5 Result(s)

Language and cognition in Down syndrome

Work with grad students and undergrad students on one of several ongoing projects. This can be for PY451 credit (Undergraduate Research) or volunteer. I am especially interested in adding 1-2 emerging scholars to the team. ...

Required Availability
Spring 2018 | Fall 2017
Course Credit?
Yes - PY451
Paid Position?
No

Spatial Navigation in an Outdoor Environment

Research assistant will help develop materials for the study (e.g., maps of an outdoor environment; online questionnaires), test participants recruited for the study, enter data into a spreadsheet, and conduct basic statistical analyses....

Required Availability
Fall 2016
Course Credit?
Yes - PY 451
Paid Position?
No

ADHD and Anxiety Program

Our program specializes in the assessment and treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and childhood anxiety disorders. We have multiple studies ongoing involving children, adolescents, and emerging adults. We are particularly interested in undergraduates with an interest in pursuing graduate training in areas such as clinical psychology, social work, pediatrics, etc....

Required Availability
Summer 2017 | Fall 2017 | Spring 2018
Course Credit?
Yes - 451
Paid Position?
No

Tragicness of Death

THIS OPPORTUNITY IS LIMITED TO PEOPLE IN THE EMERGING SCHOLARS PROGRAM Our research group is interested in death attitudes. Unsurprisingly, most people are not keen on death. Then again, we all have to die sometime. So there may be value in getting used to the idea. People were much more comfortable with death before modern medicine started to treat it like a medical failure. But now we don't like to utter the word, speaking about death in polite company is considered rude, etc. For this reason death always seems to take us by surprise. We are studying the things that make people of death as more or less tragic. We are doing a lot of little simple projects to figure out things like whether people think about a person's death immediat...

Required Availability
Fall 2017
Course Credit?
No
Paid Position?
No

Exploring Romantic Dating Application Users and Non-Users: Who Is Swiping In?

This position will help examine the mediated-online and mobile dating platforms and its impact on relationships initiation, especially in recent years. To give you a description of what I am working on...Approximately 80% of United States (US) adults found it an acceptable way to meet others (Smith, 2016). Additionally, more than 1 in 10 American adults reported utilizing some form of online dating platform (Smith & Duggan, 2013). Mediated dating applications offer users unique affordances and features, whereby individuals must first determine which platform best serves their interests, then second determine how the technological affordances alter the relationship initiation script, and third how to hedge their odds with one or multiple pl...

Required Availability
Fall 2017
Course Credit?
No
Paid Position?
No