Presentation Title

Psychology Honors Program: the Undergraduate Research Process

Presentation Type

Panel Discussion

School

School of Sciences and Social Sciences

Discipline

Psychology

Mentor

Susan Menees

Abstract

This panel seeks to provide the audience with knowledge pertaining to the process of conducting human subject research through the Honors Psychology degree program. The Honors Psychology option gives students the opportunity to complete human subject research independently as undergraduates. Students interested in conducting human subject research will learn about the challenges of conducting original research, such as the process of selecting a research question, conducting background research, seeking approval from the research ethics board, and recruiting participants. Students will learn the broader effects of conducting human subject research, such as expanding knowledge in their respective fields. This panel will speak about the benefits of conducting individual research at the undergraduate level and ways in which it could benefit one’s future. The panel will be made up of 6 members of the Honors Psychology degree program.

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Psychology Honors Program: the Undergraduate Research Process

This panel seeks to provide the audience with knowledge pertaining to the process of conducting human subject research through the Honors Psychology degree program. The Honors Psychology option gives students the opportunity to complete human subject research independently as undergraduates. Students interested in conducting human subject research will learn about the challenges of conducting original research, such as the process of selecting a research question, conducting background research, seeking approval from the research ethics board, and recruiting participants. Students will learn the broader effects of conducting human subject research, such as expanding knowledge in their respective fields. This panel will speak about the benefits of conducting individual research at the undergraduate level and ways in which it could benefit one’s future. The panel will be made up of 6 members of the Honors Psychology degree program.