Psychology Students Present Research To 2016 Arkansas Psychological Association Convention

MONTICELLO, AR — Three undergraduate psychology students from the University of Arkansas at Monticello presented a poster of their original research at the annual conference of the Arkansas Psychological Association (ArPA) held recently in Conway.

Students presenting research were Jayme Burris of Crosby, Tex., Janna Alvarez of Hampton, and Terry Jordan of Oak Grove, La. The student research team was led by Dr. Seungyeon Lee and Dr. Eric C. Prichard, assistant professors of psychology. The students are members of Psi Chi, the international honor society in psychology.

Burris, Alvarez, and Jordan presented a poster entitled “Differential Effects of Study Break Activities on Visual Learning,” which investigates the effects of computer gaming, listening to classical music, and rest on visual learning.

            Founded in 1949, the Arkansas Psychological Association (ArPA) is a statewide, non-for-profit, professional organization whose purpose is to advance psychology as a science, a profession, and a means of promoting human welfare in a challenging and changing world.             

            For more information, contact the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences at (870) 460-1047.



Pictured from left are (seated) Dr. Seungyeon Lee (standing) Dr. Eric Prichard, Jayme Burris, Janna Alvarez and Terry Jordan.


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