Student Scholarship

2017

Conference Presentations

  • Amaro, Mirelvia (2017, September). Investigation of the Bilingual Advantage and its Cognitive Enhancements. Presented at the Javelina Research Symposium. (Dana Byrd, faculty mentor).
  • Caballero, Jorge (2017, September). The Effects of Volunteering on Bystander Intervention. Presented at the Javelina Research Symposium. (Richard Miller, faculty mentor).
  • Castellanos, Roxana (2017, September). Individual Differences in Psychological Reactivity: Acceptance or Backfire when Receiving Contrary Information. Presented at the Javelina Research Symposium. (Richard Miller, faculty mentor).
  • Cortez Jr., Sonny & Perez, Juanita (2017, September). Bracing for Bad News. Presented at the Javelina Research Symposium. (Richard Miller, faculty mentor).
  •  Lozano, Michael (2017, September). Effects of perceived neighborhood characteristics on substance use among Latino adults in the U.S. Presented at the Javelina Research Symposium. (Soyoung Kwon, faculty mentor).
  • Solis, Laurie (2017, September). The Effects of Volunteering on Bystander Intervention. Presented at the Javelina Research Symposium. (Richard Miller, faculty mentor).
  • Garcia, Sergio (2017, September). Individual Differences in the Willingness to Transmit Bad News. Presented at the Javelina Research Symposium. (Richard Miller, faculty member).
  • Gonzales, Cassandra (2017, September). Exploring the Bilingual Advantage on Selective Inhibition: Physiological and Behavioral Indices. Presented at the Javelina Research Symposium. (Dana Byrd, faculty mentor).
  • Martinez, Anthony (2017, September). Evidence of Different Cognitive Processing of Hedonic and Utilitarian Stimuli During Online Shopping: EKG/RSA Correlations with Behavioral Results. Presented at the Javelina Research Symposium. (Dana Byrd, faculty mentor).
  • Meyers, Jenlyn (2017, September). Does Relative Age Influence Young Children’s Performance on the Important Components. Presented at the Javelina Research Symposium. (Brenda Hannon, faculty mentor).
  • Rivera, Iris (2017, September). Is Social Media a Contribution toward the Negative Stigma Surrounding Mental Illnesses Among College Students. Presented at the Javelina Research Symposium. (Karen Furgerson, faculty mentor).  
  • Martinez, Anthony & Gonzales, Cassandra (2017, April). Reactions to an Opponent Being Flattered. Presented at the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association Annual Convention. (Richard Miller, faculty mentor).
  • Ramon, Elizabeth; Barrera, Saul & Garza, Judith (2017, April).  Is Reciprocity the Best Explanation as to Why Door-in-the-Face Works? Presented at the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association Annual Convention. (Richard Miller, faculty mentor).
  • Caballero, Jorge & Solis, Laurie (2017, April). The Effects of Volunteering on Bystander Intervention. Presented at the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association Annual Convention. (Richard Miller, faculty mentor).
  • Garcia, Sergio & Cash-Eastman, Jasmine (2017, April). On the Willingness to Transmit Bad News: Individual Differences Rooted in Culture and Personality. Presented at the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association Annual Convention. (Richard Miller, faculty mentor).
