2019 Creative Collaborations

The 29th Annual Creative Collaborations Undergraduate Research Conference

Students in the Psychological Sciences Department participated in the 29th Annual Creative Collaborations Undergraduate Research Conference. From researching the effects of sleep deprivation on neural circuits to analyzing the current communication strategies for Alzheimer's disease and dementia, students and research mentors sought to enhance their understanding of Psychology and Behavioral Neuroscience.

2019 Undergraduate Research Conference Abstract Book

  • The U.S.-Mexico Soccer Rivalry: Where Is the American Home Field Advantage?
  • Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs): Mechanism for Treatment of Depression and Relationship with Suicide Risk
  • A Comparison of Child vs. Mother Influences on Maternal Responses to Toddler Negativity
  • Maternal Structuring and Toddler Learning During Didactic Interactions
  • Behavioral Characterization of a Rat Model of Alzheimer's Disease
  • How Diet Choice and Weight Affects Person Perception
  • Measuring Imitation in Parent-Child Interaction Therapy
  • Time in the Hippocampus: A Novel Approach to Examining the Function of Time in Cells
  • Effects of Full and Partial Hippocampal Lesions in Rats on the Traveling Salesman Problem
  • The Gift of Sexuality: Promoting Healthy Sexuality in Christian Higher Education
  • Internship at the California Innocence Project
  • NHL Fighting: Do Fans’ Online Ratings Reflect Their Favoritism or Are They Objective?
  • Whom Should We Hire?: Do American Applicants Who Are Not Fans of the U.S. National Team Get Hindered?
  • Overcoming Stereotypes: Perceptions of Single Parents Attending College
  • The Human Gut Microbiome and Obesity
  • Object-Based Discriminations Based on Elapsed Time in Rats
  • Effects of Sleep Deprivation on Neural Circuits Underlying Decision-Making
  • Aging in San Diego: A Content Analysis of the Current Communication Strategies for Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia
  • The Relationship Between Self-Concept and Self-Handicapping Behaviors Among Ethnic Minority College Students
  • USD Military-Connected Students' College Experience
  • Reproductive Fitness of Long and Short Sleeping Drosophila melanogaster
  • How to Be a Community Advocate and a Scientist