Undergraduate research assistant, and honors student, Megh Kumar was recently awarded the Psychology Chair Minority-Underrepresented Research Grant to fund her honors thesis titled: The role of body image and self-esteem in breast cancer treatment decisions! Big congratulations Megh!
The InSPHIRe Lab will be well-represented this year at SPSP in Portland, Oregon! Below is a list presenter information:
A cross-cultural study of affect and engagement in physical activity. ~ First author: Ashley Murray; Co-authors: Yopina Pertiwi and Dr. Andrew Geers. Poster presentation at the SPSP main conference.
Arousal level of affective associations as predictors of intention to exercise. ~ First author: Kelly Clemens; Co-authors: Yopina Pertiwi, Ashley Murray, and Dr. Andrew Geers. Poster presentation at the Social Personality Health Network preconference.
Bias and accuracy in estimates of others’ health behaviors. ~ First author: Lizz Gallinari; Co-authors: Dr. Jason Rose, Olivia Aspiras, and Keith Edmonds. Poster presentation at the Social Personality Health Network preconference.
Comparative evaluations of substance use: Predicting perceptions of rehabilitation among criminal offenders in a community-based correctional facility. ~ First author: Olivia Aspiras; Co-author: Dr. Jason Rose. Poster presentation at the Social Personality Health Network preconference.
Novel group chat paradigm elicits negative mood and rejection-related cognitions. ~ First author: Keith Edmonds; Co-author: Dr. Jason Rose. Poster presentation at the SPSP main conference.
Parental emotional responsiveness and feelings of loneliness predict emotional eating in adolescents. ~ First author: Keith Edmonds; Co-author: Dr. Jason Rose. Poster presentation at the Social Personality Health preconference.
Physician social identity and the patient-physician relationship: Preliminary findings from two settings. ~ First author: Undergraduate student Brooke Adams; Co-authors: Yopina Pertiwi and Dr. Andrew Geers. Poster presentation at the Social Personality Health preconference.
Undergraduate lab member Eleanor Junkins (mentored by both Dr. Geers and Dr. Rose) received funding in the Fall 2018 Academic Year Research Program from the Office of Undergraduate Research. Her project is titled, “A novel, affective, and temporally framed approach to exercise intervention for college-aged women.”
Lab members Ashley Murray and Olivia Aspiras wrapped up the semester by successfully proposing their dissertations! Ashley’s dissertation is titled, “Vaccinate Don’t Procrastinate: Young Adults’ Affective Associations Toward the HPV Vaccination” and Olivia’s dissertation is titled, “Comparative Thought and Physical Activity: Using Social and Temporal Comparison to Change and Maintain Behaviors.”
Congratulations Ashley and Olivia!
Graduate and undergraduate students presented work from the InSPHIRe Lab at UM Dearborn October 2017!
The InSPHIRe lab is a joint effort between Drs. Jason Rose and Andrew Geers aiming to inform health research, behavior, and outcomes using social psychological principles. Some of the common themes in our research include the placebo effect, risk perception, patient choice, and social comparison. We are located at the University of Toledo in Toledo, Ohio, USA. For more information about the lab and our research, please see the links above. Also check out the UT Department of Psychology for other research and department news.