Psych Activities

Psychology Club/Psi Chi 

NNU Psychology Club is now on Facebook.  

All psychology majors are invited to be part of the NNU Psychology Club.  For more information email Dr. Glena Andrews

Membership in Psi Chi is open to those who are making the study of psychology one of their major interests and who are students or faculty in an institution where a chapter is located.  If you are interested in more information on Psi Chi, check out their website - www.psichi.org

The NNU chapter was a recipient of the Psi Chi Model chapter for 2005.  NNU was one of 35 chapters out of over 1500 receiving this award. 

(Thank you to the Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory for donating chocolates for a fundraiser each month at the Boise Philharmonic Concert at the Brandt Center.  The proceeds go to psychology student scholarship. )

Free Psychology Resources

Brain Power

Learn about how the brain works in the department of Psychology.  Many different courses are offered to further your knowledge of Psychology and how your brain controls your life.

An EEG lab has been created in the Psychology lab in Wiley Learning Center. NNU Neuroscience/Neuropsychology students are involved in conducting electrophysiological research using EEG, ECG and GSR equipment.  Participants from age 18 to 75+ participate in different projects studying the changes to brain waves, heart beat and skin conductance while performing different cognitive tasks such as the Stroop effect. 

Research

Rachel Jacobsen had her research accepted for presentation at Western Psychological Association convention April 28, 2006, in Palms Springs, CA.  Rachel's research is entitled Perceptions of Traditional Relationship Roles Among College Students. 

Jes Snavely presented his research on "Transformation of Spiritual Formation:  A Quantitative Analysis" at the March 6, 2006, meeting for the Society for the Study of Psychology and Weslyan Tradition. 

Joshua Brendible, as a senior psychology student at NNU, was able to spend a month in Greece in 2009 to conduct research for the "Fairy Tale Test."   He   presented related results at the Western Psychological Assocation´┐Żs 90th Annual Convention in Cancun, Mexico. 

A second student, Ryan Mangum, was able to spend a month in Athens, Greece in 2010, working with Dr. Carina Coulagoglou in her lab and studying the "Fairy Tale Test."  Ryan worked on managing the US data in the processing of norming the test for the United States.

And eighteen students, faculty and friends traveled to Cancun, Mexico for Western Psychological Students.  Psychology students Stefie WilkesSarah ElwellJoshua Brendible, and Chelsey Jones presented their research at the convention.

Two students, Ryan Mangum and Skylar Hanna, presented their research at the International Neuropsychological Society (INS) annual meeting in Montreal, Quebec, Canada in February of 2012. 

NASP

If you enjoy working with children, you might want to consider joining the National Association for School Psychologists.  This is a growing organization for people who work within the school systems as psychologists.  For more information, contact Dr. Glena Andrews.

Fun Run/Walk 

Each year the NNU Psychology Club sponsors the Fun Run/Walk during the annual Homecoming Event to help raise money for scholarships.  Check out the Centennial 5K being planned as part of NNU's centennial celebration.