2016 Student Research Conference:
29th Annual Student Research Conference

Program

Program-At-A-Glance

7:30 a.m. • MG Cyber Cafe, OP Lobby, & VH Lobby
Continental Breakfast

8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. • Atrium, South Wing of OP
Studio Art Display

8:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. • University Art Gallery
BFA/BA Thesis Exhibit

8:00-9:15 • MG 2050
SESSION 102-
ORAL PAPER -
PSYCHOLOGY

Presiding: Dr. David Conner

8:00

102- - 1  MEGAN A. TODD
Dr. Terry Palmer, Faculty Mentor
Useful or Enjoyable: Which Perspective Leads to the Greatest Subsequent Interest?

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8:15

102- - 2  DEVYNN C. CAMPBELL
Dr. Mark Hatala, Faculty Mentor
The Relationship Between Big Five Personality Characteristics and Leaving an Abusive Relationship

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8:30

102- - 3  MATTEA C. PEZZA* and ROXANNE K. CHONG
Dr. Robert Tigner, Faculty Mentor
Learning to Let Go: How Our Struggle with Loss Aversion Makes Us Losers

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8:45

102- - 4  MAX G. PYLE
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Does ADHD Really Exist: A Hidden Phenomenon in the Field of Medicine

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9:00

102- - 5  WILLIAM T. LEACH*, CARLENE J. KLYNSMA, BIGTYME O. PRICE, TRANG Q. LE, ROBERT C. SMITH, and JEFFREY V. LEAFBLAD
Dr. David B. Conner, Faculty Mentor
The Impact of an Online Presence on Our Self-Perception, Self-Concept and Self-Efficacy

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8:00-9:15 • MG 1000
SESSION 107-
ORAL PAPER -
ENGLISH I

Presiding: Dr. Hena Ahmad

8:45

107- - 4  GAIL E. HULSER
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Hamlet's Oedipus Complex

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8:00-9:15 • VH 1328
SESSION 108-
ORAL PAPER -
ECONOMICS/SOCIOLOGY

Presiding: Dr. Anton Daughters

8:00

108- - 1  ELIAS J. GARCIA
Dr. David Gillette, Faculty Mentor
Out of the Dustbin of History: the Role of Uncertainty in Economic Institutions and the Next Crisis

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9:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. • MG Cyber Cafe, OP Lobby, & VH Lobby
Break

11:00 a.m. - 12:15 a.m. • VH 1000
Plenary Session: All Disciplines

Repairing the Damaged Brain: How do we Stop the Next Apocalypse?

Dr. Greg Gerhardt, Professor of Anatomy & Neurosurgery, Neurology, Psychiatry and Electrical Engineering, University of Kentucky Health Sciences Center in Lexington, KY


1:00-2:15 • MG 1000
SESSION 308-
ORAL PAPER -
ENGLISH III

Presiding: Dr. Hena Ahmad

2:00

308- - 5  ELIZABETH A. BURNES
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Symbiosis to Neurosis to Diagnosis: Recognizing How Conforming to a Destructive Society Results in Mental Illness in Tsitsi Dangarembga's 'Nervous Conditions'

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2:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. • MG Cyber Cafe, OP Lobby, & VH Lobby
Break

2:30-3:30 • VH 1224
SESSION 405-
ORAL PAPER -
Linguistics

Presiding: Dr. Robert Mielke

3:00

405- - 3  ANASTASIA STEBLINA
Dr. Sarah Mohler and Dr. Robert Mielke, Faculty Mentors
Antisocial Personality Disorder in Dostoyevsky and Poe

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3:30-4:30 • GEO-SUB
SESSION P-4
POSTER -
BIOLOGY

P-4 - 3

ZACHARY M. MEEHAN*, NIKHITHA BHUMA, and DANIEL GILBERT
Dr. Fredric B. Shaffer, Faculty Mentor
Large-Scale Differences between Dorsal and Ventral Hand Temperature Sites

