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Muskingum Students Attended and Presented at Midwestern Psychological Association (MPA) Meeting in Chicago

Muskingum University was well-represented by faculty and students at the 2016 Midwestern Psychological Association’s (MPA) annual meeting May 5 - 7, held in Chicago.

Katie Snider, Coshocton, presented a poster on You vs. Yourself: Personality as a Predictor of Self-Objectification. She is advised by Associate Professor of Psychology Dinah F. Meyer.

Aliyah Byron, Dayton, presented on The Link Between Sympathetic Nervous System Activation, Schizotypy, and Creativity. She is advised by Assistant Professor of Psychology Ana M.H. Kehrberg.

Other students attending were Mary Moody, Pleasant City; Eric Dowery, Cleveland; Robbie Hisey, Bellbrook; and Erin Fetters, Sardinia.

The purpose of the MPA annual meeting is to share research across all areas of psychology. The program featured invited talks from leading psychologists from across the nation. Also included were papers and posters addressing a wide range of topics; workshops on the teaching of psychology, research methods, and statistics; and discussion groups, roundtables, and social events where members shared ideas and interests.