Sara O’Brien (psychology) was lead author on a paper accepted for publication in the journal Clinical Nursing Research, entitled “Using the EPDS to Identify Anxiety in Mothers of Infants on the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit”. Co-authors were investigators at the University of Iowa and the VA Puget Sound Health Care System.
Jim Mountjoy and Jennifer Templeton gave an invited research presentation entitled ‘In the Eye of the Beholder: Visual Mate Choice Lateralization in Songbirds’ in the Department of Radiology at the University of Washington. They were working with colleagues at UW, using PET/CT neuroimaging to identify brain regions required for mate choice in the avian brain.
Karen Kampwirth (political science) presented “Década de diversidad sexual: raices téoricos e históricos del movimiento en Nicaragua” (Decade of sexual diversity: theoretical and historical roots of the LGBT movement in Nicaragua) at the VI Congreso Centroamericano de Estudios Culturales, Universidad Centroamericana (UCA), Instituto de Historia de Nicaragua y Centroamérica (IHNCA-UCA), 11, 12 y 13 de julio de 2017.
Sara O’Brien (psychology) and Jeremy Schmidt ’17 had a paper published in the Psi Chi Journal of Psychological Research entitled “Not Just Right Experiences in Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders”. The paper was based on Schmidt’s McNair Scholars research project.
O’Brien also was a co-author on a paper published in the Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment entitled “Measures of Psychopathology Characterized by Dominance: Articulating their Structure and Relations with Personality and Other Psychopathology”. Co-authors were investigators at the University of Notre Dame, Washington University in St. Louis, and Saint Louis University.
Additionally, O’Brien was a co-author on a paper published in the Journal of Obstetric Gynecologic & Neonatal Nursing entitled “Anxiety Screening During Assessment of Emotional Distress in Mothers of Hospitalized Newborns”. Co-authors were investigators at the University of Iowa and the VA Puget Sound Health Care System.
Heather Hoffmann (psychology) did a poster presentation of her research entitled “The aroma of arousal: Potential evidence for olfactory sexual arousal contagion” at the annual meeting of the International Academy of Sex Research which this year took place at the end of July in Charleston, South Carolina.
Nancy Eberhardt (Anthropology & Sociology) conducted research near the Thai-Burma border and then presented her findings at the International Council on Thai Studies Conference (July 15-18). While there, she also attended the International Convention of Asian Scholars (July 20-23). Both conferences were held in Chiang Mai, Thailand.