Psychology Faculty and Students Attend Conference Over Spring Break

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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