Psychology Students Present Research at Conference

Six Knox College psychology students traveled to Culver-Stockton College in Canton, Missouri to present their research at the 40th annual ILLOWA Undergraduate Research Conference on April 27. The students and the titles of the presentations are as follows:

Victoria Klimaj & Zachary Lawrence, (other co-authors include Joey Knutson, Liz King, & Danny Schaefer) – Does hormonal birth control disrupt the assessment of mate quality through kissing?

Abe Eastman – Testing a group motivational interviewing intervention to reduce alcohol consumption among college students.

Zachary Lawrence – Mentally walking through doorways causes forgetting: Exploring the location updating effect in mental imagery.

Brynne Downum & Amelia Goranson (other coauthors include Meagan Kapes, Mia Savard, & Katie Wrenn) – Is love blind? Gender differences in the relative importance of face and body in short-term versus long-term mating decisions.

Christopher Holland – The relationship between sexual fantasy and strategies of human mating: An exploratory study.

Amelia Goranson – Does self-monitoring predict interest in gossip?