female College Students (Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Salters-Pedneault)
  • Kerri St. Denis, Carbohydrates, Fats, and Proteins Relationship between Stress and Cognitive Performance (Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Salters-Pedneault)
  • Jayson Hidalgo, The Relationship between Depression, Physical Activity, and Walking among Undergraduate Students (Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Salters-Pedneault)
  • Syeda Zahra, Study Techniques, Sleep and Exam Performance (Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Salters-Pedneault)
  • Aminata Jallow, The Relationships Between Religiosity, Neuroticism, and Death Anxiety (Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Salters-Pedneault)
  • Sydney Batchelder, Alyssa Daneault, & Yohan Krumov, The Impact of Face-to-Face vs. Cyber-Incivility on Perceptions of Incivility and Task Performance (Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Scisco)
  • Arielle Thomas, The Relationship Between Depression and Anxiety on Sleep Among College Students (Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Salters-Pedneault)
  • Brenden Gottlieb, The Effects of Sleep Deprivation Among College Students on Depression and Stress (Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Dracobly)

December 11, 2015

(This list of presentations is unavailable)

December 10, 2014

Oral Presentations

  • Nicole Berger & Ryan Blejewski, Contingency Management (Faculty Supervisor: James Diller, Category: Behavior Analysis)
  • Alexis Apel, Attributional Style in the Perception of and Response to Manipulated Success and Failure (Faculty Supervisor: Kristi Salters-Pedneault, Category: Cognitive)
  • Jason Prior, The Effect of Suggestion on Cognitive Performance and Test Anxiety (Faculty Supervisor: Kristi Salters-Pedneault, Category: Cognitive, Clinical/Abnormal)

