13th Annual Georgia Undergraduate Research in Psychology (GURP) Conference
Saturday, April 12, 2014

2014 Conference Schedule

7:45-8:30 am Registration & Check-In (with continental breakfast)
8:30-8:45 am

Opening Remarks

8:45-9:25 am

Information Session: Tips for Applying to Graduate School
Dr. Daniel Rogers and Dr. Jeff Helms, Kennesaw State University

9:25-9:35 am Break
9:35-10:35 am Morning Paper Session

Social and Developmental Focus

  1. Match Me if You Can
    Authors: Chavis Clark, Jul Lamson, Emily Wallace, Mason Law, and Jordan Fitzpatrick
Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Tracie Stewart
Affiliation: Kennesaw State University
  2. Effects of Forgiveness on Integrity vs. Despair: A Study of Older Adults’ Psychosocial Development
    Author: Chelsea Moodie
Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Ginny Zhan
Affiliation: Kennesaw State University
  3. Effects of Competitive and Cooperative Violent Game Play on Aggressive Behavior
    Author: Gordon Overholtzer
Faculty Sponsor: Ms. Emily Germain
Affiliation: Southern Wesleyan University
  4. Perceived Parental Rejection and Intimate Partner Violence: Are They Connected?
    Authors: Brittany Starr and Carrie M. Brown
Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Carrie M. Brown
Affiliation: Agnes Scott College

10:35-11:45 am

Morning Poster Session

11:45 am-1:00 pm

Lunch at The Commons
1:00-1:45 pm

Keynote Address: Estrogen and Female Anxiety: Menstrual Cycle Effects on Fear Inhibition in Women with PTSD
Dr. Ebony Glover, Emory University School of Medicine

1:50-2:50 pm Afternoon Concurrent Paper Sessions

Clinical and Counseling Focus

  5. Alcohol Demand as a Moderator of Cue Elicited Craving
    Author: Ashley Blackburn
Faculty Sponsor: Dr. James MacKillop
Affiliation: University of Georgia
  6. Gender Roles and Social Comparisons: A Study Using Ecological Momentary Assessment
    Author: Katherine Martin
Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Marie LePage
Affiliation: Converse College
  7. Does the Association Between “Fat-Talk” and Disordered Eating Depend on Age and Gender: An Examination in Women and Men From Their 20s to their 50s
    Author: Mirela Tzoneva
Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Pamela Keel
Affiliation: Florida State University
  8. Psychological Ownership of Cancer
    Authors: Monique Whitaker
Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Aurora Torres
Affiliation: University of Alabama in Huntsville

Physiological Focus

  9. Fear Learning Deficits in Women with PTSD
    Author: Aiyana Batton
Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Ebony Glover
Affiliation: Spelman College, Biology Department; Emory University School of Medicine, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
  10. Estrogen Modulates Attention Bias to Emotional Faces in Women
    Authors: Kayla Greene, Ebony Glover, Negar Fani, Kristina Mercer, Erin Tone, Kerry Ressler, and Tanja Jovanovic
Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Ebony Glover
Affiliation: Spelman College, Department of Psychology; Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
  11. The Effects of Caffeine on Temporal Perception
    Author: Emily Kennell
Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Richard Keen
Affiliation: Converse College
2:50-4:00 pm Afternoon Poster Session
4:00-4:15 pm Closing Remarks