CSSF Category Awards: 2012
Cognitive Science

Junior Division


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J0719 — First Place
Jonah L. Kohn, Grade 8 portrait
Good Vibrations: Improving the Music Experience for People with Hearing Loss Using Multi-Frequency Tactile Sound
Advisor: Ms. Sarah Rines
School: San Diego Jewish Academy, San Diego, San Diego County
J0729 — Second Place
Caitlin E. Takeda, Grade 8 portrait
Does Brain Hemispheric Dominance Affect Visuospatial Ability?
Advisor: Mrs. Marta Graves
School: Medea Creek Middle School, Oak Park, Ventura County
J0715 — Third Place
Hondo G. Gonzalez, Grade 8 portrait
Will Positive Subliminal Messages Placed in the Instruction of Learning Improve Test Scores?
Advisor: Mrs. Lisa Lorch
School: St. Hyacinth Academy, San Jacinto, Riverside County
J0732 — