Marietta College students win Psychology Jeopardy again

psychology students posing after win

Marietta College’s Psychology Department claimed the Psychology Jeopardy championship for the sixth time in seven years at the Tri State Psychology Conference at West Liberty University in Wheeling, West Virginia.

The team of Daniel Carlsen ’18 (Vincent, Ohio), Megan Hendrich ’17 (Ravenna, Ohio), Brooklyn Howes ’17 (Albany, Ohio), Micayla Hupp ’17 (Lowell, Ohio), Brooke Stanley ’17 (Parkersburg, West Virginia) and Emily Toppin ’19 (Stow, Ohio) made up Marietta’s winning team.

Five students also presented research papers and posters at the conference.

Hendrich presented her honors thesis research, “Focused Attention Drives the Effect of Mindfulness on Implicit Learning,” as part of the oral presentations.

Poster presentations were conducted by Toppin (“You Can’t Reject Me: How Extraverts React to Ostracism”), Stanley (“Personality and Politics: The Impact of Dark Triad Traits and Need For Cognition on Implicit and Explicit Presidential Candidate Endorsements”), Hupp (“Serial Killers: Fact and Fiction”), and CJ Feipel ’17 (Fort Wayne, Indiana) and Carlsen (“What Do You Know About Criminal Behavior”).