  • Mata, Isabel & Lopez, Christina (2017, April).  Society’s Reason for Their Interest in Relationship Status. Presented at the Southwestern Psychological Association Annual Convention. (Richard Miller, faculty mentor).
  • Martinez, Anthony & Gonzales, Cassandra (2017, April). Psychophysical and Behavioral Evidence of Differences in Processing Stimuli During Online Shopping. Presented at the Southwestern Psychological Association Annual Convention. (Dana Byrd, faculty mentor).
  • Pierdolla, Brittany (2017, April). Do Self-Handicapping, Test Anxiety, and Perfectionism Contribute to Hispanics’ SAT Performance.  Presented at the Southwestern Psychological Association Annual Convention. (Brenda Hannon, faculty mentor).
  • Gonzales, Cassandra (2017, April). Exploring the Bilingual Advantage of Selective Inhibition: RSA and Behavioral Indices. Presented at the Southwestern Psychological Association Annual Convention. (Dana Byrd, faculty mentor).
  • Gomez, Mallorie (2017, April). Perception of Body Weight: Analyses of Intersection of Race and Gender. Poster Presented at Javelina Research Symposium. (Soyoung Kwon, faculty mentor).
  •  Martinez, Kaina (2017, April). Conjoint Effect of Weight and Weight Perception on Depression. Poster Presented at Javelina Research Symposium. (Soyoung Kwon, faculty mentor).
  • Gonzalez, Ileana (2017, April). Service Learning Participation Differences in Gender, Prosocial Behavior, Emotions, and Community Participation. Poster Presented at Javelina Research Symposium. (Soyoung Kwon, faculty mentor).
  • Montoya, Danielle (2017, April). Using EEG to Uncover if Speed of Spoken Word Processing Effects Later Implicit Memory for EI. Poster Presented at Javelina Research Symposium. (Dana Byrd, faculty mentor).
  • Spencer, Britny (2017, April).  Effects on Cardiovascular Fitness on Neural and Heart Rate Activity During a Visual Selective and Inhibition Task. Poster Presented at Javelina Research Symposium. (Dana Byrd, faculty mentor).
  • Viejo, Amy (2017, April). The Influences of Cultural Orientation, Gender, and Moral Values with People Differing in Political Ideology. Poster Presented at Javelina Research Symposium. (Richard Miller, faculty mentor).
  • Gonzales, Cassandra (2017, April). Effects of an Opponent Being Flattered.  Poster Presented at Javelina Research Symposium. (Richard Miller, faculty mentor).
  • Gonzales, Cassandra (2017, April). Exploring the Bilingual Advantage of Selective Inhibition: RSA and Behavioral Indices. Poster Presented at Javelina Research Symposium. (Dana Byrd, faculty mentor).
  • Pierdolla, Brittany (2017, April). Do Self-Handicapping, Test Anxiety, and Perfectionism Contribute to Hispanics’ SAT Performance.  Poster Presented at Javelina Research Symposium. (Brenda Hannon, faculty mentor).
  • Ramon, Gabriella (2017, April). Understanding Latina College Students’ Perception of Unwanted Sexual Experiences. Poster Presented at Javelina Research Symposium. (Nadia Hasan, faculty mentor).
  • Viejo, Amy (2017, March). Cultural Differences in Preferred Conflict Resolution Strategies. Paper Presented at Southwest Council of Latin American Studies (SCOLAS). (Richard Miller & Tyler Collette, faculty mentor).

