Department of Psychology
Psychology Undergraduate Research Symposium 2021

The psychology major research symposium will be Friday April 30th and Monday May 3rd. The poster session will be asynchronous however students are asked to submit a 3-minute video (audio only or audio/visual) with their poster providing a walk-through. Posters must be submitted by 10AM Friday April 29th. Our talk symposium will be synchronous and will be both Friday April 30th and Monday May 3rd. Students will be allowed to submit an asynchronous recorded talk if their internet malfunctions. (Note all 2-semester 399s are required to submit a poster. Only honors students are required to present a talk- it is optional for other students).

Details
Start Time: April 30 2021 - 10:00 AM
End Time: May 10 2021 - 10:00 PM
Dr. Caroline Connolly
Heather Schneps
Optic Flow and the Reverse Pulfrich Effect
Gordon Ho
Approximate Arithmetic Processing On Multiple Visual Ensembles
Kyra Bronfman
Psychosocial Factors and Technology Use: Relationships with Disordered Eating among College Students During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Greer Bizzell-Hatcher
Fostering Children’s Early Curiosity, Learning, and Motivation with Question-Asking: An Intervention Study
Danielle Caby
Sources of Religious Guilt
Tiffany Tieu
Evaluating and Increasing Mask-Wearing on Penn's Campus
Anika S Dalvie
Will a CBT Smartphone App Perform Better than a Sham App in Improving Quality of Life for people with IBS?
Thomas Hogeboom
Measuring Continued Influence of Corrected Political Misinformation
Eirini Zoupou
Evaluating an Online Wellness Intervention for Greek Adolescents
Jayme C Banks
The Effects of Sleep on Category Structure Knowledge
Jacob Wee
The Role of Imagination-Induced Empathy in Decisions Impacting Other People and One’s Future Self
Maggie Tang
A Qualitative Study of Grit and Creativity in Michelin Star Chefs
Alessia McGowan
Impact of Friend Group Gender Composition on Depression in Adolescence
Kassidy Houston
Inferences in conversation: The relationship between questions and responses in goal-oriented tasks
Maya Brown-Hunt
Associations Between Children's Neighborhood Quality and Pubertal Hormones
Yuwen Wong
The Effect of Context and Training on Forecasting Accuracy
Emma Palermo
Effects of Sleep Deprivation on Mood in Depressed Participants With and Without Suicidal Ideation
Joshua S Steinberg
An Online Wellness Intervention for College Students: Evaluating the Efficacy of The Common Elements Toolbox (COMET)
Allison Ricks
Choose Your Adventure: A Novel Paradigm for Measuring Perseverative Thought
Skyler Cordrey
Young Children are Sensitive to their Learning Curve
Kelly Flynn
Previewing Beats Reviewing: How the Timing of Additional Instruction Affects Achievement
Grace Estabrook
The Effect of Slow-Wave Disruption on Motivation and Effort in Major Depressive Disorder
Alexander Sislo
Comedic Dominance: Dominance’s Effect on Comedic Perception and the Potential Role That Gender Plays
Isaac Spear
The Quarterback and the Situation: Evidence for the Fundamental Attribution Error in Evaluations of Quarterback Success
Andrew R Zheng
The Negative Effect of Working Just in Time on Interpersonal Judgments of Trust
Samuel Borislow
Holding Experts to Excessive Epistemic Standards: Re-examining Optimality Bias
Maia Chester
The COVID-19 Pandemic, Mask-Wearing, and Emotion Recognition in Children
Ashna Sethi
Predicting factors associated with depression symptoms, anxiety symptoms, and subjective well-being among Indian university students
Madison West Jaffe
Why are dating apps more widely used than friendship apps?
