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CCU psychology, sociology students present papers

May 17, 2004

Five psychology majors and five sociology majors at Coastal Carolina University presented their research papers at the prestigious Carolinas Psychology Conference in Raleigh, N.C., recently. The conference was co-sponsored by North Carolina State University and Meredith College.

Students were required to submit abstracts of research papers for consideration prior to the conference.

The psychology students and their project topics were:

Kristen Hardin of Myrtle Beach Correlates of Codependency Stephanie Kirbach of Pawleys Island Anxiety and Working Memory as a Function of Stereotype Manipulation Meredith Putnam of Doylestown, Pa. Attitudes Toward Rape Victims and Acceptance of Rape Myths as a Function of Gender and Victimization Alyssa Recker of Myrtle Beach Credit Consciousness, Number of Credit Cards, and Age of College Students William Zeallor of Lincoln, Del. Greek Versus Non-Greek: A Comparison of Attitudes Toward Homosexuality The sociology majors presented their papers at the Carolina Undergraduate Social Science Symposium meeting at Newberry College. The symposium was sponsored by the South Carolina Sociological Association and the North Carolina Sociological Association. They included: Kathleen Gale of Myrtle Beach Demographic Transition Theory and the Impact of AIDS Janice E. Gause of Murrells Inlet Declining Population in Croatia Marquis Kirk of Laurens Brazil, A Country in Transition Duane Lyons of Myrtle Beach Migration Issues in Armenia Theresa Platt of Myrtle Beach Demographic Transition in Turkey