2016

Publications

  • Gonzales, Cassandra,* McKinley, Steve,* Streeter, Geoff,* Collette, Tyler.* (2016). Making Mortality Salient: An Interview with Tom Pyszczynski. Journal of Psychological Inquiry, 22(1). (Rick Miller, faculty mentor).
  • Miller, R. L., & Collette, T.* (in press). Cross-cultural research methods. To appear in B. J. Carducci, (Ed.). The Wiley Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences, New York, NY: Wiley.

 Conference Presentations

  • Sherman, Nadia (2016, October). “Gender Differences in Filing Formal Student Complaints”. Paper Presented at Women and Gender Studies Student 2016 Symposium. (Richard Miller, faculty mentor).
  • Viejo, Amy (2016, October). “Conflict Resolution Strategies among Individualists and Collectivists”. Paper Presented at Women and Gender Studies Student 2016 Symposium. (Richard Miller, faculty mentor).
  • Garcia, Humberto (2016, October). Impact of Contact Experience and Academic Major on Students’ Attitudes toward Persons with Disability. Poster Presented at Javelina Research Symposium. (Christine Reiser-Robbins & Soyoung Kwon, faculty mentors). TCUR *Received 3rd Place overall.
  • Gomez, Mallorie (2016, October). Perceived Discrimination, Use of Mental Health Services and Psychological Distress among Hispanic Adults: Moderating Effect of Mental Health Services? Poster Presented at Javelina Research Symposium. (Soyoung Kwon, faculty mentor).
  • Gonzalez, Ileana (2016, October). Reasons and Reactions toward Community Service Participation. Poster Presented at Javelina Research Symposium. (Marion Blake, faculty mentor).
  • Koepp, Megan (2016, October). What Counts as a Disability: Perceptions of Undergraduate Students. Poster Presented at Javelina Research Symposium. (Christine Reiser-Robbins, faculty mentor). TCUR
  • Krug, Matthew (2016, October). Basking in Reflected Glory. Poster Presented at Javelina Research Symposium. (Richard Miller, faculty mentor).
  • Lopez, Christina and Isabel Mata (2016, October). Society’s Reason for Caring about Relationship Status. Poster Presented at Javelina Research Symposium. (Richard Miller, faculty mentor).
  • Martinez, Anthony (2016, October). EEG, EKG and Behavioral Evidence of Different Cognitive Processing of Hedonic and Utilitarian Stimuli during Online Shopping. Poster Presented at Javelina Research Symposium. (Dana Byrd, faculty mentor). McNair Scholars Program.
  • Martinez, Kaina (2016, October). The Image in the Mirror and the Number on the Scale: Weight, Weight Perceptions, and Psychological Distress among Adults in Texas. Poster Presented at Javelina Research Symposium. (Soyoung Kwon, faculty mentor).
  • Montoya, Danielle (2016, October) Using EEG to Uncover if Speed of Spoken Word Processing Effects Later Implicit Memory for EI. Poster Presented at Javelina Research Symposium. (Dana Byrd, faculty mentor). President’s Undergraduate Research Scholars.
  • Pontifis, Miguel (2016, October). Assessing Young Children’s Real Time Eye Movement Strategies on Matrix Reasoning Problems Using Eye Tracking Technology.  Poster Presented at Javelina Research Symposium. (Brenda Hannon, faculty mentor). McNair Scholars Program *Received Honorable Mention.
  • Spencer, Britny (2016, October). Effects of Cardiovascular Fitness on Neural and Heart Rate Activity during a Visual Selective Attention and Inhibition Task. Poster Presented at Javelina Research Symposium. (Dana Byrd, faculty mentor). McNair Scholars Program *Received 1st place overall.
  • Viejo, Amy (2016, October). Conflict Resolution Strategies among Individualists and Collectivists. Poster Presented at Javelina Research Symposium. (Richard Miller, faculty mentor). McNair Scholars Program.
  • Pontifis, Miguel (2016, October). Assessing Young Children’s Real Time Eye Movement Strategies on Matrix Reasoning Problems Using Eye Tracking Technology. Paper Presented at Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program. (Brenda Hannon, faculty mentor).
  • Spencer, Britny (2016, October). Effects of Cardiovascular Fitness on Neural and Heart Rate Activity during a Visual Selective Attention and Inhibition Task. Paper Presented at Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program. (Brenda Hannon, faculty mentor).
  • Viejo, Amy (2016, October). Conflict Resolution Strategies among Individualists and Collectivists. Paper Presented at Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program. (Richard Miller, faculty mentor).
  • Montoya, Danielle (2016, October). Using EEG to Uncover if Speed of Spoken Word Processing Effects Later Implicit Memory for EI. Poster Presented at Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program. (Dana Byrd, faculty mentor).
  • Gonzalez, Ileana (2016, October). Reasons and Reactions toward Community Service Participation. Poster Presented at Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program. (Marion Blake, faculty mentor).
