Psychology Student and Faculty Present to MPA

Back to News and Events Home Page

Psychology Student and Faculty Present to Midwestern Psychological Association

Published: May 16, 2022.

Senior Psychology student Aubree Smith presented “Fact or Fad: Investigating the Effect of Cognitive Load on the Effectiveness of Fidget Toys" on April 22 at the Midwestern Psychological Association Conference in Chicago. It was presented during the International Honor Society in Psychology Poster Session. Dr. Philip Blankenship, assistant professor of psychology, served as her faculty sponsor.

Blankenship also presented " Humans exhibit differences in route efficiency when navigating environmental space" along with Jenna Osterlund Oltmanns, Northern Illinois University; Ashley Blackwell, Northern Illinois University; Ericka Schaeffer, Northern Illinois University; Thomas Pingel, Virginia Tech; and Douglas Wallace, Northern Illinois University.

The current study evaluated movement organization in humans across two midwestern campuses. The results demonstrate that humans spontaneously produce a more efficient homeward path when navigating environmental space. 

Lewis University is an innovative and forward-thinking Catholic university offering market-relevant undergraduate and graduate programs to 6,200 students. Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis University is nationally recognized for preparing intellectually engaged, ethically grounded, globally connected and socially responsible graduates. Visit www.lewisu.edu for further information.



Related Links
Psychology   

Social Media

Share article on the following:

Follow Lewis University:


Leave a Comment

Comments submitted to www.Lewisu.edu are posted to the News and Events article with name that is submitted. Lewis University reserves the right to delete comments. Offensive language, personal attacks or irrelevant comments may be deleted/and or not posted. Comments will not appear immediately. Thank you for your patience.

Name:


Email:


Security Password (Please type the word ):


Comments:


To News & Events