May 7, 2007
Six students from Morningside College presented research projects during the 79th annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association (MPA) held May 3-5, in Chicago, Ill.
Three meetings are held in conjuction with the MPA’s annual meeting and include the American Psychological Association’s Society for Community Research and Action, the Council of Teachers of Undergraduate Psychology, and Psi Chi, the national honorary society for undergraduates in psychology.
Amanda Fangmeier, a senior from Hebron, Neb., presented the poster project “An Examination of Bullying in Adolescence,” during the “Clinical Developmental” session of the MPA.
Jennifer A. Ball, a senior from Sergeant Bluff, Iowa, and Jaclyn Buttermore, a senior from South Sioux City, Neb., presented “Sex, Love, and Gender Roles: The Role of Gender Ideology in Close Relationships” during the Psi Chi portion of the conference.
A. Joelle Stout, a senior from Sioux City, presented “The Influence of Video Game Playing on Gender Roles and Hypermasculinity” and “Manly Men? An Examination of Hypermasculinity and Homophobia” during the Psi Chi portion of the conference.
Seniors Nicole Kranz from Columbus, Neb., and Brandilynn Shipler from Algona, Iowa, presented “What’s your Gender Baby? The Influence of Femininity, Masculinity, and Hypermasculinity on Close Relationships” during the Psi Chi portion of the conference. The project was one of only 20 student research projects to receive a Psi Chi regional research award this year.