  • Martinez, Anthony (2016, October). EEG, EKG, and Behavioral Evidence of Different Cognitive Processing Of Hedonic and Utilitarian Stimuli during Online Shopping. Poster Presented at Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program. (Dana Byrd, faculty mentor).
  • ·         Gonzales, Cassandra (2016, October). Exploring the Bilingual Advantage on Selective Inhibition: Physiological and Behavioral Indices. Poster presented at Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) (Dana Byrd, Faculty Mentor)
  • Martinez, Anthony (2016, October). EEG, EKG, and Behavioral Evidence of Different Cognitive Processing Of Hedonic and Utilitarian Stimuli during Online Shopping. Poster presented at Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) (Dana Byrd, Faculty Mentor)
  • Ramon, Gabriella (2016, October) Understanding Latina College Student’s Perceptions of Unwanted Sexual Experiences. Presented at the National Latina/o Psychological Association 7th Biennial Conference, Orlando, FL (Nadia Hasan, faculty mentor).
  • Dimock, Dylan, & Soza, Joseph. (2016, April). Location of Anomalous Word Influences Detection of Semantic Anomalies. Paper presented at the Southwestern Psychological Association, Dallas, TX. (Brenda Hannon, faculty mentor).
  • Soza, Joseph. & Dimock, Dylan. (2016, April). Location of Anomalous Word Influences Detection of Semantic Anomalies. Paper presented at the Southwestern Psychological Association, Dallas, TX. (Brenda Hannon, faculty mentor).
  • Gonzales, Cassandra (2016, April). The Bilingual Advantage on Selective Inhibition: Physiological and Behavioral Indices. Paper presented at the 30th Anniversary National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Asheville, NC. (Dana L. Byrd, faculty mentor). Received 2nd Place Award for Undergraduate Empirical Poster on Physiological Psychology.
  • Martinez, Anthony. (2016, April). EEG, EKG and Behavioral Evidence of Different Cognitive Processing of Hedonic and Utilitarian Stimuli during Online Shopping.  Paper presented at National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Asheville, NC.  Also presented at: Rocky Mountain Psychological Association conference, 2016, April, Denver, CO; Great Plains Psychology Students’ Conference, 2016, March, Kearney, NE. (Dana Byrd, faculty mentor).
  • Sherman, Nadia. (2016, April). Individual Differences on Solving the Tower of London Problem Task Paper presented at the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association conference, Denver, CO. (Rick Miller, faculty mentor).
  • Mendoza, Lauren. (2016, April). The effects of stereotype threat on students with learning disabilities. Paper presented at the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association conference, Denver, CO. (Rick Miller, faculty mentor).
  • Collette, Tyler, & Marino, Nathaniel. (2016, April). You Are What You Eat: How Cultural Orientation Can Determine Restaurant Diversity Paper presented at the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association conference, Denver, CO. (Rick Miller, faculty mentor).
  • Marino, Nathaniel. (2016, April). Why do we believe? Locus of control as a predictor of religious belief.  Paper presented at the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association conference, Denver, CO. (Rick Miller, faculty mentor).
  • Ramon, Gabriel. (2016, April). The Effects of Romantic Jealousy on an Individual's Coping Style Paper presented at the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association conference, Denver, CO. (Rick Miller, faculty mentor).
  • Gonzales, Cassandra. (2016, April). Exploring the Bilingual Advantage on Selective Inhibition: Physiological and Behavioral Indices. Poster presented at the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association conference, Denver, CO. (Dana Byrd, faculty mentor).
  • Cruz, Lisa. (2016, April). Cognitive Differences between Bimodal Bilinguals and English Speaking Monomodals. Poster presented at the 7th Annual Javelina Research Symposium, Kingsville, TX. (Dana Byrd, faculty mentor).
  • Lopez, Desiree. (2016, April). Predicting Latina/o College Student’s Willingness to Seek Counseling using the Health Belief Modal. Poster presented at the 7th Annual Javelina Research Symposium, Kingsville, TX. (Nadia Hasan, faculty mentor).
  • Garza, Synthia. (2016, April). Latina/o College Student’s Attitude towards Counseling. Poster presented at the 7th Annual Javelina Research Symposium, Kingsville, TX. (Nadia Hasan, faculty mentor).
  • Gonzales, Cassandra. (2016, April). Exploring the Bilingual Advantage on Selective Inhibition: Physiological and Behavioral Indices. Poster presented at the 7th Annual Javelina Research Symposium, Kingsville, TX. (Dana Byrd, faculty mentor).
