PhilaU Psychology Graduates to Present Research at APA Conference

Two recent PhilaU psychology graduates will present research conducted for their senior capstones to leading industry researchers, educators, clinicians and consultants at the 2014 American Psychological Association (APA) conference in Washington, D.C., Aug. 7 to 10.

Brianna Gentile ’13 will present her research, ‘Positive Effects of Daycare on Adult Cognitive Flexibility and Overall Psychological Adjustment,” to the association on Aug. 7.

Nicole Marcano ’13, currently a student in PhilaU’s M.S. in Community and Trauma Counseling Program, will present “Fantasy Proneness, Perceived Locus of Control and Their Association with Generalized Anxiety” on Aug. 9.

Their research was selected for presentation through a competitive, peer-reviewed application process. The APA is the world’s largest association of psychologists.

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