Poster Presentations

  1. Cheyanne Crawford, Jealousy Differences in Sex and Sexual Orientation (Faculty Supervisor: Alita Cousins, Category: Evolutionary)
  2. Dana Blydenburg & Emily Bragg, You Don’t Own Me: Women Control Male Romantic Partners to Pursue Extra Pair Partners (Faculty Supervisor: Alita Cousins, Category: Evolutionary)
  3. Robert Santiago, Ethnic and Acculturative Factors Affecting Academic Stress and Academic Expectations (Faculty Supervisor: Alita Cousins, Category: Cultural)
  4. Brett W. Gelino, Investigating the Effects of Depression on Cognitive Functioning (Faculty Supervisor: James Diller, Category: Cognitive)
  5. Kaitlin Thibodeau, The Influence of Family Structure on Personality in College Students (Faculty Supervisor: James Diller)
  6. Morgan Epler, Effects of Authoritarian Qualities on Parent-Child Relationships, and Child’s Sex Guilt (Faculty Supervisor: James Diller, Category: Human Factors)
  7. Amanda Britton, Birth Order in Relation to Academic Motivation and Agreeableness (Faculty Supervisor: Wendi Everton, Category: Other)
  8. Briana Bogrette, Facebook Jealousy, Relationship Satisfaction and Gender (Faculty Supervisor: Wendi Everton, Category: Behavior Analysis)
  9. Carlos Onate Jr., Personality Traits and Gender as Predictors of Musical Preferences (Faculty Supervisor: Wendi Everton, Category: Other)
  10. Christina Harmon, HIV Knowledge and HIV Prevention Information in Relation to Sexual Compulsivity (Faculty Supervisor: Wendi Everton, Category: Health)
  11. Destiny Henkel, Anxiety Vulnerability and Rejection Sensitivity in Children Of Divorced Parents (Faculty Supervisor: Wendi Everton, Category: Behavior Analysis)
  12. Giselle Ortiz, Drug Use in First-Year College Students: The Correlation between Stress, Self-Esteem, and Increase in Drug Use. (Faculty Supervisor: Wendi Everton, Category: Health)
  13. John Leckie, Fighting the War on Veteran Unemployment: Is there discrimination against veterans seeking management positions? (Faculty Supervisor: Wendi Everton, Category: Industrial/Organizational)
  14. Kathryn Borg, Relationship Satisfaction as a Predictor of Social Networking Usage;Relationship Satisfaction as a Predictor of Social Networking Usage (Faculty Supervisor: Wendi Everton, Category: Other)
  15. Kirsten Larson, The Effects of Message Framing on an Individual’s Willingness to Support a Charitable Organization (Faculty Supervisor: Wendi Everton, Category: Cognitive, Industrial/Organizational)
  16. Laura Davis, Correlational Study of College Student’s Coping Strategies in Relation to ADHD Symptoms and Class Standing (Faculty Supervisor: Wendi Everton, Category: Cognitive)
  17. Marie DiBenedetto, Exploration of Work Status, Physical activity, and Stress among College Students (Faculty Supervisor: Wendi Everton)
  18. Michelle Tardette, Relationship of Sleep Quality with Risk-Taking Propensity and Impulsivity (Faculty Supervisor: Wendi Everton)
  19. Ragan Decker, Family Structure, Academic Achievement and Academic Self-Efficacy in College Students (Faculty Supervisor: Wendi Everton, Category: Other)
  20. Rebecca Jacaruso, The Role of Trust and Relationship Satisfaction between Men and Women (Faculty Supervisor: Wendi Everton, Category: Human Factors)
  21. Jalpa Patel & Emily Gracewski, Sexual and Financial Double Standards in the Television Series Sex and the City (Faculty Supervisor: Madeleine Fugère, Alita Cousins, Category: Other)
  22. Amber Heim, Post-Secondary Education for Students with Disabilities and the Willingness to be Accepting (Faculty Supervisor: Lyndsey Lanagan-Leitzel, Category: Behavior Analysis, Clinical/Abnormal)
  23. Claire Pellino, Personal Attributes Related to Perceived Parental Favoritism (Faculty Supervisor: Lyndsey Lanagan-Leitzel, Category: Other)
  24. Jarica Banning, Becoming an Adult: Parental Influences on College Students’ Emotional Autonomy (Faculty Supervisor: Lyndsey Lanagan-Leitzel, Category: Developmental)
  25. Lauren Briere, Using Eating to Cope with Stress (Faculty Supervisor: Lyndsey Lanagan-Leitzel, Category: Behavior Analysis)
  26. Michael Scherban, Sexualized Video Game Characters and their Effects on Female Players’ Self-Esteem and Body Image (Faculty Supervisor: Lyndsey Lanagan-Leitzel)
  27. Paula Zimny, The Relationship between Students’ Perceived Parental Expectations and Achievement Motivation (Faculty Supervisor: Lyndsey Lanagan-Leitzel, Category: Behavior Analysis, Cognitive)
