December Update: Preparing for Data Analysis

Happy holidays, everyone! Since I will be on campus until the last day of finals, December 20, I’ve been able to get a good chunk of work on my thesis done. We concluded data collection for the semester on December 11. After the final participant, I was able to start downloading and organizing all of…
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November Update: Data Collection is Almost Done!

Data collection is slowing down, as the semester comes to a close. We anticipate having all of our data collected by mid December. We were recently able to recruit more participants from SONA, the online psychology research sign up website, for both the video study and the online image study. This will help us ensure…
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October Update: Learning to Balance

It has been a busy semester so far! I have two studies up and running on the online psychology study participation system (SONA) and am making great progress with both of these. We need about 40 more participants for our in-person study and 60 more for our online study. Already this semester, we have run…
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September Update: Summer Research Showcase

As we await the online psychology study participation system to become available to us, I am continuing to pay participants for my new study and am tweaking the design of my online study. In addition, last week I had the opportunity to present my summer research and attend other students’ presentations on their research. This…
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August Update: Regrouping

I can’t believe we are already at the end of August and ready to start the Fall semester. I have spent the month traveling to Long Beach Island, NJ, Washington D.C., and finally Rhode Island to spend some time at home. I have found that taking a break from thinking about my thesis has been…
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