  • Gonzalez, Ileana. (2016, April). Service Learning: Motives for Helping. Poster presented at the 7th Annual Javelina Research Symposium, Kingsville, TX. (Marion Blake, faculty mentor).
  • Marino, Nathaniel. (2016, April). Is it wrong? The Effect of Moral Relativistic Priming on Moral Behavior. Poster presented at the 7th Annual Javelina Research Symposium, Kingsville, TX. (Richard Miller, faculty mentor).  Received 2nd Place Award for Best Undergraduate Student Poster.
  • Martinez, Anthony. (2016, April). EEG EKG and Behavioral Evidence of Different Cognitive Processing of Hedonic and Utilitarian Stimuli during Online Shopping. Poster presented at the 7th Annual Javelina Research Symposium, Kingsville, TX. (Dana Byrd, faculty mentor).
  • Martinez, Christopher. (2016, April). Service Learning: Motives for Helping. Poster presented at the 7th Annual Javelina Research Symposium, Kingsville, TX. (Christine Reiser Robbins, faculty mentor).
  • Mercado, Francesca. (2016, April). Perceptions of Health Care through an Integrative Lens of College Students and Providers of Health. Poster presented at the 7th Annual Javelina Research Symposium, Kingsville, TX. (Christine Reiser Robbins, faculty mentor).
  • Rivera, Iris. (2016, April). Where Does a Child Look When Completing a Measure of Language Comprehension? Poster presented at the 7th Annual Javelina Research Symposium, Kingsville, TX. (Brenda Hannon, faculty mentor).
  • Whittington, Cody. (2016, April). Perceived Neighborhood Characteristics and Depression among Hispanic Adults in the United States. Poster presented at the 7th Annual Javelina Research Symposium, Kingsville, TX. (Soyoung Kwon, faculty mentor).
  • Kashmiri, Neha. (2016, April). Naming Self, Naming Others: How the Hijra Use Language to Defy and Reconstruct Class and Caste. Poster presented at the 7th Annual Javelina Research Symposium, Kingsville, TX. (Christine Reiser Robbins, faculty mentor).
  • Sherman, Nadia. (2016, March). Using heart rate patterns to determine mental effort required for a planning task. Paper presented at the Great Plains Psychology Students’ Conference, Kearney, NE. (Dana Byrd, faculty mentor).
  • Cruz, Lisa. (2016, March). Cognitive Differences between Bimodal Bilinguals and English Monolinguals.  Paper presented at the Great Plains Psychology Students’ Conference, Kearney, NE. (Dana Byrd, faculty mentor).
  • Collette, Tyler. (2016, March). Culture and Society: How Society Effects Anti-fat Sentiments among Hispanic Americans.  Paper presented at the Great Plains Psychology Students’ Conference, Kearney, NE. (Rick Miller, faculty mentor). Received 2nd Place Award for Graduate Empirical Paper.
  • Mendoza, Lauren. (2016, March). The effects of mortality salience on an individual’s coping style.  Paper presented at the Great Plains Psychology Students’ Conference, Kearney, NE. (Rick Miller, faculty mentor).
  • Marino, Nathaniel. (2016, March). Is it wrong? The effects of moral relativistic priming on moral behavior. Paper presented at the Great Plains Psychology Students’ Conference, Kearney, NE. (Rick Miller, faculty mentor).
  • Gonzales, Cassandra. (2016, March). Physiological and Behavioral Indices of the Bilingual Advantage on Selective Inhibition. Poster presented at the Great Plains Psychology Students’ Conference, Kearney, NE. (Dana Byrd, faculty mentor).
  • Collette, Tyler. (2016, February). Culture and society: How society drives anti-fat sentiments among Hispanic Americans.  Paper presented at the National Association of Hispanic and Latino Studies. Baton Rouge, LA. (Rick Miller, faculty mentor).
  • Collette, Tyler. (2016, February). More than a game: Costs and benefits of the Kickapoo Casino. Poster presented at the 28th annual Ethnographic and Qualitative Research Conference, Las Vegas, NV.
  • Collette, Tyler,* & Miller, R. L. (2016, January). So you want to join our group?  Preferences based on cultural orientation, personal characteristics and in/out group membership. Poster to be presented at the Advances in Cultural Psychology Pre-Conference, Society for Personality and Social Psychology Teaching Pre-Conference.  San Diego, CA.
  • Collette, Tyler,* & Miller, R. L. (2016, January). The effects of sex and cultural orientation on new member preferences. Poster to be presented at 19th Annual American Association of Behavioral and Social Sciences (AABSS) Conference, Las Vegas, NV.
  • Miller, R. L., Collette, Tyler,* Stevens, J., & Guerrero, D. (2016, January). How to handle student complaints. Paper presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Teaching Pre-Conference.  San Diego, CA.
  • Miller, R. L., & Collette, Tyler.* (2016, January). Teaching Controversial Topics:  Bridging the Gap between Understanding and Belief.  Participant Idea Exchange presented at the National Institute for the Teaching of Psychology, St. Petersburg Beach, FL.

