Xavier University’s department of psychology was well represented at the Ohio Psychological Association Convention in Columbus on November 12. Nineteen current undergraduate students, 5 graduate students and one alumna of the department presented.
“Impact of attractiveness and team affiliation on first impressions “ Alumna Elizabeth Fichtel (Mendota Heights, MN 55118), grad student Amy Karbasi (Cincinnati 45211), seniors Gerald McDonnell (Pembroke, MA 02359) and Elyse Krause (Cincinnati 45218), and associate professor Christian End
“Validation of a perceived team identification measure” Alumna Elizabeth Fichtel (55118), seniors Gerald McDonnell (02359), Krysten Knecht (Dellwood, MN 55110), Kate Saunders (Old Saybrook, CT 06475), and Elyse Krause (45218), and associate professor Christian End
“Depression and rejection: Investigating whether depressed individuals are rejected in volunteer selection situations” Graduate student Lauren James (Cincinnati 45227) and associate professor Christian End
“Procreation: How others perceive those who cannot or will not “ Alumna Michele Maegly (Park Hills, KY 41011), associate professor Christian End, and senior Krysten Knecht (55110)
“Do fans recover from a defeat after three months: The impact of a standardized sport memory on mood, competencies, and performance “ Seniors Gerald McDonnell (02359), Elyse Krause (45218), Carolyn Mack (Mechanicsville, VA 23116) and associate professor Christian End
“The intrapersonal consequences of identifying with a sports team “ Seniors Kate Saunders (06475), Krysten Knecht (55110), Elyse Krause (45218), Carolyn Mack (23116), Eric Wilmot (West Chester, OH 45069), Emily Crowe (Newport, KY 41071), and associate professor Christian End
“Examining the influence of realistic job preview on job acceptance and voluntary turnover “ Senior Lauren Hurley (Huntington, WV 25705)
“A cross-cultural investigation of social contagion: Do people in ndividualistic and collectivistic nations differ in their susceptibility to contagion? “ Alumnus and current grad student David Kelly (Cincinnati 45206)
“Correlates of parental stress in parents of children with autism “ Grad student Susan Kissel (Cincinnati 45236), professor Mike Nelson, & junior David Bentz (Louisville, KY 40223)
“Psychological issues facing homeless children “ Grad student Will Leever (Norwood, OH 45212) and professor Janet Schultz.