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Psychology Faculty and Students Attend Conference Over Spring Break

Published Wed, March 14, 2018

Psychology faculty members Gwynn Morris and Cynthia Edwards traveled to the Southeastern Psychological Association Conference in Charleston over spring break with a group of six Meredith students. Morris presented her sabbatical research, "Making a Sad Song Better: A Cross-Sectional Analysis of the Use of Positive Reappraisal from 6 to 60". Cynthia Edwards, Alyson Mann, and Colleen McKeel presented an analysis of "Group Internalization of Teacher-Endorsed Egalitarian Social Norms among High-Achieving Adolescents," a project developed in collaboration with faculty and students attending Governor's School East. Students and recent graduates Danielle Todd, Colleen McKeel, Annie Morin, and Lindsey Kalish presented in the referred CEPO/Psi Chi undergraduate sessions, making them eligible for publication in the associated journal. Morin presented "It's Just Too Much: Members’ Use of Resources to Cope with Burnout Symptoms in Student Organizations"; Kalish presented "The Effects of Positive Reappraisal on the Reduction of Negative Emotions Following Perceived Academic Failure", and McKeel presented "Personality and Self-Efficacy as Predictors of Loneliness and Belongingness in Adolescents". 

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