 

2015

Publications

  • ·          Anderson, Monica, Church, Victoria, Haave, Alexa, Marino, Nathaniel. (2015).Charting Students’ Road to Success: An Interview with R. Eric Landrum. Journal of Psychological Inquiry, 20(2) 95-103. (Rick Miller, faculty mentor).

Conference Presentations

  • Flores, Tessa. (2015, November). Catcalling: Violating gender norms. Paper presented at the Women and Gender Studies 2015 Student Symposium, Kingsville, TX. (Nadia Hasan, faculty mentor).
  • Collette, Tyler. (2015, November). The effects of sex and cultural orientation on impression formation. Paper presented at the Women and Gender Studies 2015 Student Symposium, Kingsville, TX. (Richard Miller, faculty mentor).
  • Kashmiri, Neha. (2015, November). Gender, sexuality, and the effects of colonization. Paper presented at the Women and Gender Studies 2015 Student Symposium, Kingsville, TX. (Christine Reiser-Robbins, faculty mentor).
  • Collette, Tyler. (2015, October). Psychological concepts for which knowledge does not lead to belief. Poster presented at the STP Annual Conference on Teaching, Atlanta, GA. (Richard Miller, faculty mentor).
  • Gonzales, Cassandra (2015, October). Exploring the Bilingual Advantage on Selective Inhibition: EEG and Behavioral Indices. Paper presented at the Texas A&M University System 12th Annual Pathways Student Research Symposium, (Dana Byrd, faculty mentor). Received the 3rd Place Award for Distinguished Oral Presentation.
  • Gonzalez, April (2015, October). Examining the Relationships between Beginning Readers’ Reading Habits and Performance on Multiple-Choice Questions Using Eye-Tracking Technology. Poster presented at the Texas A&M University System 12th Annual Pathways Student Research Symposium, (Brenda Hannon, faculty mentor).
  • Hernandez, Michelle. (2015, October). Using Eye-Tracking Technology to Examine Beginning Readers’ Patterns on Multiple-Choice Questions. Poster presented at the Texas A&M University System 12th Annual Pathways Student Research Symposium, (Brenda Hannon, faculty mentor).
  • Marino, Nathaniel. (2015, October). Why Do We Believe? Locus of Control as a Predictor of Religious Belief. Poster presented at the Texas A&M University System 12th Annual Pathways Student Research Symposium, (Rick Miller, faculty mentor). Received the 2nd Place Award for Social Sciences Research.
  • Milecky, Meghan. (2015, October). Campus Rape Prevention: Characteristics, Causes and Widespread Adoption. Poster presented at the Texas A&M University System 12th Annual Pathways Student Research Symposium, (Daehoon Han, faculty mentor).
  • Rivera, Iris. (2015, October). Respiratory Sinus Arrhythmia (RSA) Usage to Determine Differences in Mental Effort between Overt and Covert Modes of the Tower Of London Problem Solving Task. Poster presented at the Texas A&M University System 12th Annual Pathways Student Research Symposium, (Dana Byrd and Ms. Sherman, faculty mentors).
  • Soza, Joseph, & Dimock, Dylan. (2015, October). Detection of Inaccurate Information In Semantic Illusions Using Eye-Tracking Technology. Poster presented at the Texas A&M University System 12th Annual Pathways Student Research Symposium, (Brenda Hannon, faculty mentor).
  • Martinez, Christopher L.* & Reiser-Robbins, Christine. Ojo, Susto and Curanderos.” Knowledge and Attitudes toward Mexican-American Folk Healing in South Texas. Invited address at the Del Mar College Hispanic Heritage Month Lecture Series, Corpus Christi, Texas. (Christine Reiser-Robbins, faculty mentor).
  • Collette, Tyler (2015, June). Moral Relativity Demonstrated by Cultural Differences in Children’s Story Preferences. Paper presented at the 3rd Mediterranean Interdisciplinary Forum on Social Sciences and Humanities. Barcelona, Spain. (Richard Miller, faculty mentor).
