University Relations

Symposium On The Effects Of Stress On Personal And Economic Health

April 2, 2014, 8:45 - 5:30, Mayo Auditorium

Keynote speaker:
Dr. Ann Masten, Insitute of Child Development
Irving B. Harris Professor of Child Psychology, Distinguished McKnight University Professor

"Resilience in Science and Action: Promoting success in homeless and highly mobile children"

Graduate student presentations will be structured as 25 minute talks with 5 minutes following for questions from the audience.


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(Free lunch for all who registered by Wednesday, March 26.)

Co-hosted by the COGS (Council of Graduate Students) and the Center for Cognitive Sciences.

Symposium Schedule of Events
9:00 Amy Hauck Epigenomics:,Bridging,Nutrition,and,Metabolic,Memory
9:30 Sooyeon Sung Harshness, Unpredictability, and Age of Menarche:
10:00 Craig Marquardt Processing of monetary gains and losses with troops deployed to wars in Iraq and Afghanistan
10:45 Jenalee Doom Perception of Maternal Care During Adolescence Predicts Cardiovascular Disease Risk in Adulthood
11:15 Xiaoyenan Xu The effect of stressful life events on cell phone dependence: the role of resilience
11:45 Tanya Bailey How PAWS has helped UMN graduate students
12:15 LUNCH PAWS (pet away worry and stress)
1:30 Dr. Ann Masten  Resilience in Science and Action: Promoting success in homeless and highly mobile children
2:45 Allison Farrell Buffering Avoidantly Attached Romantic Partners in Strain Test Situations
3:15 Gilbert Gonzales Economic Distress and Children’s Mental Health
3:45 James Cosper Controlling Artificial Color To Stimulate or Relax
4:15 Katie Osdoba Using food to reduce stress: Effects of choosing meal components and preparing a meal
4:45 Nicole Scott & Aimee Prasek CLOSING REMARKS & MEDITATION



Updated February 19, 2015