Annual Ontario Psychology Undergraduate Thesis Conference
Welcome to the 51st Annual Ontario Psychology Undergraduate Thesis Conference!
Thank you to everyone who participated in the 51st Annual Ontario Psychology Undergraduate Thesis Conference (AOPUTC) hosted by McMaster’s Department of Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour (PNB). We were glad we heard about the excellent undergraduate research that is happening in our community! Dr.Laurel Trainor, as this year’s Keynote Speaker, was exceptional! Her talk highlighted the pervasiveness of music in our lives and the importance of research on musical perception.
This year we had a poster competition, with over 200+ excellent posters showcased! It was a challenging endeavour to choose our top three winners as the excellence of the posters was outstanding.
The three winners of the poster competition, in no particular order, are:
Sophie Coelho (University of Toronto)
Association Between Adolescent Depression and Physiological Markers of Glucose Homeostasis
Anthony Nguyen (University of Guelph)
Sex Differences in the Morphology of Burst-firing and Regular-firing Neurons within Layer 5 of the Mouse Medial Prefrontal Cortex
Serena Tran (University of Waterloo)
Exploring the Effects of Speeded Video Lectures on Comprehension, Attention, and Learner Experience
Honourable mentions also in no particular order, are:
Tian Kuan (York University)
Experiences of Immigrant Families with Autistic Children
Nicole Bodnariuc (McMaster University)
The Impact of an Exercise Intervention in Trauma-Exposed Young Adults: Preliminary Findings from the First Cohort
Fatmah Jahim (York University)
Associations Between Orthorexia Nervosa, Self-Esteem, Thin-Ideal Internalization. & Attachment Style
Simrandeep Kalsi (McMaster University)
Does (In)Attentiveness Spread in Online Classrooms
We’re delighted that we saw the fantastic work of undergraduates in Psychology Departments all over the province, and a special thanks to all of the family, friends, colleagues, and faculty who came out to show their support for the most resilient group of undergraduates.