Conference Presentations

Psychology majors and faculty frequently have the opportunity to present research at professional conferences. This year student researchers presented their research at California State University San Marcos.
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Conference Presentations (1990-Present)

Using curriculum mapping to facilitate course and program level curriculum alignment and to enhance program quality

Presenter: Luda Praslova (faculty).
Conference: European Psychology Learning and Teaching Conference
Year: 2012

Ensuring quality of education and curriculum across traditional and accelerated undergraduate Psychology programs

Presenters: Luda Praslova (faculty), Claudia Degelman (faculty), K.J. Hummel (faculty), Julie Howard (faculty), and Elizabeth Powell (faculty).
Conference: European Psychology Learning and Teaching Conference
Year: 2012

WASC as Educator: Using Empirical Research to Inform the Public and Policy

Presenter:Ludmila Praslova (faculty).
Conference:Western Association of Schools and Colleges Academic Resources Conference
Year: 2012

Application of Bronfenbenner’s Ecological Systems Model to Educational Policy and Leadership on National and Local Levels

Presenters: Ludmila Praslova (faculty), Julie Howard (faculty), K.J. Hummel (faculty), and Claudia Degelman (faculty).
Conference:10th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education
Year: 2012

Psychological Science and Hot Topics in Educational Debate

Presenters: Luda Praslova (faculty), Julie Howard (faculty), K.J. Hummel (faculty), and Claudia Degelman (faculty).
Conference: 23rd Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science
Year: 2011
Poster

In-Class Pretests May Help Subsequent Student Learning

Presenter: Luda Praslova (faculty)
Conference: 22nd Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science
Year: 2010

Before You Say the Word “Layoff”: Psychological Effects of Layoffs and Alternative Solutions

Presenters: Luda Praslova (faculty), Laurie Davis, Amalia Pearson, Rayanne Thorn, Diane Hopkins, & Dominique Castillo.
Conference: 21st Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science
Year: 2009
Abstract

Modeling Effects of Collective History on Cultural Worldviews in the Classroom

Presenters: Luda Praslova (faculty), Dominque Castillo, & Amalia Pearson.
Conference: 21st Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science/Teaching Institute
Year: 2009
Abstract

Liar … liar … brimstone and fire!

Presenters: Joel Johnson, Mariana Shenoda, Jennifer Tatum, and Noreen Dulin (faculty).
Conference: 14th Annual Psychology Research Fair at California State University, San Marcos
Year: 2008
Abstract

We are not only eating apples, we are typing on them too!

Presenters: Warren Basile, Brittany Brumett, Laurie Davis, Sheriece Grill, and Noreen Dulin (faculty).
Conference: 14th Annual Psychology Research Fair at California State University, San Marcos
Year: 2008
Abstract

Title: Cross-cultural and cultural psychology: Are there curricular differences?

Presenter: Ludmila Praslova (faculty).
Conference: III International Conference on the Teaching of Psychology
Year: 2008
Abstract

Using writing assignments and follow-up discussions in teaching cultural psychology.

Presenter: Ludmila Praslova (faculty) & T. Wood.
Conference: III International conference on the Teaching of Psychology
Year: 2008
Abstract

Coping with organizational injustice.

Presenter: Ludmila Praslova (faculty).
Conference: XIIIth European Congress of Work and Organizational Psychology
Year: 2007
Abstract

Predictors of stress and organizational commitment of higher education faculty.

Presenter: Ludmila Praslova (faculty), S. Tussing, N. Carlson, and D. Johnston.
Conference: XIIIth European Congress of Work and Organizational Psychology
Year: 2007
Abstract

Cultural change in Russia, 1985-2005.

Presenter: Ludmila Praslova (faculty) and T. Istochnikova.
Conference: 26th International Congress of Applied Psychology (Athens, Greece)
Year: 2006
abstract

Foucauldian discourse analysis as method of research on cultural dynamics.

Presenter: Ludmila Praslova (faculty).
Conference: XVIII International Congress of International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology (Spetses, Greece)
Year: 2006
abstract

Life satisfaction, stress and spiritual well-being in immigrant and non-immigrant Russian samples.

