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PURCHASE COLLEGE STUDENTS AND FACULTY PRESENT RESEARCH AT ASSOCIATION FOR PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCE CONVENTION IN NEW YORK CITY, MAY 25-28

Date Released: 5/24/2006

Purchase College students and faculty members presented their research studies at the 18th Annual Association for Psychological Science Convention in New York City May 25-28.

Nearly a dozen Purchase students presented their work at poster sessions with other top scientists from around the country.

Topics included: “The Effects of Race, Skin Tone and Facial Features on Judgements of Guilt”; “Parents Out-of-School Care Decisions for Transitioning to Kindergarten”; “Baby Boys Are From Mars: Adults Apply Stereotyped Attributions to Infants”; and “Aggression Following Music Exposure is Influenced by Trait Aggression, Not Music Preference.”

The Association for Psychological Science is a national organization of leading psychological scientists, academics and clinical researchers.
Its 5,000 members are dedicated to the advancement of scientifically oriented psychological research and the improvement of human welfare.

Students who participated include:  Nina Gottlieb, New York, NY; Kisha Brown, White Plains, NY; Martin Fagin, Brooklyn, NY; Donald McCann, Mount Kisco, NY; Jennifer Tulley, East Meadow, NY; AnnMarie Pellerito, Yonkers, NY; Nayeli Calle, Mineola, NY; Kaori Germano, Carmel, NY; and Adam Rosen, New York, NY.