Faculty Lecture Series

PSYCHology Graduate
Research Series

This series—hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences—features presentations and talks by students in the college’s M.S. in Experimental Psychology program and in NSU’s Center for Psychological Studies. All students are welcome to attend these talks.

Past Talks

To Fidget or Not to Fidget: The Effect of Movement on Cognition - AND - Moderators of the Relationship Between Affect and Working Memory: The Role of Alexithymia - Apr. 15, 2015

Embodied Cognition: Exploring the Importance of Gesture in Reading Comprehension - AND - How Attractive You Are Depends on Who is Standing Next to You: The Influence of Available Mates on Perceptions of Attractiveness - Feb. 18, 2015

Developing a Conceptual Model of Transition Readiness for Sickle Cell Disease - Jan. 28, 2015

Solving the Unsolvable: How Context Changes the Utility of Coping Strategies - Nov. 19, 2014

Aging with HIV: Neuropsychological Impact in the Older Latino(a) - Sept. 17, 2014

Fidget to Focus: The Benefits of Fidgeting - Apr. 16, 2014

Improving Your Psychological Well-Being - Jan. 15, 2014

Absolute Power Corrupts Absolutely: The Impact of Power Posing on Self-Control Depletion and A Comparison of Trial and Error Learning Versus Errorless Learning on a Visual Discrimination Task - Oct. 23, 2013

Coping-Strategy Utilization as a Moderator of Self-Efficacy on Treatment Outcome Among Problem Drinkers - Sept. 25, 2013

The Impact of Stress on Sustained Attention: Does Cortisol Actually Hurt Performance? and The Effects of Acute Stress on a Neurophysiological Measure of Emotion Processing - Feb. 13, 2013

Processing-Speed Variation as Assessed by the Trail-Making Task and Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scales - Jan. 9, 2013

Under Pressure: Examining Mechanisms Involved in Choking and Sleep-Gene Polymorphisms and Psychological Health: A Translational Approach - Nov. 14, 2012

Exploring Psychological Sense of Community in Members of Narcotics Anonymous - Oct. 10, 2012

When Competition Turns Costly: Exploring the Prevalence of Cooperative and Competitive Mating Strategies Among Female Friends and Speaking Two Languages Modifies Neural Inhibitory Control - Sept. 12, 2012

Divorce Mediation vs. Litigation and the Impact on Children - Apr. 19, 2012

Acute Stress Sensitizes the Brain - Mar. 15, 2012

Assessing Clinical Competency: The Simulated Patient Assessment and Research Collaboration - Feb. 16, 2012

Cortisol and Mind Wandering: Two Possible Mechanisms Behind Stress-Induced Working-Memory Impairments and Sleep, Anxiety, and Working Memory: Factors Involved in Choking Under Pressure - Jan. 19, 2012

When Is Girl-on-Girl Too Much? - Nov. 2, 2011

Can People Detect Deception via Thin-Slice Communications? - Oct. 5, 2011

The Impact of Psychological Stress on an Acute Stress Challenge: An Investigation into Biochemical, Social, and Personality Correlates - Sept. 7, 2011