Presenter: Ludmila Praslova (faculty), S. Barsukov, and T. Istochnikova.
Conference: XVIII International Congress of International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology (Spetses, Greece)
Year: 2006
abstract

Quality of mental health interpreting.

Presenter: S. Barsukov, Ludmila Praslova (faculty), and M. Pearson.
Conference: 18th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Society (New York)
Year: 2006
abstract

Relationship satisfaction among college students.

Presenters: Elisabeth Cushman(class of 2007), Melissa Rickert, Samantha Saucedo (class of 2007), Carissa Scolinos (class of 2007), and Noreen Dulin (faculty).
Conference: 13th Annual Psychology Research Fair at California State University, San Marcos
Year: 2006
abstract

Freaking out from staying in.

Presenters: Katherine Davis (2006 graduate), William Deans (2006 graduate), Renee Moreno (2006 graduate), and Noreen Dulin (faculty).
Conference: 13th Annual Psychology Research Fair at California State University, San Marcos
Year: 2006
abstract

Correlates of ego development in adolescent group home residents.

Presenters: Claudia Aguilar (class of 2006), Stephanie Brazelton (2005 graduate), Katherine Clary (class of 2006), Courtney Gonzales (2005 graduate), Elena Sanchez (2005 graduate), and Noreen Dulin (faculty).
Conference: Thirty-Fourth Annual Western Psychology Conference for Undergraduate Research
Year: 2005
abstract

The relationship between depression and attitudinal and behavioral components of spirituality in a sample of students at a Christian university.

Presenters: Veronika Dvorak (2005 graduate), Soha Heidari (2005 graduate), Briana Kennedy (class of 2006), Kristin Lawrence (2005 graduate), Celeste Vega (2005 graduate), and Noreen Dulin (faculty).
Conference: Thirty-Fourth Annual Western Psychology Conference for Undergraduate Research
Year: 2005
abstract

Correlates between self-esteem and measures of religiosity in a Christian university sample.

Presenter: Jose Aguilar-Alcantar (2005 graduate) and Noreen Dulin (faculty).
Conference: Thirty-Fourth Annual Western Psychology Conference for Undergraduate Research
Year: 2005
abstract

Characteristics of group home adolescents as they relate to self-reported acts of perpetration.

Presenters: Alisa Bernal (2004 graduate), Angela Bridgford (2004 graduate), Denee Heinrichs (2005 graduate), and Camille Padilla (2005 graduate).
Conference: Thirty-Third Annual Western Psychology Conference for Undergraduate Research
Year: 2004
abstract

The relationship among academic self-handicapping, ego-control, and self-esteem in a sample of university college students.

Presenters: Jose Aguilar-Alcantar (2005 graduate), Jeremy Bautista (2004 graduate), Dawn Daugherty (2004 graduate), Veronika Dvorak (2005 graduate), Soha Heidari (2005 graduate), Amber Miller (2004 graduate), and Sarah Scott.
Conference: Thirty-Third Annual Western Psychology Conference for Undergraduate Research
Year: 2004
abstract

Correlates of the future goals of group home adolescents.

Presenters: Jason Burns, Meredith Munro (2004 graduate), Caleb Peck (2004 graduate), Christina Smith (2003 graduate), Jessica Thompson (class of 2006), and Noreen Dulin (faculty).
Conference: Thirty-Second Annual Western Psychology Conference for Undergraduate Research
Year: 2003
abstract

Student involvement at Vanguard University to assess educational effectiveness through syllabi analyses: Do syllabi reflect plans to satisfy institutional educational targets and goals?

Presenters: Shirley Albertson Owens (faculty), Ian J. Boys (2002 graduate), & Daniel B. Davis (2003 graduate).
Conference: 78th Annual Meeting of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities
Year: 2002
abstract

Effects of MK-801 on cerebrocortical neuronal injury in six inbred strains of mice.

Presenters: D. Collins, Bridgette Parsa (2001 graduate), A. Christensen, A. Schell, C. Miller, D. Nash, E. J. Bilsky, & Gayle Brosnan-Watters (faculty).
Conference: Society for Neuroscience
Year: 2000
abstract

Humor and well being as a function of age.

