Senior Psychology Student Honored with 2019 Psi Chi Eastern Psychological Association Regional Research Award

Eason Taylor, a senior psychology major, was awarded a 2019 Psi Chi Eastern Psychological Association Regional Research Award for the study “Examining the Effects of Exercise on Frustration-induced Anxiety-like Behavior in Rats.” This study, conducted under the supervision and guidance of Dr. Timothy Schoenfeld, assistant professor of psychology as part of Belmont’s Summer Scholars program, sought to examine how exercise reduces anxious behavior and stress hormones in rats following experimentally-induced frustration. 

Eason will receive a $400 cash award and will be publicly recognized at the Psi Chi Awards Ceremony at the Eastern Psychological Association conference in New York City February 28 – March 2.