UNH Psychology Students to Present Research

By Tracy Manforte
UNH News Bureau


DURHAM, N.H. -- The University of New Hampshire Department of Psychology presents its annual George M. Haslerud Undergraduate Research Conference Friday, May 5. The event is free and open to the public.

Students who have conducted research during the past academic year will give presentations on their projects in Conant Hall from 1 to 4 p.m. Topics include the effects of stress on impulsivity; the effects of occupation and belief on legal attitudes; knowledge of Parkinson's Disease support groups; the recovery process of sexual violence; and the influence of media, parents and peers on adolescents' sexual attitudes and behaviors.

There will be a total of 14 student presentations, which will last approximately 15 minutes each. The talks will be divided into two sessions, and refreshments will be available during a brief break.

The conference is part of the First Annual Undergraduate Research Conference at UNH May 5-7. This campus-wide event showcases student research and creative efforts in several sites, including exhibitions, performances, poster displays, presentations and competitions. It is free and open to the public.

For more information on the George M. Haslerud Research Conference, contact Robert Drugan, associate professor of psychology and chair of the Undergraduate Program Committee, at 862-4570.

April 14, 2000


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