Every spring we're proud to showcase undergraduate research in a poster-fest attended by students and faculty alike. This year, we took that event virtual using online meeting rooms, and it was a great success! Here are some tweets and posters from our talented students, summing up their awesome projects!
Is polarization beneficial? We found that it actually leads to more effective representatives! —Mackenzie Smith
The Influence of the Electorate’s Political Diversity on the Legislative Effectiveness of House Representatives
Do biases emerge when providers treat emotionally evocative patients? We found that irritable patient behavior is a salient contributing factor to negative physician attitudes towards patients, which has implications for patient safety. —Isabella Levesque
Emotionally Evocative Patients Influence Physician Emotion, Engagement, and Judgements: Experimental Evidence
Have you ever visited the emergency department and wondered how different factors such as emotions or mental health could be impacting your care? Turns out patient’s emotional behaviors and mental health histories have an impact on emergency medicine nurses’ clinical reasoning decision-making. —Maria DelPico
The Influence of Patients’ Emotional Behaviors and Mental Health Histories on Emergency Medicine Nurses’ Clinical Reasoning and Decision-Making
Can a disability etiquette training impact explicit and implicit attitudes towards disability? It can with explicit bias, but not implicit bias. —Elodie Carel