Presenters: L. K. Sampson (1999 graduate), K. N. Bowers (1999 graduate), & S. A. Albertson Owens (faculty)
Conference: Gerontological Society of Aging Conference
Year: 1999
abstract

Coping and life satisfaction in younger and older adults.

Presenters: D. P. Baca (1999 graduate), S. M. George (1999 graduate), & S. A. Albertson Owens (faculty)
Conference: Gerontological Society of Aging Conference
Year: 1999
abstract

Humor and spirituality as predictors of life satisfaction in younger and older adults.

Presenters: S. A. Albertson Owens (faculty), S. B. Eisner (2000 graduate), & B. K. Cox (2000 graduate)
Conference: Gerontological Society of Aging Conference
Year: 1999
abstract

Curanderismo and the DSM-IV: Diagnostic and Treatment Implications for the Mexican American Client

Presenter: Martin Harris (faculty)
Conference: Innovations in Chicano Psychology: Looking Toward the 21st Century
Year: 1998

New Directions in Ethnic Minority Research

Symposium Chair: Martin Harris (faculty)
Conference: 105th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association
Year: 1997

Aging: Spirituality, Stereotypical Thinking and Well-Being

Presenter: Shirley Albertson Owens (faculty), Joy Schoenleben (1997 graduate), and Tiffany Worthy (1997 graduate)
Conference: 50th Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America
Year: 1997

Aging: Creativity and Well-Being

Presenter: BlancaRosa Craig (1998 graduate), Alysia Roland (1997 graduate), and Shirley Albertson Owens (faculty)
Conference: 50th Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America
Year: 1997

Religiosity, Social Support, Coping, and Well-Being in Brain Injured Individuals

Presenter: Shirley Albertson Owens (faculty) and Jennifer L. Bridges (1997 graduate)
Conference: 9th Annual American Psychological Society Convention
Year: 1997

Attributions, Health, and Well-being

Presenter: Ross Andel (1996 graduate) and Shirley Albertson Owens (faculty)
Conference: 18th Annual Scientifc Conference for the Society of Behavioral Medicine
Year: 1997

The Application of the Variability of Practice Hypothesis in Alzheimer’s Patients

Presenter: Ross Andel (1996 graduate)
Conference: Western Psychology Conference for Undergraduate Research
Year: 1997

Aging: Spirituality, Stereotyping, and Well-being

Presenter: Joy Schoenleben (1997 graduate) and Tiffany Worthy (1997 graduate)
Conference: Western Psychology Conference for Undergraduate Research
Year: 1997

The Relationship Between Creativity and Well-Being in Younger and Older Adults

Presenter: BlancaRosa Craig (1998 graduate) and Alysia Roland (1997 graduate)
Conference: Western Psychology Conference for Undergraduate Research
Year: 1997

Effects of Intercessory Prayer on Occupational Task Performance

Presenter: Lynn M. Munson (1997 graduate)
Conference: Western Psychology Conference for Undergraduate Research
Year: 1997

The Reliability of the Picture Superiority Effect

Presenter: Shelley Romanoff (psychology student)
Conference: Western Psychology Conference for Undergraduate Research
Year: 1997

Preparing Your Hearts for College and Beyond

Presenter: Martin Harris (faculty)
Conference: SACNAS Annual Conference
Year: 1996

Health and Mental Health Issues of the Migrant Farmworkers

Presenter: Unzueta, M., Rodriguez, E., & Martin Harris (faculty)
Conference: Annual Conference of the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in the Sciences
Year: 1996

The relation between explanatory styles, religiosity, and health

Presenter: Ross Andel (1996 graduate)
Conference: Western Psychological Association Convention
Year: 1996

The relation between religiosity, personality, life satisfaction, and health in adulthood

Presenter: Michelle Arnold (1997 graduate) & Heather Gilmer (psychology student)
Conference: Western Psychological Association Convention
Year: 1996

The effect of religiosity on social support and life satisfaction of head injured patients

Presenter: Tricia Campagna (1996 graduate) & Carrie LaRue (1998 graduate)
Conference: Western Psychological Association Convention
Year: 1996

The relationship between sexuality, religiosity, and life satisfaction in the older adult

Presenter: Karen Carlson (1996 graduate) & Duane Dickinson (1996 graduate)
Conference: Western Psychological Association Convention
Year: 1996

