October Update (Happy Halloween!)

Data collection this month has been very slow moving, but I am still pleased with my progress overall. While recruiting participants in October has been the most difficult yet, I took the additional time this month to finish drafting both my introduction and methods sections. Although the thought of beginning to write my thesis was…
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September Update

The fall semester has officially begun, and while Hurricane Florence threw some unexpected turns in our path a couple of weeks ago, research has been going smoothly. Within the first week of classes, I ran a sensory panel for my project. This involved recruiting 13 adult participants who verified that the odor used in my…
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Fall Semester Research Goals

Tomorrow marks the start of the fall semester, which means it’s time to resume work on my Honors research. After some time off to visit with friends and family, I began thinking about my goals for this upcoming semester. In thinking about these goals, I tried to keep them as realistic but ambitious as possible.…
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One Week Left

July flew by faster than June did, and as we transition into August, I find myself with only one week of summer research left. July was a month packed with study sessions and data entry. By the end of this week, I will have run 55 participants, so it will be my goal to collect…
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17 Down, 63 To Go

It is hard to believe that I’ve already been on campus working on my Honors project for about a month now. The time has flown by – probably because I’ve been staying so busy. Since arriving on campus, I’ve finalized elements of my protocol, posted flyers all over the city of Williamsburg, contacted over 40…
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