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Washburn students win awards at Great Plains Student Psychology Conference

Four Washburn University students received awards for independent research presented recently at the Great Plains Student Psychology Conference at Northwest Missouri University, Maryville.

The conference is oriented to student research but is organized similar to regional and national psychology conventions. Students submit their research for review, in order to qualify to present their findings during the convention.

Students bringing home honors were:

Jared C. Moser, Topeka, “What’s in the Numbers? Exploring Sample Characteristics in Undergraduate Research,” first place award, research methodology and social psychology category, empirical oral presentation.

Catherine Ritter, Topeka, “Massively Multi-player Online Role Playing Game Addiction: A Literature Review,” first place award, clinical/counseling category, non empirical poster.

Soliel Charles, Topeka, “Criminal and Immoral Behavior in Relation to Intelligence in Young Adult Females,” first place award, cognition and scholarship of teaching and learning category, empirical poster.

Jordan Loyd, Newton, “Assessing the Efficacy of Eyewitness Interview Procedures,” second place award, social psychology category, non empirical poster.

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