Fourteen Marymount Manhattan Students Present Their Research At the 2013 Pace University Psychology Conference

May 15, 2013
A record number of Marymount Manhattan students, including eight representing Psychology and seven representing Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, presented at the Pace University Psychology Conference. Two students were invited speakers and the others were accepted to present their work in a poster session.

Rose Giannavola conducted her research in Dr. Cheryl Paradis’ Advanced Forensic Psychology class and her talk was entitled: “Racial Differences in Punishment.” 

Rebecca Ruchlin, Senada Arucevic, Vanessa Norkus and Professor Nava R. Silton’s talk was entitled: “Realabilities: Inspiring Positive Behavioral Intentions and Cognitive Attitudes of Typical Children towards Children with Disabilities.” 

Megan Allard, Alexandra Caroli, and Alexa Johnson’sposter was entitled: “Professor and Student Perceptions of Academic Language Demands.” Their work was supervised by Professor Susan Behrens

Odalys Centeno, Liliana Sevilla, Samantha Kienemund, and Professor Margaret T. Kamowski-Shakibai’s presentation was entitled: “Literacy Outcomes for Children Trained to Detect Lexical Ambiguities.” 

Professor Henry Solomon sponsored Jasmin Ibrahim and Jessica Cardona’s project entitled: “Post-Breakups and Facebook.” 

Professor Paradis sponsored Michelle London’s project entitled: “Who Gets to Stay? College Students’ Attitudes Towards Immigration Policies and Pathways to Citizenship.” 

Petra Stofkova, along with Professors Linda Solomon and Deirtra Hunter, presented research entitled: “How Does Gender Affect Emotional Response?”

The Pace University conference took place on Saturday, May 4th. Students and faculty from colleges and universities throughout the tri-state area participated. The Marymount Manhattan contingent was one of the largest groups.

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