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Scholarship & Creativity Day Presentations

 2014

Oral Presentations

  • Marcelline Gangl - Together Building Imagination, TBI Re-define: The Effects of Theater on People with a Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Rose Gangl - Using the World as a Stage to Benefit Refugees
  • Amanda Nusbaum - The Jury Process: Racial Bias, Extraversion, Moral Reasoning, Leadership, and Sex
  • Elizabeth Peichel - The Interaction Effects of Aspects of the Self on Mental Health in College Students
  • Lydia Ricard - Are We More Racist Than We Think?: Recognition of Racism and Racial Microaggressions
  • Hayley Van Gelder - Birds of a Feather: The Effects of Positively and Negatively Valenced Similarities on Compliance

Poster Presentations

  • Taylor R. Ramler (advisor Dr. Linda Tennison) - Mindfulness and the College Transition: The Efficacy of a Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Intervention in Fostering Adjustment among First-Year Students
  • Katrina Christian (advisor Dr. Steve Stelzner) - Demystifying the Developmental Stages of Sigmund Freud
  • Molly Sullivan (advisor Dr. Pam Bacon) - Gendered Perceptions of Worst College Professors
  • Lindsay Tholen (advisor Dr. Ben Faber) - (Im)Personally Meaningful: Individual Differences that Affect Details of Memories
  • Emily Johnson (advisor Dr. Steve Stelzner) - Psychological Sense of Community in High School Students: How is it Affected by College Preparatory Programming?
  • Stephen Nelson Juneau, Joseph Trenzeluk, & Anna Raeker-Rebek (advisor Dr. Bob Kachelski) - The Effect of Interruptions on Memory
  • Andrea Houck, Samantha VanErp, & Dona Marthaler (advisor Dr. Bob Kachelski) - Mnemonic Strategies and Face-Name Memory
  • Emma Fering, Hannah Carlson, & Heather Grosso (advisor Dr. Bob Kachelski) - The Relationship Between Personality Characteristics and Conformity
  • Daniel Flesher, Jacob Peterson, & Austin Bassett (advisor Dr. Bob Kachelski) - Ironic Processing and its Effect on Physical Performance
  • Elizabeth Shelerud, Amy Maslowski, & Demetre Koukouves (advisor Dr. Bob Kachelski) - Examining Students' Perceptions of Gender-Stereotyped Occupations
  • Megan Machesky, Tim Baebenroth, Connor Piechota, Taylor Ramler, Anh Doan, Joe Trenzeluk, Bayert Salverda, & Rebecca Gudknecht (advisor Dr. Aubrey Immelman) - The Personality Profile of Russian President Vladimir Putin


2013

Oral Presentations

  • Feiran Chen - Heterosexual Romantic Relationships and Mate Preferences in College Students from the U.S. and China: Cross-Cultural and Gender Difference in Beliefs and Attitudes
  • Rachel Heying - Music and Aspects of Identity in People with Alzheimer's Disease
  • Kelsey Koch - Matter over Mind: Comparing Emotional Self-Regulation Techniques with Ego Depletion
  • Maria Stevens - Treatment Efficacy of Exposure Therapy and Mindfulness Meditation on the Physiological and Self-Perceived Measures of Stress for a Certain Public Speaking Task
  • Blair John -  The Psychological Effects of Discrimination on Minority and International Students at College of St. Benedict's and St. John's University 

