Convention Video 2011

Longitudinal Impacts of 3-D Spatial Training Among Gifted STEM Undergraduates

In case you missed it, the cameras were rolling at the APS 23rd Annual Convention in Washington, DC. Watch APSSC Award Winner David I. Miller from the University of California, Berkeley present his research on “Longitudinal Impacts of 3-D Spatial Training Among Gifted Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Undergraduates.” David More

Anger Primes, Task Difficulty, and Effort-Related Cardiac Reactivity

I’m Laure Freydefont from the University of Geneva, Switzerland, and I presented my research at the APS 23rd Annual Convention in Washington, DC. In French: This 2 (prime: anger vs. sadness) x 2 (task difficulty: easy vs. difficult) experiment found that anger primes moderate objective task difficulty’s effect on effort-related More

The Strain of Isolation: Cortisol Reactivity to Rejection and Affiliation After Stress

I’m Allison E. Gaffey from the University of Notre Dame and I presented my research at the APS 23rd Annual Convention in Washington, DC. Participants engaged in a computer social rejection task (Cyberball), a speech stressor, or a control task. Social rejection resulted in cortisol reactivity comparable to the standard More