Psychology Award Winners 2012 2017-12-03T15:25:58+00:00

36th Annual Science Atlantic Undergraduate Psychology Conference

May 8-9, 2012 Acadia University, Wolfville, NS

Download the Undergraduate Psychology Conference 2012 Program (.pdf) for abstracts of presentations.


Karen Nicholson Award (Award Description)


Diane Ross
St. Francis Xavier University
Cannabinoid Treatment of Ischemic Brain Injury: Extent of Tissue Damage and Behavioural Impairments


NSERC Representatives’ Undergraduate Student Award (Award Description)

Best Oral Presentation


Aleka MacLellan
Mt. Allison University
Promoting Positve Body Image Through Self-Compassion


Emily Tredger
Dalhousie University
Are Intentionally Forgotten Memories More Susceptible to the Misinformation Effect?

Best Poster Presentation


Brittany Jensen
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Acute Inhibition of mTOR Kinase via Systemic Rapamycin Blocks Weight Gain and Food Intake in Rats Under Normal Dietary Conditions


Amanda Cranford
Memorial University of Newfoundland
The Effect of Repeated Exposure to Palatable Food: The Development of Food Preference in the Lateral Hypothalamus

Science Atlantic Undergraduate Science Communication Award (Award Description)

Best Oral Presentation


Sarah Leger
Mt. Allison University
Self-Reports and Biomarkers of Smoking: Do They Tell the Same Story?


Chrissy Macaulay
St. Francis Xavier University
A Test of Mindfullness Meditation Versus Hatha Yoga for Reducing Anxiety Sensitivity

Best Poster Presentation


Erin Sheppard
St. Mary’s University
Examining Coping as a Moderator of the Relationship Between Customer Mistreatment and Employee Well Being