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Seventh Annual Psychology Poster Session Complete List

Thursday, May 4, 2017
 
"The outcome of any serious research can only be to make two questions grow where only one grew before."
Thorstein Bunde Veblen

 
 

Psychology Department Mission Statement

The Department of Psychology is committed to improving the quality of life for people, communities and organizations. The Department aims to accomplish these goals through scientifically grounded training that allows faculty and students to identify and solve complex psychosocial problems and meet organizational challenges. Consistent with the overall mission of Iona College, the Department strives to recognize diversity, stay abreast of current scientific literature, methods, and procedures, and foster intellectual curiosity and critical thinking so that our students can move the world.
 

Research Poster Presentations

Louis Aurisicchio - Exploring the Spirituality-Employee Engagement Connection
Thesis Advisor: Patricia Oswald, Ph.D.

Rachel Baio - The Effects of Classical Music on Mood
Faculty Advisor: Sarah Wong-Goodrich, Ph.D.

Ayodele Bajulaiye - Social Media: The New Relationship Killer Today
Faculty Advisor: Colleen Jacobson, Ph.D.

Christine Borrero - How Does Social Media Use Effect One’s Sense of Self?
Faculty Advisor: Colleen Jacobson, Ph.D.

Emily Brechtel - Factors Relating to Estimated Perceived Intelligence within Western Culture
Faculty Advisor: Colleen Jacobson, Ph.D.

Callie Buchan - Effects of Social Media Use and Self-Esteem
Faculty Advisor: Colleen Jacobson, Ph.D.

Rebekah Buchanan - I Perform Better Under Pressure: The Effects of Gender and Procrastination on Stress Levels in College Students
Faculty Advisor: Sarah Wong-Goodrich, Ph.D.

Patricia Buell - Self-Control & Weight Gain in College Students
Faculty Advisor: Colleen Jacobson, Ph.D.

Raquel Torres - Keeping Communication with Parents May Be More Important Than We Think
Faculty Advisor: Colleen Jacobson, Ph.D.

Taryn Tyson - The Association between Birth Order, Humor, and Self-Esteem
Faculty Advisor: Sarah Wong-Goodrich, Ph.D.

Jocelyn Urena - Does Social Media Affect the Way We Interact Face-to-Face?
Faculty Advisor: Colleen Jacobson, Ph.D.

Juliet Walsh - The Association between Cumulative Grade Point Average, Hours Spent on Social Media, and Hours Spent Participating in Extracurricular Activities
Faculty Advisor: Sarah Wong-Goodrich, Ph.D.

Alyssa Wilkinson - Loneliness and Gender on Satisfaction with Life in College Students
Faculty Advisor: Colleen Jacobson, Ph.D.

Amanda Zallo - Upward Comparisons Made On Social Media and Its Effect on Self-Esteem
Faculty Advisor: Colleen Jacobson, Ph.D.

Jordan Riddle - The Effects of Extraversion and Gender on Memory for Details Learned in a Social Setting
Faculty Advisor: Sarah Wong-Goodrich, Ph.D.

Jose Rivera - Does Self-Esteem Play a Role in Introversion?
Faculty Advisor: Colleen Jacobson, Ph.D.

Nathalie Rosado - Organizational Commitment and Academic Engagement among Employed College Students
Thesis Advisor: Patricia Oswald, Ph.D.

Tianny Salazar - The Effect of State Anxiety on Determining Attraction
Faculty Advisor: Colleen Jacobson, Ph.D.

Emily Simmons - Assessing Whether or Not the Class Workload Makes the Students Stressed or Anxious
Faculty Advisor: Colleen Jacobson, Ph.D.

Jessica Spadaccini - The Effect of a Criminal Defendant’s Characteristics on Criminal Sentencing
Faculty Advisor: Colleen Jacobson, Ph.D.

Jennifer Sullivan - The Association between Distance, Self-Esteem, and Trust in Long-Distance Relationships
Faculty Advisor: Sarah Wong-Goodrich, Ph.D.

Emma Thomas - The Effects of Music on Mood
Faculty Advisor: Colleen Jacobson, Ph.D.

Gabriele Trace - The Relationship between Instagram Usage, Self-Esteem and Social Comparison
Faculty Advisor: Sarah Wong-Goodrich, Ph.D.

Jenna Tolzman - The Effect of Personality on Binge Drinking Habits
Faculty Advisor: Colleen Jacobson, Ph.D.

Alexa Carone - The Effect of Attractiveness on Facial Recognition Memory
Faculty Advisor: Colleen Jacobson, Ph.D.

Jonathan Clarkson - The Effects of Competitive and Noncompetitive Games and Gender on Stress
Faculty Advisor: Sarah Wong-Goodrich, Ph.D.

