Eight recent graduates from Elizabethtown College presented research at the 2021 Association for Psychological Science (APS) Virtual Convention on May 26-27.

The interactive two-day event featured keynote speeches from prominent psychological scientists, panel discussions, professional development opportunities for students, and a virtual poster showcase.

Virtual Photo-booth from 2021 APA Virtual Convention

Below is a list of students who represented Etown at the virtual convention as well as the title of their presentations:

Gretchen Wade ‘21Changing Ethnocultural Empathy in White Adults 
Kathryn A. Carter ‘21Menthol’s Impact on Environmental Cues When Used in Combination with Nicotine
Madison Meiser ‘21Effect of Juror Perceptions of the Insanity Defense and Mental Illness within the Criminal Justice System
Jennifer E. Mele ‘21Social Media Trends: Exposure to Body-Related Content May Impact Body Image 
Emily Lamison ‘21Learning Modality Impacts College Adjustment 
Lauren Kerr ‘21Methods of Analyzing Taste Preference Reveal Menthol’s Ability to Drive Nicotine Consumption
Elise Stendal ‘21The Effect of Teacher-Student Relationships on Academic Motivation and Success in Vulnerable College Students
Rachel Bickelman ‘21Filling in the Blanks: The Effects of Learning Location and Campus Involvement on Sense of Belonging