The 3 Minute Research Presentation (3MRP) Competition, hosted by the NAU Graduate College, provides an opportunity for NAU graduate students to present their scholarly and/or creative work to an audience in three minutes or less. Graduate student Chelsea Taylor earned third place in the competition with her presentation “In Search of a Relationship Between Dance and Spatial Reasoning.” Read more
Professor Steven Barger and three graduates of the Master of Arts in Psychological Sciences program, Timothy Broom, Michael Esposito, and Taylor Lane, had their manuscript” Is subjective well-being independently associated with mortality? A 14-year prospective cohort study in a representative sample of 25 139 US men and women published in BMJ Open,” a peer-reviewed, online open access journal. The primary study goal and analysis plan for this original research were preregistered at the Center for Open Science in December… Read more
Carlee Gilbert, a first-year student in the Master of Arts in Psychological Sciences program, departs this month for the Netherlands, where she will spend 20 weeks serving as a research assistant with the Psychology Scholarship and Teaching Exchange Program (PsychSTEP) program. PsychSTEP facilitates faculty and graduate student relationships between psychological… Read more
Michele Lee was selected by the Office of Minority Health (OMH) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to serve as a 2019 Health Equity Fellow for OMH’s health equity fellowship program, the Youth Health Equity Model of Practice (YHEMOP). By participating in this Model of Practice, Michele Lee will be supporting The University of Chicago/The Center for Asian Health Equity to complete several short-term projects. Michele will work on 1) the Cook County CARES project funded by… Read more
Jared received his BA in Psychology in 2013, and is finishing his Master of Arts in Psychological Sciences from Northern Arizona University this May, 2019. In fall 2019, he will be entering a doctoral program in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Portland State University, pursuing a degree in psychology. Although he has varying… Read more
Three psychological sciences projects were recently announced as recipients of 2019–2020 Hooper Undergraduate Research Awards.
Chandler Barteau, Brooke Cox, and Emma Stanley (Faculty Mentor: Nora Dunbar, Ph.D.)
The Importance of Safe-Spaces for LGBTQ+ Individuals.
Sarah Kline (Faculty Mentor: Chad Woodruff, Ph.D.)
Determining Factors of Beta Enhancement and Suppression.
Dakota Moore (Faculty Mentor: Larry Stevens, Ph.D.)
Cultural Meaningfulness as a Moderator of the Relationship between Compassion and the Experience of Suffering.