Bu Chi successfully submitted his master’s thesis entitled “Defensive Confidence and Post-Message Attitude Certainty: The Role of Affect-Cognition Matching” in January 2018. Congratulations to Bu Chi on his Master of Social Sciences (Psychology) degree!
Norfaadhilah Abdul Halil Khan won a Student Research Award from the Singapore Psychological Society for Best Writing on her IRP research entitled “Value-Expressive Attitudes Predict Concerns for Processing Cognitive Information” in December 2017. Congratulations, Faadhilah!
A symposium was held on June 30th 2017, and lab members got together to present and discuss research on affect, cognition, attitudes and values in domains that include pro-environment behavior, intergroup relations, and close relationships.
While on sabbatical leave in AY16/17, Dr Michelle See was a visiting scholar at University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB). While at the two universities, she participated in various research activities (e.g., present her research), and established collaborations with Professor Linda Skitka (UIC), Dr Kimin Eom (UCSB), and Dr Janet Pauketat (UCSB). She enjoyed interacting with colleagues at UIC and UCSB, and, more generally, living in Chicago and Santa Barbara. She also visited other universities, including Purdue University, State University of New York at Buffalo, and Hendrix College, to give research talks.