Justin Cohan - Masculine versus Feminine Fragrances on Attraction
Faculty Advisor: Colleen Jacobson, Ph.D.

Alessandra Crimi - The Power of Empathy
Faculty Advisor: Colleen Jacobson, Ph.D.

Adela Dardha - School Stress, Life Experiences and Cognitive Failures
Faculty Advisor: Colleen Jacobson, Ph.D.

Fabio Delannoy - Does Being Attractive Make You Happier? A Look into the Role of Perceived Attraction on Happiness
Faculty Advisor: Colleen Jacobson, Ph.D.

Jacqueline Denver - Effects of Caffeine Consumption on Sleep Quality and Sleep Quality on GPA in College Undergraduates
Faculty Advisor: Colleen Jacobson, Ph.D.

Rob DeTiberiis - The Effects of Managerial Style on Employee Motivation and Job Satisfaction
Thesis Advisor: Patricia Oswald, Ph.D.

Erica Dronzek - Does Sleep Affect GPA?
Faculty Advisor: Colleen Jacobson, Ph.D.

Raijheen Edwards - How Do Undergraduates Choose Their Classes: An Analysis of the Motivation to Enroll in Elective Courses
Faculty Advisor: Colleen Jacobson, Ph.D.

Jessica Fiorentino - Effects of Gender and Undergraduate Grade Level on Opinions of Hypothetical Anxiety Treatment Recommendations
Faculty Advisor: Sarah Wong-Goodrich, Ph.D.

Adam Freidman - The Effect of Extra-Curricular Involvement on Organizational Commitment
Thesis Advisor: Patricia Oswald, Ph.D.

Alexander Galbreath - The Relationship between Object Dependency and Anxiety in College Aged Students
Faculty Advisor: Colleen Jacobson, Ph.D.

Matt Gentile - Role Based Job Performance as an Outcome of Subjective Well-Being, Nutrition and Physical Activity
Thesis Advisor: Patricia Oswald, Ph.D.

Leann George - Do Women Prefer Muscular Men?
Faculty Advisor: Colleen Jacobson, Ph.D.

Lauren Gomez - The Effect One’s Relationship Status Has on Their Self-Esteem and Academic Performance
Faculty Advisor: Colleen Jacobson, Ph.D.

Lisa Gorman - Peer and/or Romantic Relationships and Their Effect on Academic Performance
Faculty Advisor: Colleen Jacobson, Ph.D.

Marina Lizarazu Herrera - Links between Food and Mood: Does Eating Healthy make you More Ambitious or Creative?
Faculty Advisor: Colleen Jacobson, Ph.D.

Barry James - Reported Stress and Leisure amongst Student Athletes and Non-Student Athletes
Faculty Advisor: Colleen Jacobson, Ph.D.

Devika Joshi - Sleep and GPA in College Athletes vs. Non-athletes
Faculty Advisor: Colleen Jacobson, Ph.D.

Helena Keenan - The Effects of Gender, Type of Sport, Injury and Body Image Satisfaction, on the Stress of Student Athletes
Faculty Advisor: Colleen Jacobson, Ph.D.

Lillian Mangru - The Effect that Stress and Procrastination has on the GPA of STEM and non-STEM Majors
Faculty Advisor: Colleen Jacobson, Ph.D.

Sally Martir - The Effects of Ethnicity on Perceived Hiring Potential: A Vignette Study
Faculty Advisor: Colleen Jacobson, Ph.D.

Amanda McClintock - Can Music Impact Memory?
Faculty Advisor: Colleen Jacobson, Ph.D.

Cathryn McLaughlin - The Effects of Gender and Color Ink of Study Material on Memory
Faculty Advisor: Sarah Wong-Goodrich, Ph.D.

Kylie Milhorat - Stress in College Students: The Causes and Solutions
Faculty Advisor: Colleen Jacobson, Ph.D.

Emma Moloney - The Effects of Levels of Processing and Gender on Memory Recall
Faculty Advisor: Sarah Wong-Goodrich, Ph.D.

Maureen O’Sullivan - The Effects of Employee Social Media Use and Employer Monitoring
Thesis Advisor: Patricia Oswald, Ph.D.

Julian Petrello - The Effects of Compensation Rate, Supervision Style, and Feedback on Job Satisfaction
Thesis Advisor: Patricia Oswald, Ph.D.

Brittani Piro - Age and Gender on Stress
Faculty Advisor: Colleen Jacobson, Ph.D.

Amy Quinn - Effects of Financial Success on Attraction
Faculty Advisor: Colleen Jacobson, Ph.D.