  • Martinez, Anthony. (2015, October). EEG, EKG and Behavioral Evidence of Different Cognitive Processing of Hedonic and Utilitarian Stimuli during Online Shopping.  Poster presented at the Texas A&M University System 12th Annual Pathways Student Research Symposium, Corpus Christi, TX;  Also presented at the Annual SACNAS National Conference: The Diversity in STEM Conference, 2015, October, Washington D.C; McNair Scholars Program 20th Annual Summer Undergraduate Research Presentation Luncheon, October, 2015, Kingsville, TX; Javelina Summer Research Symposium, 2015, July, Kingsville, TX
  • Eiland, Jennifer. F. (2015, May). Indian-ness: Understanding the Historical and Contemporary Struggles Experienced by American Indians through the Lens of the Body, and Concepts of Individual and Cultural Identity. Paper presented at the 2015 Honors College Senior Research Symposium, Kingsville, TX. (Christine Reiser-Robbins, faculty mentor).
  • Marino, Nathaniel, & Moreno, Lauren (2015, April). Do Helpers Actually Help? The Effects Volunteerism and Personality on Bystander Intervention. Poster presented at the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association convention, Boise, ID. (Richard Miller, Faculty mentor).
  • Collette, Tyler, & Miller, R. L. (2015, April). Research Connecting Understanding to Belief. Presented at the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association convention, Boise, ID. (Richard Miller, Faculty mentor).
  • Gonzales, Cassandra, Taku, Susan, & Garza, D. (2015, April). Individualist/Collectivist Orientation and Envy. Paper presented at the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association convention, Boise, ID. (Richard Miller, Faculty mentor).
  • Madera, Margarita, & Flores, Christina (2015, April). Self-Concept Clarity: The Effects of Multiculturalism. Poster presented at the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association convention, Boise, ID. (Richard Miller, Faculty mentor). Received the Council for Undergraduate Research (CUR) Undergraduate Paper Award.
  • Hatley, Sarah, & Acevedo, Rosana (2015, April).  Impact and Outcomes of Service Learning Participation.  Poster presented at the Javelina 6th Annual Research Symposium, Kingsville, TX. (Marion E. Blake, Faculty mentor).
  • Dimock, Dylan, & Soza, Joseph (2015, April). A Case Study of Detection of Inaccurate Information using Eye-tracking Technology and Individual Differences Measures.  Poster presented at the Javelina 6th Annual Research Symposium, Kingsville, TX. (Brenda Hannon, Faculty mentor).
  • Green, Emalee. (2015, April). The Effect of Diet and Exercise Frequency on Respiratory Sinus Arrhythmia (RSA) during the Tower of London Task. Poster presented at the Javelina 6th Annual Research Symposium, Kingsville, TX. (Dana Byrd, Faculty mentor).
  • Sherman, Nadia. (2015, April). Using Heart Rate Patterns to Determine Mental Effort during Different Administrations of a Planning Task: Interactions with Physical Fitness. Poster presented at the Javelina 6th Annual Research Symposium, Kingsville, TX. (Dana Byrd, Faculty mentor).
  • Collette, Tyler (2015, April). Children’s preferences for moral tales: A Cross-cultural Study. Poster presented at the Javelina 6th Annual Research Symposium, Kingsville, TX. (Richard Miller, Faculty mentor).
  • Gonzales, Cassandra. (2015, April). Reactions to a Friend Being Flattered.  Poster presented at the Javelina 6th Annual Research Symposium, Kingsville, TX. (Richard Miller, Faculty mentor).
  • Marino, Nathaniel (2015, April). The Effects Volunteerism and Personality on Helping Behavior. Poster presented at the Javelina 6th Annual Research Symposium, Kingsville, TX. (Richard Miller, Faculty mentor). Received the 2ndPlace Award for Undergraduate Research.
  • Williams, Chelsea (2015, April). The study of brain activity during on line purchasing. Poster presented at the Javelina 6th Annual Research Symposium, Kingsville, TX. (Valerie Bartlett, College of Business Administration, & Dana Byrd, Faculty mentors).
  • Collette, Tyler (2015, March). Punishing moral transgressions: A cross-cultural study. Poster presented at the International Convention of Psychological Science, Amsterdam, Netherlands. (Richard Miller, Faculty mentor).

