February Update: Results!

Hello everyone! February has gone by so quickly, and I’ve gotten a lot of work done for my thesis. Earlier this month, I had the opportunity to present my work at the Honors Research Colloquium. It served as great preparation for my upcoming defense in April and gave me the opportunity to practice communicating my…
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January update: Preparation for the Colloquium

I can’t believe it’s my last semester at William and Mary! I will definitely be making the most out of my last few months here. During the first week of classes, I began preparing for the Honors Colloquium, which will occur in mid-February. Since I have drafted my introduction and methods section of my paper,…
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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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