CSSF Project Listings: 2016
Behavioral & Social Sciences

Junior Division

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J0402
Vibha Arramreddy, Grade 8
Sejal Krishnan, Grade 8
Effects of Emotions on Test Takers
Advisor: Mrs. Kristen Morgensen
School: Harker (The) School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
J0403 — Honorable Mention
Mahnur A. Bharucha, Grade 8
Wonder Pets: The Effects of Animal Assisted Therapy on Children with Autism
Advisor: Mrs. Mariam Rangoonwala
School: Institute of Knowledge, Diamond Bar, Los Angeles County
J0404
Tyler J. Billings, Grade 8
Does College Help Basketball Players or Hold Them Back?
Advisor: Mrs. Tina Brown
School: The Children's School, La Jolla, San Diego County
J0405
Juliana Carrillo, Grade 6
Jaclyn Rawnsley, Grade 6
Light vs. Sleep
Advisor: Ms. Marcia Nogueira
School: St. Rose of Lima Elementary School, Simi Valley, Ventura County
J0406
Sadie L. Cook, Grade 8
Cyber Sadness
Advisor: Mrs. Wendi Rodriguez
School: Heritage (The) School, Phelan, San Bernardino County
J0407
Coraline C. Crannell, Grade 8
Gender Stereotypes: How Can Gender Stereotypes Affect People's Choices?
Advisor: Ms. Cailee Kilroy
School: Santa Barbara Junior High School, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County
J0408
Jill C. Dailey, Grade 8
Does Confidence Matter?
Advisor: Mr. Jack Chen
School: Beardsley Junior High School, Bakersfield, Kern County
J0409 — Third Place
Sean F. Duarte, Grade 8
Does Password Complexity Increase with Age?
Advisor: Mr. Ben Yurman-Glaser
School: Hilldale School, Daly City, San Mateo County
J0410 — Honorable Mention
Michelle J. Garcia, Grade 8
Examining the Bullying Nature in Preverbal and Verbal Children
Advisor: Mrs. Jewely Lickey
School: Sanger Academy Charter School, Sanger, Fresno County
J0411
Jasmine T. Gates, Grade 7
The Psychology of Belief: The Placebo Effect vs. the Power of Suggestion in the Effectiveness of the Velox Energy Drink
Advisor: Mr. Chris Nestlerode
School: Pacific Collegiate School, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County
J0412 — Fourth Place
Chloe M. Green, Grade 8
The Effect of Perceived Risk on the Video Game Performance of Middle School Players
Advisor: Mrs. Lydia Cordova
School: Ridgecrest Intermediate School, Rancho Palos Verdes, Los Angeles County
J0413
Anthony M. Howard, Grade 6
The Relationship between Exam Stressors and Eating Behaviors
Advisor: Mrs. Sharine Neipp
School: Grace Christian School, Visalia, Tulare County
J0414 — Honorable Mention
Alexa Q. Infelise, Grade 8
Impact of the Decoy Effect on Promoting Positive Choice in an Academic Setting
Advisor: Mrs. Roxanne Hunker
School: Rhoades (The) School, Encinitas, San Diego County
J0415
Samantha J. James, Grade 7
What Colors Are Preferred by Children of Certain Ages?
Advisor: Mrs. Marilyn Reed
School: Nazareth School, San Diego, San Diego County
J0416
Allison S. Jia, Grade 8
Jasmine K. Wiese, Grade 8
Delicious or Disgusting? The Effects of Priming on a Taster's Reaction and Perception of Food
Advisor: Ms. Kathy Peng
School: Harker (The) School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
J0417 — Honorable Mention
Christopher C. Kulick, Grade 7
The Effectiveness of Vehicle Speed Feedback Signs
Advisor: Mrs. Roxanne Hunker
School: Rhoades (The) School, Encinitas, San Diego County
J0418
Cuyler R. Lusk, Grade 8
Is Smiling Contagious?
Advisor: Ms. Marilyn Garza
School: Santa Barbara Junior High School, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County
J0419
Shree R. Narasimhan, Grade 8
OTC Drug Use and Abuse by Elderly Adults
Advisor: Mrs. Elaine Gillum
School: Marshall (Thurgood) Middle School, San Diego, San Diego County
J0420
Samantha J. Owada, Grade 6
The Power of Music
Advisor: Mr. Alan Newlove
School: Valley Oak Elementary, Fresno, Fresno County
J0421 — First Place
Alina V. Pollner, Grade 8
Electronic Media vs. Paper: Effect on Teenagers' Reading Comprehension
Advisor: Ms. Naomi Clum
School: Carmel Valley Middle School, San Diego, San Diego County
J0422
Lily C. Purvis, Grade 8
Reading Emotions in the Eyes: Age and Gender Differences in Empathy
Advisor: Ms. Marilyn Garza
School: Santa Barbara Junior High School, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County
J0423 — Second Place
Talhah A. Raheem, Grade 6
Are You a Digital Citizen? An Analysis of How Digital Citizenship Education Can Improve Online Behavior in Schools
Advisor: Ms. Aurelia Khatib
School: Orange Crescent School, Garden Grove, Orange County
J0424
Pratham P. Rathi, Grade 8
Exploration of Factors Influencing Career Choice
Advisor: Mrs. Susan Chollar
School: Aptos Junior High School, Aptos, Santa Cruz County
J0425
Maleah A. Sumii, Grade 8
The Effects of Different Forms of Grading on Student Learning
Advisor: Mrs. Hadeel Payne
School: Carden School of Fresno, Fresno, Fresno County
J0426
Joshua D. Wozniak, Grade 7
How Does Sound Affect Your Body?
Advisor: Ms. Debbie Culley
School: Santa Fe Christian Community School, Solana Beach, San Diego County
J0427
Anjali S. Zope, Grade 7
Can You Spot the Liar?
Advisor: Mr. Chris Nestlerode
School: Pacific Collegiate School, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County


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