  28. Rob Barry, Motivation and Depression as predictors for Binge Drinking (Faculty Supervisor: Lyndsey Lanagan-Leitzel, Category: Clinical/Abnormal, Developmental)
  29. Elizabeth Pelletier, The Relationships Between Locus of Control, System Justification, And Political Orientation (Faculty Supervisor: Kristi Salters-Pedneault, Category: Cultural, Other)
  30. Sandy Scarpa, Personality Type and Relationships (Faculty Supervisor: Kristi Salters-Pedneault)
  31. Kayla Alleman, Sexuality and Self-Esteem (Faculty Supervisor: Kristi Salters-Pedneault, Category: Cultural)
  32. Aide A. Perez, Relationship Between Attitudes Toward Gossip, Tendency to Gossip Among College Age Students (Faculty Supervisor: Kristi Salters-Pedneault, Category: Human Factors)
  33. Bretton Slate, Moderating Variables Job Satisfaction and Uncertainty Tolerance on Leadership Style (Faculty Supervisor: Kristi Salters-Pedneault, Category: Industrial/Organizational)
  34. Cynthia Rolon Diaz, The Role of Gender in Relation to Religiosity and Self-Control (Faculty Supervisor: Kristi Salters-Pedneault, Category: Human Factors, Cultural)
  35. Dana Valentino, The Relationship of Procrastination and College Students Perceived Stress Levels (Faculty Supervisor: Kristi Salters-Pedneault, Category: Human Factors)
  36. Jacee Cotto, Sibling Relationships: Exploring the Relationships With Extraversion and Perceived Parental Favoritism (Faculty Supervisor: Kristi Salters-Pedneault, Category: Other)
  37. Jennifer Ouimet, The Relationship Between Personality Traits and Musical Preferences (Faculty Supervisor: Kristi Salters-Pedneault, Category: Human Factors)
  38. Jessilyn Gaylor, Motivation and Method: Student’s Level of Academic Motivation Based on Students’ Preference in Teacher’s Instructional Style (Faculty Supervisor: Kristi Salters-Pedneault, Category: Other)
  39. Marcio Ventura, Prevalance of SAD amoung college students (Faculty Supervisor: Kristi Salters-Pedneault, Category: Cultural)
  40. Matt Longmire, The Relationship between Posttraumatic Stress, Anxiety, and Insomnia (Faculty Supervisor: Kristi Salters-Pedneault, Category: Health)
  41. Michaela Moebius, Test-Anxiety, Self-Efficacy, and Locus of Control: Do They Impact Academic Performance in College Students? (Faculty Supervisor: Kristi Salters-Pedneault, Category: Other)
  42. Solveig Millett, The Relationship of Shyness to Mindfulness and Time Perspective (Faculty Supervisor: Kristi Salters-Pedneault, Category: Cognitive)
  43. Sonja Gagnon, Gender as a Moderator between the Relationship of Mindfulness and Worry (Faculty Supervisor: Kristi Salters-Pedneault, Category: Clinical/Abnormal)
  44. Christopher Raposo, Pilot Study: Relationship of Risky Behavior, Gender, and Self-Esteem (Faculty Supervisor: Kristi Salters-Pedneault, Category: Health)
  45. Shayla Miller, How Jealousy May Impact the Relationship between Facebook Intensity and Couple Satisfaction (Faculty Supervisor: Wendi Everton, Category: Other)
  46. Mitchell Brusseau, The Effects of Self-Esteem and Gender on Perceived Stress (Faculty Supervisor: Lyndsey Lanagan-Leitzel, Category: Behavior Analysis)
  47. Stephanie Ferreira, Social Anxiety, Alcohol Outcome Expectancies, and Impulsive Personality on Harmful Alcohol Use (Faculty Supervisor: Lyndsey Lanagan-Leitzel)
  48. Alexis Apel & Kaitlin Thibodeau, Contingency Management for Academic Success (Faculty Supervisor: James Diller, Category: Behavior Analysis)
  49. Taylor Epler, Effects of Narcissistic Personality and Body Image on Relationship Satisfaction (Faculty Supervisor: James Diller, Category: Human Factors)
  50. Nicole Berger, The Effect of Gender and Attachment on Personality (Faculty Supervisor: Lyndsey Lanagan-Leitzel, Category: Cultural)
  51. Sarah Messeck, Effects of Stress and Coping Styles on Depression in College Students (Faculty Supervisor: Lyndsey Lanagan-Leitzel, Category: Behavior Analysis)
  52. Michael Parlanti, Violent Video Gaming and Aggression (Faculty Supervisor: Lyndsey Lanagan-Leitzel)
  53. Cindy Guilbe, Relationship Between Extraversion and Attitudes Towards Uncommitted Sex and Sexual Sensation Seeking (Faculty Supervisor: Lyndsey Lanagan-Leitzel)
  54. Lauren Parker, The Relationship Between Parenting Styles and Anxiety (Faculty Supervisor: Lyndsey Lanagan-Leitzel)
  55. Matthew Kissman, Is Parenting Style Related to Self-esteem and Depression? (Faculty Supervisor: Wendi Everton)
  56. Joshua Propfe, The Relationship Between Religiosity, Risk Taking, and Conformity (Faculty Supervisor: Wendi Everton)