Participate in Research

Studies Accepting Participants (Fall 2014)

  • EEG study Attention and Distraction  – Don Evans, Professor of Psychology
  • Attitudes toward mental illness — Beth Baltes, Psychology Major

Recently completed studies

  • Verbal Spatial Interference assessed with eye tracking — Sarah Beadle, Neuroscience and Psychology Major
  • Animal Assistance and the Stress Response – Lauren Sebek, Psychology Major
  • Attachment Style, Social Support and Mood – Miranda Dean, Psychology Major
  • Thoughts and Feelings that Friends and Couples Commonly Experience – Carly Warner, Psychology Major
  • Jealousy Survey – Sydni Loney, Psychology Major
  • Poetry Study – Caitlin Dicus
  • Attitudes on Health – Beth Baltes
  • Pets – Taylor Sharp
  •  Personality and Literature – Megan Wulf
  • Perceptions of Poverty in the U.S. – Cheyanne Godwin, Brandon Meese, and Marina Quinones
  • Perceptions of People in the Greek System – Jake McLain, Ryan Stewart, and Micah Watson
  • Greeks versus Non-Greeks – Rachel Farner, Kealan Graham, and Kelsey Merschman
  • Romantic Relationships and Alcohol Use (Study 1) – Sara Hottenworth, Cari Knowlton, Mari Silliman, and Kelsey Townsend
  • Romantic Relationships and Alcohol Use (Study 2) – Joella Hanes and Libby Mattingly
  • Music Choices and Personality – Marta Edwards, Caleb Prevo, Laura Smith, and Matt Stewart
  • Sleep and GPA – Briana McCloskey, Lauren Sales, and Andrew Wood
  • Birth Order and Personality – Elizabeth Cozart, Michelle Hartman, Hannah Hill, Sydney Rissler
  • Mate Selection – Beth Baltes and Jess Schultes
  • Morgan Mauro, Alexa Cashatt, Taylor Sharp, Sam Cook, Kiley Hudson, & Lindsey Borgomainerio studied two different studies of mate preferences.
  • Tayler Swacker, Danielle Ault, Marissa Belau and Annie Collins examined whether there is a relationship between snacking habits and procrastination.
  • Kyle Loy and Kolby Warren examined the psychological motivation to lift weights.
  • Paige McConkey, Aubree Gilmore, Kiley Hudson, and Kelli Salemink studied people’s initial desires in a romantic partner and how satisfied they are.
  • Jennifer Gaffney, Jasmine Wreghitt, Phil Krichau, and Josh Eaton  examined people’s attitudes about texting and driving.
  • Hannah Longstreet, Bayley Fleshner, Lauren Martin, Katie Marple, and Courtney Rinner examined how manysexual partners people have had