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Catawba Faculty and Students Attend Annual Meeting of Psychological Association

March 30, 2010

Category: Academics, Events, Faculty, Psychology, Students


Faculty and students of the Catawba College Psychology Department attended the annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association in Chattanooga, Tenn., March 10-13.

Students attending included Lauren Graham of Salisbury, N.C., Andrea Clabaugh of York, Pa., and Tiffany Sowers of Asheville, N.C.; faculty included Drs. Lyn Boulter and Sheila Brownlow.

All attendees presented their research, as follows:

Dr. Lyn Boulter, Hall Beck (of Appalachian State University), and Dr. Carla Eastis (assistant professor of sociology at Catawba) "Factors that affect commitment to a small, liberal arts college"

Lauren Graham, Andrea Clabaugh, Peter Glisson of Salisbury, N.C., and Dr. Sheila Brownlow "How subtle cues to victim ethnicity influence empathetic responses"

Tiffany Sowers, Paula Nobles of Hillsborough, N.C., Albina Bahic of Salisbury, N.C., and Dr. Sheila Brownlow "Can incentives improve men's verbal abilities under stereotype threat?"


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