Mary Grace Shinners
Phenotypes of aggression: proactive and reactive aggression in borderline and antisocial personality disorders
Abigail Laver
Children assume an asymmetry in syntax indicates an asymmetry in meaning
Feiyi Wang
Modeling the Retrieval of Counterfactual Thoughts
Laleh Pandole
Attitudes and Preferences of Indian College Students towards Mental Health Interventions
Nicholas Bishop
Efficacy and Acceptability of an Ethical Decision Making Tool for Clinical Trainees
Jenna DiStefano
The Perceptual-Conceptual Connection of Symmetry in Sign Language Syntax
Tiffany Schell
Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Inspiring Women to Compete
Benjamin Epstein
Memory Priming and Intertemporal Choice
Anna Glickman
Developing and Evaluating Brief Online Interventions to Promote Effective Giving: Pilot
Gabriel Jose Muro
Understanding Attitudes Towards Mental Health and Wellness Apps Among College Students
Sara E. Perkins
Bringing Positive Psychology to Policing: A Practical Curriculum
Callie Jones
Promoting the Development of Prosocial Emotions Via a Home-Based Intervention
Katherine All
What's in it for Me? Callous-Unemotional Traits and Prosocial Behavior
Jia (Elisa) Xu
Follow Friends, One Hour a Day
Title Sort descending First & Last Name School Graduation Year Advisors Project Funding Source Research Category
A Qualitative Study of Grit and Creativity in Michelin Star Chefs Maggie Tang Wharton 2022
  • Angela Duckworth
Social Science
An Online Wellness Intervention for College Students: Evaluating the Efficacy of The Common Elements Toolbox (COMET) Joshua Steinberg College of Arts & Sciences 2022
  • Dr. Robert DeRubeis, PhD
  • Akash Wasil
College Alumni Society Undergraduate Research Grant Social Science
Approximate Arithmetic Processing On Multiple Visual Ensembles Gordon Ho
  • Elizabeth Brannon
Social Science
Associations Between Children's Neighborhood Quality and Pubertal Hormones Maya Brown-Hunt
  • Austin Boroshok
  • Allyson Mackey
Social Science
Attitudes and Preferences of Indian College Students towards Mental Health Interventions Laleh Pandole College of Arts & Sciences 2021
  • Robert DeRubeis
  • Akash Wasil
US National Institutes of Health Grants Social Science
Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Inspiring Women to Compete Tiffany Schell College of Arts & Sciences 2021
  • Coren Apicella
College Alumni Society Undergraduate Research Grant Social Science
Bringing Positive Psychology to Policing: A Practical Curriculum Sara Perkins 2021
  • Dr. Martin Seligman
  • Eric Patterson
Social Science
Children assume an asymmetry in syntax indicates an asymmetry in meaning Abigail Laver College of Arts & Sciences 2021
  • John Trueswell
  • Victor Gomes
Other Social Science
Choose Your Adventure: A Novel Paradigm for Measuring Perseverative Thought Allison Ricks College of Arts & Sciences 2022
  • Dr. Ayelet Meron Ruscio
College Alumni Society Undergraduate Research Grant Social Science
Comedic Dominance: Dominance’s Effect on Comedic Perception and the Potential Role That Gender Plays Alexander Sislo College of Arts & Sciences 2021
  • Gordon Bermant
Grants for Faculty Mentoring Undergraduate Research Humanities
Developing and Evaluating Brief Online Interventions to Promote Effective Giving: Pilot Anna Glickman College of Arts & Sciences 2021
  • Robert DeRubeis
College Alumni Society Undergraduate Research Grant Social Science
Effects of Sleep Deprivation on Mood in Depressed Participants With and Without Suicidal Ideation Emma Palermo College of Arts & Sciences 2022
  • Dr. Jennifer Goldschmied
  • Dr. Philip Gehrman
US National Institutes of Health Grants Social Science
Efficacy and Acceptability of an Ethical Decision Making Tool for Clinical Trainees Nicholas Bishop College of Arts & Sciences 2021
  • Melissa G. Hunt, Ph.D.
Other Social Science
Evaluating an Online Wellness Intervention for Greek Adolescents Eirini Zoupou College of Arts & Sciences 2021
  • Robert J. DeRubeis
Grants for Faculty Mentoring Undergraduate Research Social Science
Evaluating and Increasing Mask-Wearing on Penn's Campus Tiffany Tieu College of Arts & Sciences 2022
  • Dr. Melissa Hunt
College Alumni Society Undergraduate Research Grant Social Science
Follow Friends, One Hour a Day Jia (Elisa) Xu College of Arts & Sciences 2021
  • Melissa Hunt
College Alumni Society Undergraduate Research Grant Social Science
Fostering Children’s Early Curiosity, Learning, and Motivation with Question-Asking: An Intervention Study Greer Bizzell-Hatcher College of Arts & Sciences 2021
  • Allyson Mackey
College Alumni Society Undergraduate Research Grant Social Science
Holding Experts to Excessive Epistemic Standards: Re-examining Optimality Bias Samuel Borislow College of Arts & Sciences 2021
  • Geoffrey Goodwin
College Alumni Society Undergraduate Research Grant Social Science
Impact of Friend Group Gender Composition on Depression in Adolescence Alessia McGowan College of Arts & Sciences 2021
