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UNK Psychology Department Building Connections. Learning, Educating, and Collaborating through Scholarship. Prospective psychology majors should ask and receive answers to eight crucial questions during their campus visits.

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unk psychology department building connections

UNK Psychology DepartmentBuilding Connections

Learning, Educating, and Collaborating

through Scholarship

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Prospective psychology majors should ask and receive answers toeight crucial questionsduring their campus visits.
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Clinical Psychology
  • Community Psychology
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Human Factors
  • Aviation Psychology
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Teaching
  • Organizational Psychology
  • Gerontology
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Psychometrics
  • Experimental Psychology
  • Medicine
  • Law
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Cognitive Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Cross-cultural Psychology
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Banking
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Neuroscience
  • Animal Behavior
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Nursing
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Law enforcement
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What are some of the specific job skills that UNK Psychology Majors can acquire and include on their resumes?
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Express ideas effectively
  • Use information technology successfully
  • Work comfortably in collaborative settings
  • Demonstrate listening and helping skills
  • Operate from an ethical framework

Alicia O’Connell presents her and Adam Plautz’s paper at NPS/PERK 2002.

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Understand issues from a variety of perspectives
  • Think critically about complex issues
  • Gather and organize information from multiple sources
  • Perform and interpret descriptive and inferential statistics
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How does death anxiety affect risk taking?
  • Are personal space preferences related to the need for affiliation?
  • What are the effects of listening mode (focused attention vs. meditative) on the perception of music?
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What are the effects of Zen meditation on stress levels and mental awareness?
  • How do heavy metals damage the brain?
  • How does parental influence change across junior high and high school and what factors influence those changes?
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How do peer groups form and change during the junior high and high school years?
  • What are the differences in jealousy between men and women?
  • Why do people believe in the paranormal, especially during times of great personal stress?
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What factors increase an individual’s likelihood of making a false confession?
  • Are there any benefits to procrastinating on a task?
  • What are the benefits to team teaching?
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What are some of the titles of the 17 research papers published and presented last year by UNK Psychology Majors?
publications
Publications…

The relation between obsessive-compulsive traits, frontal lobe functioning, and visual recall. KELLI NELSON AND NOAH CLAYTON. (Kevin Byrd, faculty sponsor). Paper published in the Psi Chi Journal of Undergraduate Research,

Cross cultural clues?: Cultural syndromes as potential indicators for the “What is beautiful is good” stereotype. STEPHANIE LIAN ANDERSON. (Rick Miller, faculty sponsor). Paper published in the Undergraduate Research Journal,

A cross-cultural analysis of Fools Rush In.Tamina Eshleman. (Rick Miller, faculty sponsor). Paper published in the Journal of Psychological Inquiry,

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Presentations…

The effects of mortality salience on perceptions of health practices. ARIEL HUBER. (Faculty sponsors, Bill Wozniak & Rick Miller). Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association, Park City, UT.

College students hooking up: A look at attachment styles. JEFF LANGE, PAUL CHRISTENSEN, & STACY RUTAR. (Krista Forrest, faculty advisor). Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association, Park City, UT.

Associations between Myers Briggs Type Indicator and the Emotional Quotient Inventory. MARCY YOUNG. (Kevin Byrd, faculty sponsor). Paper presented at the Great Plains Psychology Students Conference, Emporia, KS.

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Effects of defendant social status and social support on juror verdicts. BRAD MUSIL, PAULA SIECZKOWSKI, & SARA WILSON. (Krista Forrest, faculty advisor) Paper presented at the Great Plains Psychology Students Conference, Emporia, KS. Awarded 1st. Place in the category of Undergraduate Empirical Research Posters.

The effects of parenting style on moral development. JESSICA REINSCH. (Bob Rycek, faculty sponsor). Paper presented at the Great Plains Psychology Students Conference, Emporia, KS. Awarded 2nd. Place in the category of Sex, Gender and Development.

The self concept clarity of sojourners with and without similar others. DANIEL DAVIS & JENNIFER WILLIAMS. (Rick Miller, faculty sponsor). Paper presented at the Great Plains Psychology Students Conference, Emporia, KS. Awarded 2nd. Place in the category of Multicultural psychology.

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The effects of organized and random groups on peer conformity. ANDREA MADSEN & JESSICA REINSCH. (Bob Rycek, faculty sponsor). Paper presented at the Great Plains Psychology Students Conference, Emporia, KS. Awarded 1st. Place in the category of Social Psychology.