Poster Presentations

  • Amanda Olsen and Gwen Marrin (advisor Dr. Ben Faber) - Gesture Development and Spatial Memory 
  • Madeline C Lenker, Nihal S Bhakta, Julie A Oakes, Katelyn M Thoresen, and Kendra M Guck (advisor Dr. Pam Bacon) - What We Wear: An Analysis of CSB/SJU Students and The Type of School Apparel Worn
  • Paige R Espelien, Michelle C Howe, and Craig B Gemmill (advisor Dr. Pam Bacon) - Perceived Reputation at CSB/SJU in 2005 as Compared to Now
  • Katie Kuehn, Michelel Anderson, Maria Lopez, Natalie Gannon, Connor Piechota, and Emilee Lahr (advisor Dr. Pam Bacon) - How Sexism at the College of St. Benedict and St. John's University is Associated with School Identity and Perceived Reputation
  • Nicole K Tamm, Sydney Schleif, Darian B Schwietz, and Jordan R Falk (advisor Dr. Pam Bacon) - CSB/SJU Then and Now: Which School Do You Identify With?
  • Kallie Reiter (advisor Dr. Rodger Narloch) - Gender Differences in Decision Making When Faced with Multiple Food Options
  • Kayla S Bolland (advisor Dr. Rodger Narloch) - The Effect of the Number of Choice Options on Choice Satisfaction and Decision Time
  • Jennifer A Keller (advisor Dr. Linda Tennison) - The Effect of Trait Mindfulness on Emotional Reaction
  • Alex Twohy (advisor Dr. Linda Tennison) - The Effects of Gregorian Chant on Physiological and Subjective Measures of Emotion
  • Abby E Hansen, Sarah K Deutz, and Taylor L Pederson (advisor Dr. Robert Kachelski) - Establishing Rapport to Increase Compliance
  • Elizabeth Bergner, Tricia Engen, and Katelynn Strelow (advisor Dr. Robert Kachelski) - The Effect of Positive and Negative Pictures on the Processing of Emotion-Related Words
  • Ellen T Thomson, Manke Wang, Nancy E Sibri Guaman, and Danielle L Tossey (advisor Dr. Robert Kachelski) - Performance and Anxiety Scores on a Timed Math Task
  • Ryan M Peters, Anh D Doan, and Jeremy D Klein (advisor Dr. Robert Kachelski) - The Effect of Rhythmic Auditory Distractor Tempo on Recall
  • Claire E Cunningham, Maria L Trenda, and Michelle E Loye (advisor Dr. Robert Kachelski) - Gender Stereotype Threat and Task Performance
  • Sean P Murphy (advisor Dr. Stephen Stelzner) - Send Him Home: The Effect of Kinesthetic VS Visual Imagery
  • Eun Ah Kim (advisor Dr. Janet Tilstra) - Learning Words with Unfamiliar Characters: The Picture Superiority Effect on Foreign Characters
  • Matia C Twedt (advisor Dr. Jan Holtz) - Comparison of the Attachment With Parents and Attachment With Romantic Partner

     

2012

Oral Presentations

  • Pierce Edminston - Generalization of Perceived Dyadic Rapport Following Mimicry.
  • Jennifer Anderson - Listen Carefully y Presta Atención: Selective Attention in Late L2 Learners.
  • Alyssa Sinner - Evaluative Conditioning with "Not."
  • Kathryn Ellis - Differences in Discrimination and Mental Health Outcomes Between Sexual Minority and Majority Individuals.
  • Carin Molenaar - The Forces of Acculturation on Gender Roles within Somali Communities in Minnesota.
  • Kristin Hultgren - Service Learning Contact with the Elderly: Effects on Ageism and Elderspeak.
  • Stephanie Kaplan - The Effect of Gender on Recalling Facial Features: Does our Gender Determine Which Features are Encoded at First Glance? 
  • Alexandra Lenzen - Is Ignorance Really Bliss?: Recognition of Gender Microaggressions and its Relationships with Gender, Self-esteem, and Ambivalent Sexism.
  • Robert Gerten - Vicarious Traumatization: Implications for Victim Advocates Working with Sexual Assault Survivors.

