Senior Projects

Senior Project Research Supervision

**indicates an empirical project

  • Elizabeth Fitzgerald (Spring 2018). Nothing tastes as good as starvation feels: Anorexia nervosa as a maladaptive mechanism of emotion regulation.

  • Aileen Lian (Spring 2018). “Boys will be Boys”: Examining the relationship between men’s conformity to masculine norms and perceptions of psychological abuse.**
    Winner of the 2018 Andrew Bernstein award for the best senior project in psychology at Bard College

  • Chanya Riddick (Spring 2018). The unwilling spectator: How secondary exposure to trauma through journalism effects emotional processing.**

  • Sydnie Sinclair (Spring 2018). Cream of the crop of the bottom of the barrel: An exploration of the variation in susceptibility to social influences present in genocides.

  • Eva Frishberg (Spring 2017). The impact of self-generated growth narrative on women’s persistence and effort on math tasks .** (
    Winner of the 2017 Andrew Bernstein award for the best senior project in psychology at Bard College

  • Sarah Genung (Spring 2017). Human chameleons: Are biracial individuals with integrated racial identities more prone to body dissatisfaction? (

  • Glenisha Givens (Spring 2017). Putting micro-aggressions under the microscope: Examining the effects of micro-aggressions on student engagement in the college classroom.** (

  • Maayan Eldar (Spring 2016). What’s your type?: Readability of fonts across native and non- native English speakers.** (

  • Zachary Goodman (Spring 2016). Contrasting substance abuse and mobile gaming addiction. (

  • Nicole Lang (Spring 2016). The influence of arousal on the perception of colors.** (

  • Veronika Mojzesova (Fall 2015). The difference in motor memory as a function of the characteristic movements of musical instruments. (

  • Michelle Lee. (Spring 2015). Eating disorders in Asian-American women: Self-esteem and fat phobia.** (