The effects of mortality salience and value consistency on jurors judgments of defendants. JESSICA BAKER. (Theresa Wadkins, faculty sponsor). Paper presented at the Great Plains Psychology Students Conference, Emporia, KS. Awarded 2nd. Place in the category of Undergraduate Empirical Research Posters.

Multicultural identity: The effects of context on self-construals. STEPHANIE ANDERSON. (Faculty sponsor, Rick Miller). Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association, Park City, UT.

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General Psychology
  • Experimental Psychology
  • Behavioral Statistics
  • Psychometrics
  • Life Span Development
  • Psychopathology
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Environmental Psychology
  • Psychology and Law
  • Memory and Cognition
  • Theories of Personality
  • Psychopharmacology
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Motivation
  • Learning and Conditioning
  • Sensation and Perception
  • Industrial/Organizational Psychology
  • Physiological Psychology
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Social Psychology
  • Group Dynamics
  • The Psychology of Gender
  • Eastern Psychology
  • Humanistic Psychology
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Neuropsychology
  • Cross-cultural Psychology
  • Practicum in Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Death and Dying
  • Adolescent Psychology
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Adult Development and Aging
  • Biopsychology
  • Psychology of Religion
  • History and Systems of Psychology
  • Psychology and Criminal Behavior
where have unk psychology majors performed practica internships and service learning
Where have UNK Psychology Majors performed practica, internships, and service learning?
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Richard Young Hospital
  • South Central Counseling
  • YRTC
  • Kearney Public Schools
  • SAFE Center
  • Boys Town
  • “I Believe in Me” Ranch
  • Tye Law Firm
  • Boys and Girls Home
  • Health and Human Services
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Eight dedicated and experienced Faculty Advisors
  • Advising sessions for all majors twice a year
  • The UNK computerized advising system
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Accurate referrals to other campus resources
    • The Writing Center
    • The Career Center
    • Counseling and Psychological Services
psychology club and psi chi
Psychology Club and Psi Chi
  • The Psychology Club is an organization open to all UNK students with an interest in psychology.
  • Psi Chi is the National Honor Society in Psychology, which is open to all Psychology Majors and Minors who meet the appropriate grade-point-average criteria.
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The purpose of these organizations is to build community by connecting students with one another, faculty and staff, and with psychology-related activities and opportunities in
  • the the Psychology Department
  • the entire UNK campus, and
  • the community.
organizations
Organizations
  • Our Psychology Club and Psi Chi help students to collaborate, work toward shared goals, help others, and have a voice in the department

Bridget Abboud and Molly Burns receive Outstanding Service Awards from the department in 2002.

communications
Communications
  • The department keeps in touch with its students and alumni with an e-mail listserv, a newsletter, and an internet homepage.
celebrations the department sponsors a number of events to celebrate its community
CelebrationsThe department sponsors a number of events to celebrate its community:
  • a fall picnic
  • career day presentations
  • participation in the Nebraska Psych Society meetings
  • trip to Great Plains Psychology Students’ Conference
  • visits to graduate schools

Several students attend RMPA 2002 in Park City, Utah.

psych week
Psych Week
  • The rat race, hair dye, etc.
  • The Psi Chi induction ceremony

Wayne Briner…The

professor to “dye” for.

Student initiates, Spring 2002.

high school psychology fair
High School Psychology Fair

High school students enjoy computer simulations at Psy Day 2002.

UNK Psychology students await

the arrival of their guests.

Michala Klein and name here

can’t wait to demonstrate

the WUG test.

mentoring
Mentoring
  • Our faculty make a sincere effort to act as mentors to our students (e.g., 46% of all graduating seniors have presented their own research at a state or regional conference. The national average is 19%).
psy 300 seminar in psychology
Psy 300 Seminar in Psychology
  • This class provides psychology majors with the strategies and opportunities to become fully functioning members of our department.
humanitarian projects
Humanitarian Projects
  • The department has sponsored food drives and fund raisers for needy families.

Marty Markvicka awaits

donations at Wal-Mart

for the Safe Center, a

battered women’s shelter.

Students raise $150.00 for the Toy Bank, a local charity providing and adapting toys for children with disabilities

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Be sure to ask these crucial questions when you visit other schools. The answers you receive will enable you to choose the psychology department that will be the best fit for you.