Final Results

Hello everyone!

I can’t believe this is my last blog post. These past couple weeks have been very productive and I feel like I am ending on a good foot. I have worked on data cleaning and coding – two processes which can be daunting but are very essential to the research process and getting the best results possible.

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Checking in

Hello!

I am shocked how fast time has flown by! The past week I have been just finalizing the Oddball task to get it ready to run participants in the fall. I will be running two versions of the task (A and B), and even though I have already coded the A version I needed to go through and randomize the B version so we can randomly assign participants to one version or another. This is to ensure test validity and to make sure we have the most accurate results possible.

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Grant Proposal

Hi everyone!

Taking a break from running participants, I have gotten the opportunity to get a look into the process of writing a proposal in order to achieve a research grant. We are in the process of getting a grant for a new study including a visual search task and a flanker task. There is a lot that goes into submitting a grant that I had no idea! Steps include things such as getting IRB approval, approval from both a department chair and research professor, budget information, and then finally a detailed project description.

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IAT Study

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I am checking in from the Social Cognition Lab in Tyler Hall. This past week or so has been a busy one for me.

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Oddball Task

Hello!

I hope everyone has been enjoying his or her summer. The first week or so of my research has been going very well! I met with my professors that will be overseeing my research and other fellow researchers who will be also working in the lab this summer.

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