faculty collaborated this summer on a number of research
shared their results with others through posters.
at Rall Symposium, 2014
A record 32
psychology students presented their research at this year's
Rall Symposium held at North Central College. Congratulations!
at APS, 2014
('13) and Samantha Gleaves ('14) presented their paper
entitled "Was I Treated Fairly? Factors Affecting
Perceptions of Justice Following Employee Leave"
at the Association for Psychological Science conference
in San Francisco.
at NCUR, 2014
our majors presented at the National Conference on Undergraduate
Research, including Nancy Guzman (14) below
Psychology at MPA Conference, 2014
the many highlights, Samantha Eby's ('14) presentation
won the CUR top Psi Chi poster! NCC psychology students
have won that award three of the last four years!
Eby, Kyle Bonesteel, and Dr. Maggie Gill presented their
paper "Quantitative electroencephalography patterns
in trauma-induced anxiety: An exploratory study."
student researchers at MPA
Guzman ('14) presented her paper "An analysis of
binge eating, cognitive restraint, and negative affect
in college students" (Faculty advisor: Dr. Azarbad).
Flack ('14) presented her paper "Examining the correlation
between eating behaviors and perception of meaning in
life" (Faculty advisor: Dr. Azarbad).
Mohsin ('14) presented her paper "The effects of
bilingualism and attention on false memory" (Faculty
advisor: Dr. VanHorn).
Brady ('14) and Kayla Bartz ('14) presented their paper
"Effects of valence and mood-congruence on false
memory" (Faculty advisor: Dr. VanHorn).
('14) presented her paper "The effects of gender
perceptions in regards to blame for military sexual abuse"
(Faculty Advisor: Mary Jean Lynch).
('14) presented her paper entitled "The Effectiveness
of Motivational Techniques Combined with Conditioning
and Endurance to Improve Youth Football Players' Performance."
(Faculty Sponsor: Leila Azarbad)
NCC Director of Multicultural Affairs, Marlena Martinez,
'15 Psychology, Dr. Nicole Rivera, and Ana Rivera, '14
Sociology, presented their research "Impact of a
Summer Bridge Program on Social/Emotional Development."
Chicago at MPA
in Action Verandah
Ten North Central College students attended a symposium
at The Neuroscience Center in Deerfield, IL. The Neuroscience
Center works with patients with a variety psychiatric
and neurological conditions (e.g., depression, anxiety,
bipolar disorder, and traumatic brain injury) and uses
cutting edge techniques to diagnose and treat their patients
(e.g., brain SPECT imaging, EEG, TMS, and neurofeedback).
Best explaining Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
Dr Pavel explains
brain spect at The Neuroscience Center LLC.
you think you want to go to graduate school...Now
Azarbad recently gave a talk on this topic, and
you can view her PowerPoint slides by clicking