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The 2019 PGSO Undergraduate Research Forum Winners Announced

The annual Undergraduate Research Forum, hosted by the Psychology Graduate Student Organization (PGSO), showcased some of the department’s best undergraduate research. Each of the five areas were represented by undergraduates who presented original research, extensions, and collaborations with faculty and graduate student mentors. Each poster was evaluated by first year psychology graduate students and the department awarded cash prizes to the top three posters.

1st Place:

Isabel Wasilewski, Lydia Mansour, Garret Douglas, Ketura Elie, Hanxiong Guan, Josh Rutledge, Elsa Conjiago Jiang & Kate A. Ratliff

Social Psychology

Title: Does Practice Make Perfect?: An Analysis of Repeated Exposure to IAT Measures

*Isabel was not there, and thus not in the picture, but her co-authors were there and in the picture.

2nd Place:

Vivian Tanios, Lisa Curry-Pochy, Mark H. Lewis


Title: Motor Coordination and Exploration: Modeling Autism Spectrum Disorder Deficits in C58 Mice


3rd Place: 

Riley Bohan, Ben Lewis, Christian Garcia, Julianne Price, & Sara Jo Nixon


Title: Neurocognitive Performance in Alcohol Use Disorder as a Function of Comorbid Substance Use

*Riley was not there.