Undergraduate Researcher Nicole Fisher presented a poster on Drawings as a Window into Children’s Representations of Insects. Great job, Nicole!
Undergraduate Researcher Kyler Stanley presented a poster on Measuring Connection to the Environment Through Drawing Analysis. Great job, Kyler!
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A new article on CNN by psychology professors, Wendy Williams and Stephen Ceci, boldly proclaims that gender bias in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) is a myth. Their research has been published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). Unfortunately, their work has a flawed methodological premise and their conclusions…
The terrible April 2015 earthquake in Kathmandu and resulting loss of life, property, and history is another tragic example of why everyone needs to learn more about the planet and the forces that can overpower human lives. Our school curriculum is woefully lacking in basic lessons on the Earth, human-Earth interactions, and critical thinking forContinue reading “Natural Disasters and the Importance of Geoscience Education”
Both the geosciences and the social & behavioral sciences took a hit in the latest research policy bill from the US House. Geocognition research sits smack in the middle of those two research areas – good thing I recently received word of funding on two small-ish grants. The bills take on how NSF peer reviewsContinue reading “Geosciences and Social & Behavioral Sciences Take a Hit in Funding Bill”
2015 MSU Fate of the Earth Symposium speaker, Sunshine Menezes: TIPPING THE SCALES TOWARD EFFECTIVE SCIENCE COMMUNICATION https://youtu.be/VEn3E6BNSGo
Alyssa took home top honors for her poster, DETERMINING AFFECT THROUGH THE PRESENTATION OF COMIC IMAGERY: INSTILLING EMOTIONS THROUGH EDUCATING ABOUT DISEASE, presented at Michigan State University’s 2015 University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum (UURAF).
Cassidy took home top honors for her poster, THE INCREASED COMPREHENSION OF SCIENTIFIC CONCEPTS WHEN EXPRESSED THROUGH AN INFOGRAPHIC, presented at Michigan State University’s 2015 University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum (UURAF).
Sydney presented her original research, THE USE OF COLOR IN COMICS TO ELICIT AN AFFECTIVE CHANGE ABOUT WATER POLLUTION, at Michigan State University’s 2015 University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum (UURAF).
Mackenzie presented her original research, USING AN INFOGRAPHIC ON TEENAGE INTERNET SHARING AND PRIVACY TO AFFECT THE EMOTIONAL AWARENESS OF PARTICIPANTS, at Michigan State University’s 2015 University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum (UURAF).