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Department of Psychology Colloquium Schedule 2014-15


Undergraduate Research Colloquium

3 - 5 p.m., Feb. 6, 2015
Wood Hall, Room 1001

Do you want to learn about the research being conducted in our Behavior Analysis, Clincial Psychology, and/or Industrial/Organizational Behavior Management programs? Do you want to get involved in a research project? Then this colloquium is for you!


Graduate Research Day

Feb. 13, 2015
Brown Hall, Room 2028

8:45 – 9 a.m.
Introduction by Department Chair
Dr. Stephanie Peterson

9 - 9:30 a.m.
Methcathinone Derivatives, Mephedrone and Methylenedioxypyrovalerone (MDPV), Enhance Behavioral Sensitization to Psychostimulants in Rodents
Michael Berquist, M.Melissa Peet, Haily Traxler, Alyssa Mahler, & Dr. Lisa Baker

9:35 – 10:05 a .m.
The Effects of Differential Schedule Density on Reemergence of a Previously Reinforced Response
Kathryn Kestner & Dr. Stephanie Peterson

10:10 - 10:40 a.m.
A Comparison of Wide vs Narrow Gateway, and Other Configurations, of In-Street Signs on Driver Yielding
Jonathan Hochmuth, Miles Bennett, and Dr. Ron Van Houten

10:40 – 10:50 a.m.
Break

10:55 - 11:25 a.m.
The Effects of Incentive Pay Systems with Tiered Goals on Performance
Dan Sundberg & Dr. Alyce Dickinson

11:30 – 12 p.m.
A Comparison Of Two Variations Of A Stimulus-Stimulus Pairing Procedure On Novel And Infrequent Vocalizations Of Children With Autism
Andrew Bulla & Dr. Jessica Frieder

12 - 2 p.m.
LUNCH

2 – 2:30 p.m.
Conducting Functional Behavior Assessments via Remote Technology
Denice Rios, Dr. Stephanie Peterson, & Yannick Schenk

2:35 – 3:05 p.m.
Not Your Mother’s Bath Salts: Evaluation of MDPV and Mephedrone in Rats Trained to Discriminate MDMA or an MDMA+Amphetamine Mixture
Eric Harvey, Amanda Quisenberry, Jennifer Walters, & Dr. Lisa Baker

3:10 – 3:40 p.m.
Increasing Physical Activity in Young Adult with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Kate LaLonde, Brian MacNeill, & Dr. Alan Poling

3:40 – 3:50 p.m.
Break

3:55 – 4:25 p.m.
Blue Babies
Edward Blackman & Dr. Heather McGee

4:30 – 5 p.m.
The Effects of the Symbol Sign and the Use of City Posts on the Efficacy of a Gateway Configuration of the In-Street Sign
Miles Bennett, Jon Hochmuth, & Dr. Ron Van Houten


Colloquium Sponsored by BAGSO

4 p.m., March 20, 2015
Location: TBD

Abstract: TBD


Interview Tips for Academic Careers

12 - 1:30 p.m., March 20, 2015
Location: TBD


Colloquium Sponsored by IOGSO

4 p.m., March 27, 2015
Location: TBD

Abstract: TBD


Getting Into Grad School

Bette Ludwig
Undergraduate Advisor
Department of Psychology
Western Michigan University

4 - 5 p.m., April 10, 2015
Location: TBD

Confused about what minor to pair with your major or what you can do with the major to begin with? Maybe you should double major or double/triple minor? Don't miss this presentation by the psychology advisor to answer those questions and more!


Ethics

Wayne Fuqua
Professor
Department of Psychology
Western Michigan University

4 p.m., April 10, 2015
Location: TBD

Abstract: TBD


Colloquium Sponsored by CPGSO

4 p.m., April 17, 2015
Location: TBD

Abstract: TBD


Department Award Celebration

3 - 5 p.m., April 24, 2015
Location: TBD

 

 

 

 

 

 



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