Cross-Cultural Research: Implications for Providing Resources for Cross-Cultural Psychotherapists

Presenter: Martin Harris (faculty)
Conference: 10th Annual Conference of the American Psychological Society
Year: 1995

Obstacles to Disseminating Applied Psychological Science: A Clinical Survey of Resources for Cross-Cultural Therapists

Presenter: Harris, J., Martin Harris (faculty), & Harris-Canul, K.
Conference: 10th Annual Conference of the American Psychological Society
Year: 1995

Mexican and American Students Perceptions of Psychopathology-Mental Health Care Utilization Patterns

Presenter: Martin Harris (faculty)
Conference: Annual Conference of the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science
Year: 1995

Obstacles to Disseminating Applied Psychological Science: A Survey of Resources for Cross-Cultural Therapists

Presenter: Harris, J.N., Martin Harris (faculty), Harris-Canul, K.M., Kim, A.S., & Carrilo, E.
Conference: Annual Conference of the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science
Year: 1995

Mexican and American College Students’ Perceptions of Psychopathology: Mental Health Care Utilization Patterns

Presenter: Martin Harris (faculty)
Conference: Annual Conference of the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science
Year: 1994

Ethnicity, religiosity, health, and well being: A comparison of Hispanic and European American older adults

Presenter: Shirley Albertson Owens (faculty)
Conference: 47th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society Association
Year: 1994

Older widows’ perception of personal power and life satisfaction: An exploratory study

Presenter: Shirley Albertson Owens (faculty), Kristine Gleason (1995 graduate), & Tonya Deetz (1995 graduate)
Conference: Healthy People 2000: Delivering the Promise Conference
Year: 1994

Spiritual well-being, marital satisfaction, and life satisfaction

Presenter: Shirley Albertson Owens (faculty)
Conference: Healthy People 2000: Delivering the Promise Conference
Year: 1994

The Underutilization of Psychological Services by Mexican-Americans

Presenter: Martin Harris (faculty)
Conference: National Association of Chicano Studies Conference
Year: 1993

Aging: The relationship between decline in cognitive performance and health, and the use of social support and religiosity as coping mechanisms

Presenter: Shirley Albertson Owens (faculty), Mark Merrick (1993 graduate), & James Ward (1993 graduate)
Conference: Annual Meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion and Religious Research Association
Year: 1993

The relationship between cognitive impairment and religiosity

Presenter: Shirley Albertson Owens (faculty), Anita Berg (1992 graduate), & Renee Rhone (1992 graduate)
Conference: Annual Meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion and Religious Research Association
Year: 1993

The relationship between religion and optimism among older adults

Presenter: Shirley Albertson Owens (faculty), Jennifer McLeod-Winder (1992 graduate), & CynDee Ward (1992 graduate)
Conference: Annual Meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion and Religious Research Association
Year: 1993

Effects of group prayer on life satisfaction ratings as a function of age

Presenter: Shirley Albertson Owens (faculty), Stacey Aoto (1993 graduate), & Pamela Prouty (1993 graduate)
Conference: Annual Meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion and Religious Research Association
Year: 1993

Aging: The relationship between decline in cognitive performance and health, and the use of social support and religiosity as coping mechanisms

Presenter: Shirley Albertson Owens (faculty), Mark Merrick (1993 graduate), & James Ward (1993 graduate)
Conference: Christian Association of Psychology Research Conference
Year: 1993

The effects of religion as a coping mechanism on life satisfaction

Presenter: Stacey McLain (1992 graduate) & Shirley Albertson Owens (faculty)
Conference: 45th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society Association
Year: 1992

The effects of religiosity on attitudes toward death and various coping strategies

Presenter: Sarah Duell (1993 graduate), Heather Fitzgerald (1992 graduate), & Shirley Albertson Owens (faculty)
Conference: 45th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society Association
Year: 1992

How young and older adults keep track of the topic

Presenter: L.L. Light & Shirley (Albertson) Owens (faculty)
Conference: International Conference on Memory
Year: 1991

Direct and indirect tests of memory for modality in young and older adults

Presenter: L.L. Light & Shirley Albertson Owens (faculty)
Conference: Cognitive Aging Conference
Year: 1990