Namah Vyakarnam will propose her master’s thesis. The title of the thesis is “Exploring Associations between Academic Major and Psychopathology Using the Big Five Personality Traits and a Diathesis-Stress Perspective.” Dr. Margaret Nauta is the Thesis Committee Chair; Dr. Suejung Han is the committee member. The reader is Dr. Eros DeSouza. The proposal is in 404 DeGarmo Hall. You may review the thesis in the Psychology Graduate Programs Office (448 DeGarmo Hall). Contact Student Access and Accommodation Services at AbleISU@IllinoisState.edu if you need an accommodation.
The Department of Psychology and the Cognitive Behavioral Sciences (CBS) Colloquium Series will present a talk titled, “Are people with autism spectrum conditions more resistant to context effects in preference?” with Jonathan Pettibone Ph.D., Friday, September 21 at 2:00 p.m. in 48 DeGarmo Hall. Pettibone is Professor and Undergraduate Program Director in the Department of Psychology at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Abstract Research has suggested that people with autism spectrum conditions (ASC) are often less influenced by context and distractors…
Shelly Clevenger, Ph.D., will lead a discussion on promoting empathy for crime victims and their families.
The Department of Psychology and the Cognitive Behavioral Sciences (CBS) Colloquium Series will present a talk titled, “On form and function: Investigating temporal distributions of behavior in infancy” with Drew Abney.
Kelly Poirot to defend dissertation.