CSSF Project Listings: 2010
Behavioral & Social Sciences

Senior Division

 Photo Gallery 

Megan G. Cagle, Grade 10 portrait
How Does Sleep Deprivation Affect Your Cognitive Abilities?
Advisor: Mrs. Karen Petersen
School: Olive Tree Christian School, Mira Loma, Riverside County
Kathleen R. Cuschieri, Grade 9 portrait
Mirror Mirror on the Wall, What's The Fairest of It All?
Advisor: Mrs. Teri O'Donnell
School: Carrillo (Maria) High School, Santa Rosa, Sonoma County
Haleigh P. Damron, Grade 10 portrait
Tyme S. Good, Grade 10 portrait
Jessica N. Sohn, Grade 10 portrait
Driving Distractions
Advisor: Ms. Karen Raynosa, Ms. Karen Reynosa
School: Ventura High School, Ventura, Ventura County
Brittany R. Daws, Grade 11 portrait
Cayla M. Lariosa, Grade 11 portrait
Can You Handle It? A Study of How Stress Is Managed under Stressful Situations
Advisor: Mr. Mark Grubb
School: Desert High School, Edwards, Kern County
Celine A. Fausto, Grade 12 portrait
The Alleviation of Anxiety as a Result of Attention Training
Advisor: Ms. Michaele Cavenaugh
School: Palos Verdes High School, Palos Verdes Estates, Los Angeles County
Melissa Fineman, Grade 10 portrait
Extracurricular Activities vs. Academic Performance
Advisor: Mr. Jerry Childers
School: Tamalpais High School, Mill Valley, Marin County
S0307 — Honorable Mention
Lily C. Goldman, Grade 10 portrait
The Effect of Chewing Gum on Concentration and Short Term Memory Ability
Advisor: Mr. Jerry Childers
School: Tamalpais High School, Mill Valley, Marin County
Haesoo S. Han, Grade 11 portrait
Yun Jung Kim, Grade 11 portrait
Do First Impressions Affect Voting Results?
Advisor: Mr. Jim Tuttle
School: Santa Catalina (Upper and Lower) School, Monterey, Monterey County
Tauna R. Hincker, Grade 9 portrait
Miranda L. Moog, Grade 9 portrait
Oh So Subliminal
Advisor: Mrs. Erin Vaccaro
School: Willits Charter School, Willits, Mendocino County
S0310 — Honorable Mention
Zachary A. Hogan, Grade 11 portrait
Allan J. Krinsky, Grade 11 portrait
Facebook, The New Virtual Reality: Social and Academic Effects
Advisor: Dr. Jay Vavra, Dr. Niel Mccurdy
School: High Tech High, San Diego, San Diego County
Chrystal Johnson, Grade 11 portrait
The Bystander Effect: In Which Grade Level Is It Worst?
Advisor: Ms. Annabel Adriatico
School: Morningside High School, Inglewood, Los Angeles County
Jotthe Kannappan, Grade 10 portrait
Isheeta H. Madeka, Grade 10 portrait
Natasha H. Patel, Grade 10 portrait
The Six Secluded Smarts
Advisor: Mr. Dave Brewer, Mrs. Gabriela Scully
School: Stockdale High School, Bakersfield, Kern County
Sylvia A. King, Grade 11 portrait
Are You Overindulged?
Advisor: Ms. Sonia Ventura
School: Crawford Academy, Van Nuys, Los Angeles County
S0314 — Third Place
Revanth S. Kosaraju, Grade 10 portrait
A Study in Understanding and Usage of the English Language through Probabilistic Modeling and Frequency
Advisor: Dr. Katherine Schafer
School: Harker (The) School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
S0315 — Honorable Mention
Zachary A. Kukoff, Grade 9 portrait
Advisor: Mr. Matthew Bentley
School: Westlake High School, Westlake Village, Ventura County
Max Lan, Grade 11 portrait
Altruistic Mindsets and Their Effects on Prosocial Behavior
Advisor: Dr. Katherine Schafer
School: Harker (The) School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
Grace I. Ng, Grade 9 portrait
Perception vs. Reality: Is Your Teen Driving You Crazy?
Advisor: Mrs. Noreen Lin
School: Westlake High School, Westlake Village, Ventura County
McKenzie L. Pantana, Grade 10 portrait
Pinch Me. Am I Dreaming?
Advisor: Mrs. Debbie Lewis
School: Desert High School, Edwards, Kern County
Tae H. Park, Grade 11 portrait
Gregoire Phillips, Grade 11 portrait
Vianey A. Torres, Grade 12 portrait
Body Language as a Form of Communication
Advisor: Mr. William Schlegel
School: Upland High School, Upland, San Bernardino County
S0320 — Second Place
Ishan S. Puri, Grade 12 portrait
Linguistic Creativity and the Zipfian Distribution: An Entropic, Stylometric, and Computational Analysis
Advisor: Dr. Edward Stabler
School: Oak Park High School, Oak Park, Ventura County
S0321 — First Place
Shubha S. Raghvendra, Grade 10 portrait
Analysis of Unwarranted Variation in Healthcare Costs and Delivery
Advisor: Mrs. Malathi Nagamangala
School: St. Francis High School, Moutain View, Santa Clara County
Sterling Ripley-Phipps, Grade 12 portrait
Jameson J. Schwab, Grade 12 portrait
Cognitive Scaffolding as Measured by Varying Question Difficulty Order on Math Test Performance
Advisor: Mrs. Deborah Brown
School: Yosemite High School, Oakhurst, Madera County
Sharona A. Silverstein, Grade 10 portrait
A Longitudinal Study of Volunteerism and Attitudes in Pre-Dental Students: Year 2
Advisor: Mr. Theodore Tibbs
School: Henry (Patrick) Senior High School, San Diego, San Diego County
Sarah R. Siskind, Grade 12 portrait
Milgram Revisited: The Effect of Communication on Obedience
Advisor: Mrs. Allison Cota
School: Piedmont High School, Piedmont, Alameda County
Jonathan G. Swenson, Grade 11 portrait
How Quick Are You? A Study of Reaction Times
Advisor: Mr. Jordan Johnson
School: Kirby (Georgiana Bruce) Preparatory High Sch, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County
Henry W. Treadway, Grade 12 portrait
Missing the Pitch? A Study of Age and a Person's Ability to Hear Higher Sound Frequencies
Advisor: Mr. Robert Fabini
School: El Cerrito Senior High School, El Cerrito, Contra Costa County
S0327 — Fourth Place
Michael J. Vredenburgh, Grade 12 portrait
Pharmaceutical Safety: Risk, Perception, and Drug Adherence
Advisor: Mr. Tod Muilenberg
School: Carlsbad High School, Carlsbad, San Diego County
Tiffany X. Wei, Grade 9 portrait
Music in Work
Advisor: Mrs. Teri O'Donnell
School: Carrillo (Maria) High School, Santa Rosa, Sonoma County

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