Poster Presentations

  • Travis Truhler - Campus and Community Well-Being.
  • Mick Doyle - Interracial Relationships and Sexual Orientation.
  • Michael Fitzgerald - The Personality Profile of Republican Presidential  Candidate Rick Santorum.
  • Ashley Levens - Meaningfulness in Religion and Nonreligious Individuals.
  • Kelsey Boegel and Kimberly DeBeer - Perceptions of Hoarding and People who Hoard: An Exploratory Survey.
  • Laura Shrode - The Influence of Odor on Emotion and Memory.
  • Hayley Van Gelder - Trust, Shyness, and Regret: Do Shy People have More Distrust and Regret?
  • Lauren Gavin - The Relationship between Shyness, Sensation Seeking, and Trust among College Students.
  • Megan Solheid, Maddilyn C. Lindeman, Sarah M. Rossman, and Megan Seipel - Narrative Language Development: An Evaluation of Measures.
  • Jordan Jodzio - Shyness, and Its Relationship to Gender and Participation in Sports.
  • Jessica Heggem, Nicole Larson, Greta Bajari, Katherine Cocca, and Takai Bethel - Conformity Experiment.
  • Alyssa Hoppe - Sensation Seeking: Relation to Shyness and Gender.
  • Natalie Vasilj - The Relationship Between Self-Concept Clarity, Shyness, and Facebook Friends.
  • Rebecca Haile - How Self-Concept Clarity Relates to Regret and Trust.
  • Mary Jenkins - Do Shy People Take More Risks? The Relationship Between Shyness, Sensation-Seeking, and Differences Across Gender.
  • Kayla Deutz, Taylor McCall, Lindsay Tholen, Hannah Welinski - Rival Revealed.
  • Tim Hendrickson - Does Meditation Improve the Ability to Perceive Emotive Words More Effectively?
  • Kevin Healy and Alex Twohy - Cortisol Levels in Well-Adjusted and Poorly Adjusted First-Year Students.
  • Tess Mattson, Caitlin Skluzacek, Margeaux Minea, and Stephanie Morphew - Implicit Egotism and Self-Esteem.
  • Amanda Nusbaum - Gender Differences in Sensation Seeking and Shyness: An Evolutionary Approach.
  • Kayla Grack, Daniel Gutmann, Riley Quiram - Mental Performance and External Presence.
  • Maddilyn Lindeman, Kirstie Harmdierks, and Mark Leon-Guerrero - Social Desirability and Helping Behavior.
  • Maura Flaherty, Paige Hendrickson, Anika Chowdhury, and Beck Huesers - Test Performance and Anxiety.
  • Olivia Meyer, Hania Adam, Ryan Mastellar - Effects of Presentation and Syllables on Memory.
  • Emily Bures - Do Shyness and Regret Correlate with Making Friendships?
  • Feiran Chen, David Gray, Rachel Heying, Wade Kohls, Beth Peichel, Jeffrey Reed, Amanda Nusbaum, Sara Duxbury - The Personality Profile of 2012 Preidential Contender Rick Santorum.
  • Ruth Balk, Matthew Rockwell, Sean Murphy, Lindsey Ehlert - Effects of Expectations and Size of Sample on the Perception of Taste.
  • Kerri Graske - Multitasking in the Workplace with Added Pressure.
  • Jasmine (Chi Man) Tang - Correlation between Facebook Usage and Loneliness and Depression.
  • Kate Reichert - How Participation in Sports Relates to Shyness and Sensation Seeking.
  • Wade Kohls - The Relationship between Sensation Seeking, Shyness, and Regret.
  • Jared Berg - Correlates of Shyness: Roles of Self-Concept Clarity, Sensation Seeking, and Facebook Friends.
  • Charles Woodruff - Alcohol Consumption's Relationship with Sensation Seeking and Self-Concept Clarity.
  • Madison Skudlarek - Shyness, Interpersonal Trust, and Gender: Importance in Identity.
  • Elizabeth Peichel - Interrelations of Shyness, Trust, and Regret in Sociability.

     

2011

Oral Presentations

  • Katie Kenefick - Body Dissatisfaction, the Thin Ideal, and Social Judgments.
  • Ellen Dehmer - Gender Differences in Text Message Communication Content.
  • Megan Peterson -   What Makes a Good Doctor?: The Personal Qualities that Relate to Patient Satisfaction.
  • Allison Homstad - Comparison of Motivational General-Mastery and Motivational General-Arousal Imagery Interventions and Their Impact on Perceived Team Cohesion in a Collegiate Volleyball Team.
  • Kaitlin Andreasen - Just Another Dumb Blonde?: A Cross-Cultural Study of Implicit Hair Color Biases and Ambivalent Sexism.

Poster Presentations

  • Anne Backe, Alexander Boyd, and Rebecca Franklin - Examining Procrastinators According to Gender, Self-Monitoring, Self-Efficacy, and Self-Concept Clarity.
  • Jennifer Birkhofer - Self-Theories, Optimism, and Well-Being.
  • Katelyn Bounds, Zhirou Chen, Samantha Wolf, Elizabeth Hanzlik, Kerri Graske, John Cicchese, and Ellen Griffith - The Personality Profile of U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann.
  • Matthew Draxler - The Political Personality of Former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty.
  • Amie Ernst, Mai Nhia Yang, and Katelyn Myllykangas - Gender Differences in Procrastination, Self-Efficacy, and Self-Concept Clarity.
  • Lisa Fenske - Gender Differences in Procrastination and Self-Monitoring and their Relationship.
  • Shari Ferere, John Lano, Adam Sattler, Megan Seipel, and Chi Man Tang - Experimental Disclosure in Adolescents.
  • Jordan Gilmore - Self-Efficacy in Relation to Height and Procrastination.
  • Orlando Jayasiri Gunesekere, Taylor Curtis, and Eun Ah Kim - The Effect of Physical Appearance on Overall Perceived Attractiveness.
  • Catherine Kress, Amanda Olsen, and Maria Stevens - Role of Priming in the Stroop Color-Naming Task.
  • Valcia McGann, Megan Augeson, and Raisa Guillemette - The Effect of Clothing Color on Person Perception.
  • Pete McGrath, Aaron Beyer, and Blaine Feia - Effects of Competition and Incentive on Motivation.
  • Laura Myllykangas, Ryan Miller, Katharine Fisher - Inter-Correlates of Procrastination, Self-Efficacy, and Self-Monitoring in Undergraduate Students.
  • Andrew Obritsch - The Influence of Personality on Presidential Decision Making: A Comparison of the Personality Profiles of Barack Obama and Franklin D. Roosevelt.
  • Michelle Pokorny and Allison Youngers - Relationships among Self-Concept Clarity, Self-Efficacy, Self-Monitoring, and Procrastination in College Students.
  • Amy Ranweiler, Gwendolyn Marrin, and Rachel M Haug - The Effect of Chewing on Memory.
  • Jordyn Reed - Self-Monitoring and Self-Concept Clarity.
  • Kelsea Schneider, Katherine Boehm, Evan Johnson, and Jeremiah Martin - The Personality Profile of Governor Tim Pawlenty.
  • Lara Woyno - The Relationship of Self-Efficacy with Procrastination and Academic Achievement.

