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Students Present at the Middle Tennessee Psychological Association

(L to R) Krista Beebe, Dr. Jones, Dr. Yandell, Justin Lang, Leah Rose, Dr. Bailey, Stephanie Cooper, Dr. Giordano, Julisa Nunez, Brittany Redd, Alexandria Gumucio, Heather Dudley and Dr. Shen-Miller.

(L to R) Krista Beebe, Dr. Jones, Dr. Yandell, Justin Lang, Leah Rose, Dr. Bailey, Stephanie Cooper, Dr. Giordano, Julisa Nunez, Brittany Redd, Alexandria Gumucio, Heather Dudley and Dr. Shen-Miller.

Belmont faculty members and students from the Department of Psychological Science attended the annual conference of the Middle Tennessee Psychological Association held at MTSU on Saturday,  April 25. Faculty attendees included Drs. Linda Jones, Pete Giordano, Seraphine Shen-Miller, William Bailey and Lonnie Yandell. The conference provides an opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to present their research to colleagues from other colleges and universities.

The following research papers were presented by Belmont students:

  • “Loving My Future-Self: The Effects of Perspective-Taking on Ageism”: Stephanie Cooper (Dr. Yandell, Faculty Advisor)
  • “Eye Gaze and the Perception of Emotional Facial Expressions”: Brittany Redd (Dr. Yandell, Faculty Advisor)

The following research posters were presented by Belmont students:

  • “An Exploratory Study of Helping Behavior of Rats”: Heather Dudley, Krista Beebe, Alexandria Gumucio, Brittany Redd, Stephanie Seeley and Elizabeth Wilson (Dr. Bailey, Faculty Advisor)
  • “Scents and Scintillation: The Effects of Lemon and Peppermint Essential Oils on Working Memory and Alertness”: Stephanie Cooper, Matthew Maloney and Jacob Huffman (Dr. Yandell, Faculty Advisor)
  • “The Influences of Emotional Advertising on Willingness to Donate to Abused Animals”: Leah Rose, Chase Mackey and Miller Spivey (Dr. Bailey, Faculty Advisor)
  • “College Students’ Eating Behaviors, Influences, and Perceptions of Healthy Eating”: Justin Lang (Dr. Jones, Faculty Advisor)
  • “The Development of the Women’s Attitudes Toward Masculinity Inventory“: Heather Dudley, Savannah Johnson, Tanisha Williams, Savannah Ladage, Abigail Marchese and Elizabeth Wilson (Dr. Pete Giordano, Faculty Advisor)
  • “The Effects of Method of Information Presentation on Recall”: Julisa Nunez, Samantha Gould, Miranda West and Sarah Balding (Dr. William Bailey, Faculty Advisor)
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