‘Research’ Category

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Psi Chi Welcomes You to Spring Semester 2016!

Psi Chi welcomes you back to the hill for spring semester! We are in the process of planning exciting social events and speakers for the coming months. Be sure to keep your eyes open for more information in the future! If you have any ideas for social events or have a speaker that you would […]

Matt Broschard ’16: Research Observer in Computational Memory Lab

Matt Broschard ’16, a Psychological Science major, was a Research Observer in Dr. Sean Polyn’s Computational Memory Lab at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. Broschard ’16 was supported in this endeavor with an award from the Ivey Psychological Science Student research fund from Gustavus Adolphus College. His main project was analyzing data for an EEG […]

Psychological Science 2015 Fall Research Symposium

This fall, the Gustavus Adolphus College’s Department of Psychological Science hosted it’s largest Fall Symposium in Beck Hall. Featuring over 30 research presentations and a host of attendees, the Fall Symposium was a great success. Professors Kyle Chambers and Patricia Reeder welcomed guests from the Southern Minnesota Children’s Museum to review students’ developmental research projects. The […]

Developmental Psychology Research with Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota

This past semester I have had the privilege of taking Developmental Psychology at Gustavus Adolphus College with Dr. Kyle Chambers where I have gained an understanding of developmental psychology through a hands-on group research project in collaboration with the Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota. For the research project, each group was responsible for selecting a […]

Gustavus’s Center for Developmental Science Honored with Visit from Museum of Science Representative

In October, the Gustavus Adolphus College’s Center for Developmental Science (CDS) was visited by Katie Todd, a representative from the Museum of Science, Boston. The visit was part of the establishment of a Living Laboratory by the Gustavus Adolphus College’s Center for Developmental Science at the Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota in Mankato. The Living […]

Skylar Schulz ’10, Psychological Science Alumn, Shares Insights for Undergrad Gusties

Last year, Gustavus Psychological Science alum, Skylar Schulz ’10 was awarded the Edith Mueller Endowed Fund for Graduate Education in the Tucker Center at the University of Minnesota. We are delighted to have Schulz share insights and tips for undergrad Psychological Science Gusties with major Tara Hoverstad ’16. Tara: What advice would you give to PSY […]

Allison Birnschein ’17 Conducts Dementia Research at University of Iowa

  Full of opportunities to develop my research skills, the ten weeks I spent at the University of Iowa this past summer with professional researchers, clinicians, medical students, graduate students, and undergraduate students were invaluable to say the least. Enrolled in an interdisciplinary undergraduate research program, I was matched with mentor, Dr. Natalie Denburg, a […]

Lili Rothschild ’17 Research on mTBI Relationships to Anxiety and Mood

  During summer 2015, I worked with Dr. Art Maerlender at University of Nebraska- Lincoln. I was a member of the Minority Health Disparities Program as part of the Summer Research Program at UNL with 11 other students from universities around the US. With Dr. Maerlender, I worked on a systematic review of literature concerning […]

2015 Braatz Summer Research Recipient

Last spring, I applied for the Braatz summer research opportunity, and was so fortunate to have received it. This past summer has been an amazing one for learning more about research in psychology, realizing my personal interests in research, and having fun while doing it! What I did this summer is working alongside Professor Patricia […]