2010 Student Research Competitioin Finalists

CSUSM Student Research Competition
2010 Results

The CSU Statewide Competition was held on April 30 and May 1, 2010 at San Jose State University.

Colleen Heller - Dr. Keith Trujillo, faculty mentor
Psychology
The Effects of Environment and Dose on Ketamine Sensitization

Evelyn Mercado - Dr. Keith Trujillo, faculty mentor
Psychology
Adolescent Rats Show a Decreased Behavior Response to Morphine.

Michele Petracca - Dr. Nancy Caine, faculty mentor
Psychology
Perceptual Evidence of Referential Alarm Calls in Geoffrey's Marmosets (Callithrix Geoffroyi).

Ramona Gonzales - Dr. Thomas Spady, faculty mentor
Biological Sciences
Are American Black Bear, Ursus Americanus, Females Able to Conceive Again While Already Pregnant?

Paul Ray Clark - Dr. Deborah Kristan, faculty mentor
Biological Sciences
Interspecific Interactions Between Parasites: Tapeworm co-infection Alters Life-history and Distribution of the Nematode Heligmosomoides bakeri.

Prapanna Smith - Dr. Jennifer Jeffries, faculty mentor
Education
Psychosocial Learning Environments and the Mediating Effect of Personal Meaning upon Satisfaction with Education.

Daniel Roberson - Dr. Todd Astorino, faculty mentor
Kinesiology
The Effects of Varying Warm-up Durations on Peak Power Output and Fatigue.

Melinda Lopez - Dr. Stephen Tsui, faculty mentor
Physics
Mechanical Response of Carbon Nanotubes

Chela Willey - Dr. Russell Jackson, faculty mentor
Psychology
Horizontal Surfaces with Falling Costs.

David Vazquez - Dr. Russell Jackson, faculty mentor
Psychology
The Preference for Nearer of Otherwise Equivalent Navigational Goals.