Michigan Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference

Ferris State University will be hosting the 31st Annual Michigan Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference on April 14th from 8:30am to 2:00pm in Williams Auditorium. The conference will feature research by psychology students throughout Michigan and there will be a keynote address by Bryan Gibson, Ph.D. from Central Michigan University entitled “Media Effects: Can Watching TV or Playing Video Games Really Change How you Think and What you Do?”

Below are the research posters being presented by Honors Students (Honors students in bold):

Session 1: (STARR 129)

Trinka, M., Gibbons, C., Brown, J., Rios, L., Starling, D., Hettinger, C., & Billman, B., Ferris State University, “Perceptions of Police Use of Force Based on Race.”

Session 2: (STARR 136)

Richardson, K., Dexter, C., & Walley, M. Ferris State University, “Does Higher Education Really Override Family Influence on Political Attitudes?”

Poster Session: (Williams Lobby) 

Heikkila, B., Martines, S., Haynes, D., & Organek, G., Ferris State University, “Shared Sample Response Requirement Produce Functional Equivalency Between Samples.”

Walley, M., Dexter, C. & Richardson, K., Ferris State University, “Health Care Majors: People Helpers or Business People? Whose Politics & Values Do They Share?”

Session 7: (STARR 137)

Starling, D., Hettinger, C., Ostrander, I., Billman, B., Gibbons, C., Rios, L., & Trinka, M., Ferris State University, “Examining Veteran Students Perceptions of Campus Life.”

For more information, please contact muprc@ferris.edu or to see the full conference program, visit their website.