National Convention Research Award 2002-03 Winners
Each year up to eight awards are available to Psi Chi members submitting the best research papers for presentation during the Psi Chi paper/poster sessions at the APA and the APS national conventions. Four awards of $300 each are available for members presenting at APA and four awards of $300 each for presentations at APS. The award winners (along with their school affiliations and paper titles) are as follows:
Presented at the 2003 APA National Convention:
- Amanda Angie, University of Massachusetts-Amherst, "Gender and Task Motivation: A Test of Vroom's Theory"
- Breanna N. Gile, Castleton State College (VT), "Effects of a Self-Focusing Situation on Body-Image"
- Kimberly Monden, Avila University (KS), "The Impact of Media Images on Body Satisfaction in Adolescents"
Presented at the 2003 APS National Convention:
- Yung Ching (William) Chung, University of California-Davis, "Study of Nighttime Fears of Chinese and Vietnamese From an Evolutionary Perspective"
- Carrie Marie Trojan, College of Mount Saint Joseph (OH), "Effects of Psychological Disorder and Symptom Status on Judgments of Criminals"
- Lauren Olthaus, College of Mount Saint Joseph (OH), "Effect of Gender and Expensiveness of Possessions on Social Perceptions and Acceptance"