Florida Tech Psychology Exposition Sessions Open to Community

MELBOURNE, FLA. — Community members are welcome to attend Florida Tech’s annual Department of Psychology symposium, Applying the Science of Psychology: A
Research Exposition, on Friday, March 16, from noon to 5 p.m. All presentations are free.
The event is in the Denius Student Center, second floor Hartley Room. Following a noon welcome, the sessions are:
12:10 p.m. “Buddy Comprehensive Healthcare Monitoring System: Help for Alzheimer’s Patient Caretakers” and “Sport-Related Concussion” by Frank Webbe,
12:30 p.m. “Behavioral Interventions to Increase Physical Activity in Adults” by Matt Normand, Ph.D.
12:50 p.m. “Individual Cognitive Deficits in Virtual Team Collaboration and their Implications for Computer Interface Design” by Susanne Bahr, Ph.D.
1:10 p.m. Poster Viewing Session
1:40 p.m. “A Tale of Two Tasks: Exploring Boundary Conditions on the Self-regulatory Resource Depletion Effect” by Patrick Converse, Ph.D.
2 p.m. “A Functional Analysis of Non-Vocal Verbal Behavior of a Young Child with Autism” by Erica Severtson
2:20 p.m. “Emotions and Personality: Do they Facilitate Positive or Negative Work/Life Balance?” by Kelly Jacobs & Kizzy Parks, M.S.
2:40 p.m. “The Role of Applicant Faking in Hiring Decisions Involving Multiple Predictors,” by Mitchell Peterson, M.S.
3 p.m.
Poster Viewing Session
3:30 p.m.
“The Effects of Frequency of Feedback on Accurate Spelling Responses,” by Jericho MacDonald
3:50 p.m.
“Predicting Emotional Display Rule Deviance” by Erin Richard, Ph.D.
4:10 p.m.
“PCIT (Parent-Child Interaction Therapy) vs. Traditional Community Group Treatment of Child Maltreatment and Familial Psychopathology: An Examination of
Racial Differences in African American and European American Families” by Donna Burrows
4:30 p.m. Poster Viewing Session
The Denius Student Center is located in the heart of campus, off Country Club Road. For more information, contact Erin Richard, Ph.D. at
(321) 674-8104, or at erichard@fit.edu. 
(Note: This news release was originally posted Feb. 28, 2007.)

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