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Aya

MA Master of Arts candidate

Expertise
Anything in the realm of Psychology

Project ideas

Project ideas are meant to help inspire student thinking about their own project. Students are in the driver seat of their research and are free to use any or none of the ideas shared by their mentors.

What is the effect of noise distraction on test scores?

Essentially testing students' abilities to excel in a noisy enviornment. This will be done by designing a research experiment and completing a research project. In this project, you will design a research project that can be completed at home, gather data, and present that data as either a scientific poster or talk. You will learn about the scientific process, how to construct appropriate figures for your data, and how to communicate your results in a formal presentation.

Does color enhance memory?

Essentially testing to see if different colors elicit a different kind of memory response. This will be done by designing a research experiment and completing a research project. In this project, you will design a research project that can be completed at home, gather data, and present that data as either a scientific poster or talk. You will learn about the scientific process, how to construct appropriate figures for your data, and how to communicate your results in a formal presentation.

Writing a scientific review of a topic of your choice

In this project you will write a scientific review-style paper on a topic of your choice. This process will teach you how to find, access, and critically analyze existing scientific literature and how to assemble primary literature into a scientific review. You will gain skills in writing and editing, as well as an in-depth knowledge of your chosen research topic.

Writing a grant proposal

In this project, we will put together a grant proposal to ask for research funding on a topic of your choice.

Coding skills

R, CLAN

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