Amanda Scampini and Brandy Reynolds completed their senior theses, giving excellent presentations to the department and receiving super cool medals that we are all jealous of.
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Congratulations to Amanda! She was awarded first place in the Sigma Xi Student Research Showcase (Physiology & Immunology Undergraduate Division). Amanda heroically/skillfully filmed herself narrating a slideshow, and maintained a blog about her project where she answered judges' questions.
Her award-winning blog can be seen here: http://ascampini.tumblr.com/
Two papers on the use of vibration in learning experiments are now out!
Long, S.M., Leonard, A.S., Carey, A.*, and Jakob, E.M. 2015. Vibration as an effective stimulus for aversive conditioning in jumping spiders. Journal of Arachnology 43:111-114.
Muth, F., Scampini, A.V.*, and Leonard, A.S. 2015. The effect of acute stress on learning and memory in the bumble bee. Learning and Motivation.
Jake Brannam and Amanda Scampini represented us-- and, excitingly, Amanda won first place!
Congrats to Sigma Xi grant-in-aid of research and I.N.B.R.E summer fellowship recipient Amanda Scampini!