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March 29, 2018 at 1:40 pm

Eight Psychology Students Get Enhancement Awards for Research

Eight graduate Psychology students received Ohio University Student Enhancement Awards for their original research, scholarship and creative work this spring.

A total of 27 students received $131,187 in funding. The Student Enhancement Awards are funded by the Office of the Vice President for Research and Creative Activity and administered by the Council for Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity, which is appointed by Faculty Senate.

The program received 89 proposals with a total funding request of $481,543. Students may request up to $6,000 per proposal.

Andrew Bryant, portrait with poster

Andrew Bryant

Andrew Bryant (graduate student, Psychology; mentor: Julie Suhr) received $5,056 for Testing the Moderating Effects of Resting State Functional Connectivity on the Effectiveness of Transcranial Direct Current Simulation for Improving Working Memory Performances in Older Adults.

Theresa Egan (graduate student, Psychology; mentor: Brian Wymbs) received $3,474 for Examining Elementary School Teacher Preferences for School-based Intervention Characteristics and Implementation Supports for Youth with Attention-deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.

Hannah Kassab, portrait outdoors

Hannah Kassab

Hannah Kassab (graduate student, Psychology; mentor: Julie Ownes) received $4,964 for Using Social Network Analysis to Examine the Impact of a Teacher-implemented Social Inclusion Intervention.


Kateryna Kolnogorova, portrait outdoors

Kateryna Kolnogorova

Kateryna Kolnogorova (graduate student, Psychology; mentor: Nicholas Allan) received $5,630 for Anxious Apprehension and Frontal Alpha EEG Asymmetry.

Samanta Margherio (graduate student, Psychology; mentor: Steven Evans) received $3,316 for Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of a Training Intervention.

Matthew Perlman (graduate student, Psychology; mentor: Timothy Anderson) received $3,800 for A New Paradigm for Psychotherapist Development:  Alliance-focused Training and Facilitative Interpersonal Skills. 

Gina Sacchetti (graduate student, Psychology; mentor: Brian Wymbs) received $5,700 for Predicting Risky Sexual Behaviors in College Students:  A Daily Diary Study.

Joel Wyatt (graduate student, Psychology; mentor: Christine Gidycz) received $3,953 for Examining Sexual Assault in Same-sex Situations:  A Comparison of Sexual Minority and Heterosexual College Students.


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