CSSF Category Awards: 2014
Behavioral & Social Sciences

Junior Division


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J0409 — First Place
Pelin Ensari, Grade 8
How to Detect the Undetectable: An Empirical Study of a New Microexpression Training for Adolescents
Advisor: Dr. Nurcan Ensari
School: Fairmont Private Junior High School, Anaheim, Orange County
J0405 — Second Place
Nagee N. Clowney, Grade 7
Color Thoughts: Word Color Association
Advisor: Mrs. Stacey Lerma
School: Vista Heights Middle School, Moreno Valley, Riverside County
J0404 — Third Place
Isaac W. Chizhik, Grade 8
The "Far Side" of Science: How One's Attitude toward Science Affects One's Perception of Humor in G. Larson's "Far Side"
Advisor: Mr. Steve Antti
School: Mt. Everest Academy, San Diego, San Diego County
J0429 — Fourth Place
Rhitishah Yuva Raju, Grade 6
Light Up Study
Advisor: Ms. Connie Samla
School: Churchill (Winston) Middle School, Carmichael, Sacramento County
J0406 — Honorable Mention
Bracha Cohen, Grade 8
Time Out
Advisor: Mr. Matt Bessler
School: San Diego (Soille) Hebrew Day School, San Diego, San Diego County
J0407 — Honorable Mention
Skyler R. Cordrey, Grade 8
The Effect of "Children at Play" Signs and Being Watched on the Speed of Drivers
Advisor: Mr. Dylan Wade
School: St. Margaret's Episcopal School, San Juan Capistrano, Orange County
J0410 — Honorable Mention
Elias B. Gilbert, Grade 6
Whoa, Bro! Why So Fast? What Makes People Drive Over the Speed Limit in Santa Cruz?
Advisor: Dr. Gregory Gilbert
School: Mission Hill Junior High School, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County
J0412 — Honorable Mention
Marion Hall-Zazueta, Grade 8
Are Negative Consequences or Positive Rewards More Effective as Motivation?
Advisor: Mr. Craig Hall
School: Orchard View School, Sebastopol, Sonoma County
J0423 — Honorable Mention
Benjamin J. Schall, Grade 8
Finding the Most Effective Delay for Delayed Auditory Feedback: Improvements on Speech Jamming
Advisor: Mrs. Darshana Shah
School: Portola (Gaspar de) Highly Gifted Magnet Middle School, Tarzana, Los Angeles County

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