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  IPA Fall 2021 Virtual Conference
Abstract Competition & Presentation Session

Indiana Psychological Association (IPA) invites psychology students at all levels of training to submit their research for the Student Abstract Competition and Digital Presentation Session to be held during the virtual IPA Fall Conference on November 18 & 19, 2021. The student poster session will be held on Thursday, November 18th from 11:40 a.m. to 1:10 p.m. via Zoom.

Any currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate student, or doctoral intern may compete in the abstract competition. Submissions may describe empirical research or integrated literature reviews on a topic from any area in psychology. 

Since the conference will be virtual, students whose abstracts are selected will submit digital poster presentation documentation in addition to the submitted abstract including:

1.    a digital presentation slide set (.ppt or .pdf version)
2.    a 3-to-5-minute video of their work. Students will be expected to be available virtually for interacting during their presentation to Conference attendees. We have included a helpful document which walks student poster presenters through three potential platforms for video recording here.
3.    a recent headshot

The top three abstract submissions will be recognized during the conference. The submitting students for these abstracts will receive a monetary award ranging from $100 to $150. If a student is first author on more than one submission, that author may win only one position among the top three abstracts selected. See examples of 2020 student submissions in the IPA Fall 2020 Virtual Conference Poster Session & Competition section on this webpage.

There will also be an additional award for the abstract determined to make the strongest contribution to literature for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. A single abstract may be recognized among the top three AND win the Diversity award. In accordance with IPA policy, diversity research is defined as any project investigating groups who have historically been marginalized (e.g., racial/ethnic minorities, sexual minorities, religious minorities, individuals with disabilities, etc.) or studies that focus on the concept of diversity itself (e.g., in the context of development, clinical work, training, supervision, etc.) or involving gender-based research.

All awards are based on the content and quality of the abstract. Requirements for abstract submissions are stated below. To receive an award, winners must be registered for the conference and actively participate in the various student related activities. Presentations can be accepted for participation in the virtual conference if data analysis is not complete by the submission deadline below, but the abstracts for such posters are not eligible for the abstract competition.

Students may submit work that has been presented elsewhere within the 12 months since last year's IPA Fall Conference date (that is, since November 2020). If students plan to list this as a separate item on a vita, they should modify the work to emphasize a different aspect of the project than the original presentation. Consistent with the APA Ethics Code, students must be primary contributors and hold substantive responsibility for the data, concepts, and interpretation of results for work they submit. 

The conference agenda will be relevant to all psychology students. IPA is pleased to allow students to attend the conference at no charge! While students are not required to be an IPA member to participate in the competition, membership is encouraged. Under the Academic Membership option, students may join IPA at no charge, if a faculty member from their institution is an IPA member and advises IPA they are sponsoring the student. If no faculty member in a student's school holds an institutional membership, students should try to identify a potential academic sponsor. If a student is unable to identify an academic sponsor, the IPA administrative team is committed to finding an academic sponsor. For assistance with membership options, please contact IPA Executive Director, Dick Rhoad (execdirector@indianapsychology.org)

Approved contestants should register for the 2021 IPA Fall Conference and plan to attend the student poster session which will be held on Thursday, November 18th from 11:40 a.m. to 1:10 p.m. via Zoom. IPA Student Members should choose the registration package “IPA Student Members.” Student Poster Presenters who are not yet IPA members should register as a "Non IPA Member," then use the Discount Code shared with you via the Abstract Submission confirmation (or contact admin@indianapsychology.org) to attend at $0 charge.


KEY DATES
Abstract submissions should be submitted online by Oct. 16th, 2021 at:   
https://mms.indianapsychology.org/members/form.php?orgcode=INPA&fid=5161407 

A maximum of two submissions per student will be accepted. Accepted submitters will be notified shortly after submission and will receive presentation video instructions. 

Documentation for Poster Session (slide set, video, headshot) should be submitted via email to admin@indianapsychology.org by Oct. 28, 2021.


REQUIREMENTS FOR ABSTRACTS
Identifying data: 

Authors
First name, middle initial, and last name of lead author and all co-authors. If there are more than three authors or if the submitting student is not first author, provide a brief statement describing the submitting student's specific contributions to the content, data, and interpretation of this study.
 
Institution      
Name of the lead student author's primary academic affiliation and the academic or institutional affiliation of each co-author.

Year in Program
Student author's year in her/his/their program including level of program (undergraduate, master's, doctoral).

Contact Information  
Student author's mailing address, telephone number, and email address.

Title of Abstract

Abstract Content:
The body of the abstract must list the title at the top of the first page and contain the sections defined below. The maximum length of the abstract text is 500 words not including citations. We encourage submission of abstracts that fully address the items contained in the guidelines below. An abstract that is substantially shorter than 500 words is less likely to address the required items. The abstract may contain no more than one table, figure, or graph, which must be emailed separately as instructed on the submission form. Abstracts longer than the maximum word count will not be reviewed. 

Required sections for each of the two types of submissions follows:

Empirical Submissions
Introduction: Describe the context or problem being addressed, including ties to relevant theory and/or research and the project objectives and associated hypotheses
Method: Describe participants/subjects, measures (including apparatus and materials), design, and procedures
Results: Summarize pertinent results related to project goal/hypotheses  
Discussion: State conclusions and your recommendations or implications for future research and applied psychology

Integrated Literature Review Submissions
Introduction: Describe the context or problem being addressed, including ties to relevant theory and/or research and the expected contribution of the project  
Method: Describe search procedure, inclusion/exclusion criteria, and analytic method for reviewing articles
Summary of Literature: Summarize pertinent literature including meaningful comparisons across the selected literature
Discussion: State conclusions and your recommendations or implications for future research and applied psychology

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON ABSTRACT CONTENT
Contact: Elizabeth Akey, PhD, Poster Session Chair:   eakey@purdue.edu

 


 


IPA Fall 2020 Virtual Conference
Poster Session & Competition

 

The 2020 Abstract and Poster Competition included 17 extensive and well presented submissions. Winners were announced at the 2020 IPA Fall Conference on Thursday, November 19th, 2020. We have compiled all abstracts submitted so everyone can see the hard work extended by the student participants. We are sharing the abstracts, video poster presentations, and poster presentations below so all may enjoy. Congratulations and thank you for your submissions!

1st Place Winner & Diversity Winner

Risk and Protection: Examining the Impact of Racism, Ethnic Identity, Gender and Race on Psychological Distress Among Ethnic/Racial Minority Young Adults

Kanila Brown, Ball State University, klbrown9@bsu.edu
Tamika Zapolski, PhD, Indiana University Purdue University – Indianapolis
Video Poster Presentation
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 2nd Place Winner

Development and Initial Validation of the Racial Battle Fatigue Impact Scale

Nelson O. O. Zounlome, Indiana University, nzounlom@indiana.edu
Blair A. Baker, Indiana University
Dr. Kerrie G. Wilkins-Yel, University of Massachusetts-Boston
Video Poster Presentation
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3rd Place Winner

Mindfulness for Tobacco Cessation

Rosemary Hale, University of Indianapolis, haler@uindy.edu
Video Poster Presentation
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Growth Mindsets and Peace-Supporting Dispositions

Kate Tarvestad, University of Louisville, kate.tarvestad@louisville.edu
Aolanni M. Mitchell, University of Notre Dame
Christian Llantero, University of Notre Dame
Riana M. Tarabocchia, University of Notre Dame
Jessica L. Reeg, University of Notre Dame
Mary Tarsha, University of Notre Dame
Joel M. Devonshire, University of Notre Dame
Darcia Narvaez, Ph.D., University of Notre Dame
Video Poster Presentation
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Associations Among Childhood Basic Needs Fulfillment, Evolved Developmental Niche Provision, and Adult Relational Outcomes

Riana M. Tarabocchia, University of Notre Dame, rtaraboc@nd.edu
Aolanni M. Mitchell, University of Notre Dame
Christian Llantero, University of Notre Dame
Jessica L. Reeg, University of Notre Dame
Kate Tarvestad, University of Louisville
Mary Tarsha, University of Notre Dame
Joel M. Devonshire, University of Notre Dame
Darcia Narvaez, PhD, University of Notre Dame
Video Poster Presentation
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Do Alzheimer’s Disease Participants taking Cholesterol Medication perform better on Neurological Testing than those not taking Cholesterol Medication?

Gabby Sblendorio, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, gsblendo@iu.edu
Video Poster Presentation
 
 

Examining Promotive and Protective Effects of Ethnic Identity on Alcohol and Cannabis Use

Venessannah A. Itugbu, Ball State University, vitugbu@bsu.edu
Tamika C. Zapolski, Indiana University- Purdue University Indianapolis
Video Poster Presentation
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The Correlation between Parental Substance Use and Their Offspring's Behavioral Misconduct

Ravon Pittman, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, ravon.pittman@gmail.com
C. Emily Durbin, PhD, Michigan State University
Video Poster Presentation
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The Moderating Effect of Peer Support and Mentoring on Science Identity and Sense of Belongingness among Asian American STEM Undergraduate Students

Denny Putra, Purdue University, dputra@purdue.edu
Seoyoung Lim, Purdue University
Eric Deemer, Ph. D.
Video Poster Presentation
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An Experimental Study on the Effects of Pro-Anorexia Content on Eating Disorder Development

Skyler Mitchell, Spalding University, sgreen03@spalding.edu
Frederick Grieve, Ph.D., Western Kentucky University
Thomas Gross, Ph.D., Western Kentucky University
Andrea Jenkins, Ph.D., Western Kentucky University
Video Poster Presentation
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The Association between Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Skill Acquisition and Emotion-Based Personality Traits
Claudia A Byer-Tyre, Indiana University- Purdue University Indianapolis, cbyertyr@iu.edu
Tamika C Zapolski, Indiana University- Purdue University Indianapolis
Video Poster Presentation
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Bibliotherapy for Anxious Female Offenders

Joseph C. Korevec, Indiana State University, jkorevec@sycamores.indstate.edu
Nicole M. Teske, Indiana State University
Jennifer Schriver, Ph.D., Indiana State University
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The Effect of Parent-Child Discrepancy in Educational Expectations on Adolescents’ Academic Self-Efficacy, Motivation, and Performance

Chunyu Xu, Purdue University, xu1333@purdue.edu
Video Poster Presentation
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Effects of Safety on Anxiety and Recovery

Caitlin McGettrick, Manchester University, crmcgettrick2022@manchester.edu
Sydney Newton, Manchester University
Video Poster Presentation
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Recovery as a Predictor of Depression and Anxiety in College Students

Brittany Miller, Manchester University, BLMiller2021@manchester.edu
Video Poster Presentation
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Adverse Life Events and Perceptions of Justice: Literature Review and Future Directions

Emily P. Ehrlich, University of Indianapolis, ehrliche@uindy.edu
Kendra J. Thomas, University of Indianapolis
Video Poster Presentation
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The Relationship Between Racial Ideology, Just World Belief and System Justification in African Americans

Sydney K. Johnson, University of Indianapolis, sykjohnson@uindy.edu
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