2014

Conference Presentations

  • Brock, A., Mercado, F., Reiser Robbins, C., & Pearce-Morris, J. (2014, December). 
  • Mixed Method Inquiries Into Young Adults’ Health-Seeking Practices: An Interdisciplinary, Longitudinal Study of Student Attitudes Toward Mexican American Folk Healing Practices. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, Washington, DC. (Christine Reiser- Robbins & Jennifer Pearce-Morris, Faculty Mentors)
  • Mercado, Francesca, Brock, Amy, Reiser Robbins, C., & Pearce-Morris, J. (2014, December).  US Latino and migrant youth experiences and engagements. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, Washington, DC. (Christine Reiser- Robbins & Jennifer Pearce-Morris, Faculty Mentors)
  • Herrera, J. (2014, November). Techniques of neutralization in the illegal downloading of media: Cyber crime among Generation Y. Paper presented at the 40th Annual Mid-South Sociological Association Conference, Mobile, AL. (Stan Hodges, Faculty mentor).
  • Green, Emalee (2014, November). The Effect of Diet and Exercise Frequency on Respiratory Sinus Arrhythmia (RSA) during the Tower of London Task. Poster presented at the Honors College Senior Research Symposium, Kingsville, TX. (Dana Byrd, Faculty mentor). 
  • Church, Victoria (2014, November).  Cultural differences in defining vice. Paper presented at the Honors College Senior Research Symposium, Kingsville, TX. (Richard Miller, Faculty mentor).
  • Green, Emalee (2014, October). The Effect of Diet and Exercise Frequency on Respiratory Sinus Arrhythmia during the Tower of London Task. Poster presented at the Society for Advancement of Hispanics/Chicanos and Native American in Science (SACNAS) Conferences, Los Angeles, CA, (Dana Byrd, Faculty mentor).
  • Sherman, Nadia (2014) Respiratory Sinus Arrhythmia Usage to Determine Differences in Mental Effort between Covert and Overt Modes of the Tower of London Solution. Poster presented at the 15th Annual University of Maryland’s National McNair Scholars & Undergraduate Research Conference. College Park, MD.  (Dana Byrd, Faculty mentor). Received Undergraduate Research 3rd Place Award.
  • Contreras, Cynthia (2014, April). Families in poverty and TANF stressors.  Poster presented at the Annual Research Symposium, Kingsville, TX. (Stan Hodges, Faculty mentor).
  • Castillo, Maria Ivonne (2014, April). Parental support and children’s delinquent behavior: A test of social control and learning theories.  Poster presented at the Annual Research Symposium, Kingsville, TX. (Stan Hodges, Faculty mentor).
  • Herrera, Jaime (2014, April). Techniques of neutralization in the illegal downloading of media among college students.  Poster presented at the Annual Research Symposium, Kingsville, TX. (Stan Hodges, Faculty mentor).
  • Sandoval, Stephanie (2014, April). Neuroscientific investigation: Testing the Spanish-English bilingual advantage in cognitive processing with the use of electroencephalograpy (EEG).  Poster presented at the Annual Research Symposium, Kingsville, TX. (Dana Byrd, Faculty mentor).
  • Rodriguez, A., & Daughtry, D. (2014, April). Gender differences in suicidal ideations in a college population. Presentation at the 2014 annual convention of the Southwest Psychological Association, San Antonio, TX.
  • Rodriguez, R., Robbins C. R., & Daughtry, D. (2014, April). Cross-sectional study of perspectives on Mexican-American folk healing. Presentation at the 2014 annual convention of the Southwest Psychological Association, San Antonio, TX.

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