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P-4 - 4

ZACHARY M. MEEHAN* and WOODROW GARDINER
Dr. Fredric B. Shaffer, Faculty Mentor
Quantifying Thigh Artifact during Hand Temperature Measurement

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3:30-4:30 • GEO-SUB
SESSION P-9
POSTER -
INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES MAJOR

P-9 - 2

EMILY M. LEDDIN
Dr. Troy D. Paino, Faculty Mentor
Mental Health of Students and Attitudes About University Counseling Services at Truman State University

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3:30-4:30 • GEO-SUB
SESSION P-11
POSTER -
PSYCHOLOGY

P-11 - 1

SHANNON M. LYNCH*, SIMONE L. COLLINS, EMELIA C. EMMANUEL, SAVANNAH K. JOHNSON, MOLLY S. MEISSEN, EMILY A. SEARL, and JAYME N. SHADOWENS
Dr. Yuna Ferguson, Faculty Mentor
The Negative Effects of Valuing Happiness

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P-11 - 2

ANNA M. WISKIRCHEN*, CALEB SCARBOROUGH, REX MICHITSCH, and EMILY THOMPSON
Prof. Sal Costa, Faculty Mentor
The Effects of Cell Phone "Apps" Usage on Grade Point Average

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P-11 - 3

TAYLOR K. WATSON* and NICHOLAS D. EVANS
Dr. Terry Palmer, Faculty Mentor
Effects of Subliminal Affective Priming in an Emotional Valence Classification Task

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P-11 - 4

ROBERTO RENTERIA
Dr. Jeffrey R. Vittengl, Faculty Mentor
Do Anger and Aggression Mediate Relations Between Depression and Impairment?

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P-11 - 5

ZACHARY M. MEEHAN* and MATTHEW MANNION
Dr. Fredric B. Shaffer, Faculty Mentor
Does Hand Position Affect Blood Volume Pulse Amplitude (BVPA) and Skin Conductance Measurements?

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P-11 - 6

DANNY L. HEARST
Dr. Mark Hatala, Faculty Mentor
"Comedy is Tragedy plus Time": Adversity in the Lives of Successful Comedians

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P-11 - 7

JENNIFER L. PHILLIPS*, ROBERTO RENTERIA, AMANDA M. CRAWFORD, KAYENNE VERMILLION, SALLY PESSIN, and JACYNDA LEE
Dr. Karen Vittengl, Faculty Mentor
Your Vehicle and Perception of Self

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P-11 - 8

MEGHAN LAMARCHE
Dr. Jeffrey R. Vittengl, Faculty Mentor
Implicit Theories and Symptom Severity in Depression Blogs

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P-11 - 9

AMANDA M. CRAWFORD* and KENDA EBERHARDT
Dr. Karen Vittengl, Faculty Mentor
Brief Guided Imagery Interventions vs. Placebo: No Significant Differences in Anxiety

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P-11 - 10

ZACHARY M. MEEHAN*, BAILEY HOLM, and EMILY KINKADE
Dr. Jeffrey R. Vittengl, Faculty Mentor
Predictive Validity of Two Popular Coping Measures

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P-11 - 11

VICTORIA R. SPAIN*, OLIVER P. DUBOIS, JACOB A. LOESCHE, CONNER E. MADDEN, SHANNON M. LYNCH, JOSHUA D. SIMONS, BRENDAN M. CIRILLO, and DEREK G. BISCHOF
Prof. Sal Costa, Faculty Mentor
Social Empathy: Live Versus Recorded Embarrassment

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P-11 - 12

KENDA EBERHARDT
Dr. Jeffrey R. Vittengl, Faculty Mentor
Longitudinal Relations of Markers of Success with Emotional Functioning

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3:30-4:30 • GEO-SUB
SESSION P-12
POSTER -
SOCIOLOGY

P-12 -

SAMUEL L. SCHMID
Dr. Paul Shapiro and Dr. Anton Daughters, Faculty Mentors
Rural vs Urban Upbringings: Does Background Affect a Student's Ability to Adjust?

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3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. • Student Union - Georgian Room
Reception


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