  • Dr. Sara Jaffee
College Alumni Society Undergraduate Research Grant Social Science
Inferences in conversation: The relationship between questions and responses in goal-oriented tasks Kassidy Houston College of Arts & Sciences 2021
  • Delphine Dahan
College Alumni Society Undergraduate Research Grant Social Science
Measuring Continued Influence of Corrected Political Misinformation Thomas Hogeboom College of Arts & Sciences 2021
  • Joseph W. Kable
Other Arts
Memory Priming and Intertemporal Choice Benjamin Epstein College of Arts & Sciences 2021
  • Michael J. Kahana
Grants for Faculty Mentoring Undergraduate Research Business & Economics, Social Science
Modeling the Retrieval of Counterfactual Thoughts Feiyi Wang College of Arts & Sciences 2022
  • Sudeep Bhatia
  • Ada Aka
College Alumni Society Undergraduate Research Grant Social Science
Optic Flow and the Reverse Pulfrich Effect Heather Schneps College of Arts & Sciences 2023
  • Johannes Burge
Grants for Faculty Mentoring Undergraduate Research Physical & Natural Sciences
Phenotypes of aggression: proactive and reactive aggression in borderline and antisocial personality disorders Mary Shinners College of Arts & Sciences
  • Dr. Adrian Raine
Grants for Faculty Mentoring Undergraduate Research Social Science
Predicting factors associated with depression symptoms, anxiety symptoms, and subjective well-being among Indian university students Ashna Sethi College of Arts & Sciences 2022
  • Robert DeRubeis
  • Akash Wasil
US National Institutes of Health Grants Social Science
Previewing Beats Reviewing: How the Timing of Additional Instruction Affects Achievement Kelly Flynn College of Arts & Sciences 2021
  • Angela Duckworth
  • Benjamin Lira
Other Social Science
Promoting the Development of Prosocial Emotions Via a Home-Based Intervention Callie Jones College of Arts & Sciences 2021
  • Rebecca Waller
College Alumni Society Undergraduate Research Grant Social Science
Psychosocial Factors and Technology Use: Relationships with Disordered Eating among College Students During the COVID-19 Pandemic Kyra Bronfman College of Arts & Sciences 2021
  • Dr. Ariana Chao
College Alumni Society Undergraduate Research Grant Social Science
Sources of Religious Guilt Danielle Caby College of Arts & Sciences 2021
  • Dr. Gordon Bermant
Social Science
The COVID-19 Pandemic, Mask-Wearing, and Emotion Recognition in Children Maia Chester College of Arts & Sciences 2022
  • Dr. Rebecca Waller
Social Science
The Effect of Context and Training on Forecasting Accuracy Yuwen Wong College of Arts & Sciences 2022
  • Philip Tetlock
Grants for Faculty Mentoring Undergraduate Research Social Science
The Effect of Slow-Wave Disruption on Motivation and Effort in Major Depressive Disorder Grace Estabrook College of Arts & Sciences 2022
  • Dr. Jennifer Goldschmied
Other Biomedical Science, Social Science
The Effects of Sleep on Category Structure Knowledge Jayme Banks College of Arts & Sciences 2021
  • Dr. Anna Schapiro
Grants for Faculty Mentoring Undergraduate Research Social Science
The Negative Effect of Working Just in Time on Interpersonal Judgments of Trust Andrew Zheng College of Arts & Sciences 2021
  • Rebecca Schaumberg
Grants for Faculty Mentoring Undergraduate Research Social Science
The Perceptual-Conceptual Connection of Symmetry in Sign Language Syntax Jenna DiStefano College of Arts & Sciences 2021
  • John Trueswell
  • Victor Gomes
MindCore Social Science
The Quarterback and the Situation: Evidence for the Fundamental Attribution Error in Evaluations of Quarterback Success Isaac Spear College of Arts & Sciences 2021
  • Angela Duckworth
  • Danny Southwick
College Alumni Society Undergraduate Research Grant Social Science
The Role of Imagination-Induced Empathy in Decisions Impacting Other People and One’s Future Self Jacob Wee College of Arts & Sciences 2021
  • Anna Jenkins
  • Rista Plate
Other Social Science
Understanding Attitudes Towards Mental Health and Wellness Apps Among College Students Gabriel Muro College of Arts & Sciences 2021
  • Robert J DeRubeis
College Alumni Society Undergraduate Research Grant Social Science
What's in it for Me? Callous-Unemotional Traits and Prosocial Behavior Katherine All College of Arts & Sciences 2021
  • Dr. Rebecca Waller
College Alumni Society Undergraduate Research Grant Social Science
Why are dating apps more widely used than friendship apps? Madison Jaffe College of Arts & Sciences 2021
  • Dr. Lyle Ungar
College Alumni Society Undergraduate Research Grant Social Science
Will a CBT Smartphone App Perform Better than a Sham App in Improving Quality of Life for people with IBS? Anika Dalvie 2021
  • Dr. Melissa Hunt
College Alumni Society Undergraduate Research Grant Social Science
Young Children are Sensitive to their Learning Curve Skyler Cordrey College of Arts & Sciences 2022
  • Allyson Mackey
  • Julia Leonard
MindCore Social Science