 2010

Oral Presentations

  • Allison Gresback  - Emotional Intellgience Development in Children Through Play.
  • Chelsea Jenson - The Relationship Between Service-Learning Beliefs About Leadership and Morality.
  • Amy Marschall and Michael Keegan - The Effects of Chronic Mild Stress on the Ability to Perform the DRL-72 Schedule in Rats.

2009

Oral Presentations

  • Collette Fischer - Dissemination of services for autism spectrum disorders in Minnesota: a rural versus urban comparison.
  • Sarah Schwarzkopf - Emotion, gender and college professors: do angry professors make the grade?
  • Michaela Engdahl - Ego threat and implicit egotism.
  • Samantha Heintzelman - The relational self-concept as a moderator between perceived social support and outcome variables.
  • Makenzie Wright - A comparison of cross-sex friendships at residentially single sex and co-educational universities.

Poster Presentations

  • Laura Althoff, Katrina Reker, and Katie Vogel (Dr. Linda Tennison) - Distraction effects on concentration.
  • Timothy Backes, Brianne Boardman, and Amanda Phan (Dr. Linda Tennison) - Memory retention and chewing gum.
  • Leigh Bartholomew (Dr. Laura Sinville) - Cognitive mindsets in a college sample.
  • Jaclynn Beier, Katie Carlson, Lindsey Holm, and David Wutchiett (Dr. Aubrey Immelman) - The Personality Profile of Vice President Joe Biden. 
  • Katie C. Brown (Dr. Rodger Narloch) - Gender differences in motivation for physical activity.
  • Kristina Demuth, Kaitlin Andreasen, and Alison Gresback (Dr. Linda Tennison) - To be seen or not to be seen: is it more than just the resume?
  • Elliott Elm, Chase Burtis, and Michael Pederson (Dr. Linda Tennison) - Alcohol priming study.
  • Katherine A. Kenefick (Dr. Rodger Narloch) - The relationship of self-esteem and neuroticism to relationship status.
  • Jodi Kerfeld and Paul Johnson (Dr. Linda Tennison) - Memory recall and media violence.
  • Becky Klein, Katherine Mandelin, Angela Rodgers, Andrea Schiebe, and Sean Wold (Dr. Aubrey Immelman) - The personality profile of vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin.
  • Nicholas Latterell and Laura Sienko (Dr. Rodger Narloch) - Gender Differences in Self-Esteem and Optimism.
  • Sarah E. Moore and Angela M. Rodgers (Dr. Aubrey Immelman) - Personality profile of President Barack Obama: leadership implications.
  • Andrew M. Obritsch, Laura E. Bloch, and Rachel M. Vanderheyden (Dr. Linda Tennison) - Task instructions' effect on tenacity.
  • Amanda L. Peters (Dr. Rodger Narloch) - The inter-relationships of self-esteem, procrastination, and optimism.
  • Jessica Saemrow and Jillian Daleiden (Dr. Rodger Narloch) - The Relationship of Self-Esteem to Optimism and Sensation Seeking.
  • Alec Shern (Dr. Richard Wielkiewicz) - The effects of cell phone use on academic achievement.
  • Sydney Solberg (Dr. Rodger Narloch) - Optimism and self-esteem's relationship with procrastination.