CSSF Category Awards: 2014
Cognitive Science

Junior Division


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J0719 — First Place
Cameron C. Jones, Grade 7
Is It Warm in Here or Is It Just Me? Regulating Thermal Comfort with Personal Peltier Modules
Advisor: Ms. Brigetta Brown
School: Corte Madera Middle School, Portola Valley, San Mateo County
J0718 — Second Place
Georgia G. Johnsen, Grade 8
Fatal Distraction
Advisor: Mrs. Heidi Johnsen
School: St. John's Lutheran School, Bakersfield, Kern County
J0731 — Third Place
Sebastian L. Roeder-Hensley, Grade 6
Quick or Slow? Testing Human Reaction Times to Sight and Sound
Advisor: Ms. Linden McNeilly
School: Rio Del Mar Elemetary School, Aptos, Santa Cruz County
J0729 — Fourth Place
Keegan Noronha, Grade 8
In the Mood: Music Tonality and Its Effect on Happiness
Advisor: Dr. Val Noronha
School: La Colina Junior High School, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County
J0706 — Honorable Mention
Harrison P. Coorey, Grade 6
Are Some Multiplication Facts Harder than Others?
Advisor: Ms. Sarah Hong
School: Alameda Community Learning Center, Alameda, Alameda County
J0708 — Honorable Mention
Alexis C. Duke, Grade 8
Digital Dilemma: An Analysis of Print vs. Digital Text
Advisor: Mr. John Briner
School: Fairmont Private Junior High School, Anaheim, Orange County
J0711 — Honorable Mention
Sydney S. Gamble, Grade 7
The Truth about Higher-Order Learning vs. Rote Methods
Advisor: Mrs. Robin Swann
School: North Creek Academy, Walnut Creek, Contra Costa County
J0725 — Honorable Mention
Emily T. Mirbod, Grade 8
ASL Retention Among Non-Deaf Subjects
Advisor: Mr. David Marchetti
School: La Colina Junior High School, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County
J0728 — Honorable Mention
Ujjaini Mukhopadhyay, Grade 8
Note Taking: Necessary or Nuisance?
Advisor: Mrs. Anuradha Sarkar
School: Bret Harte Middle School, San Jose, Santa Clara County

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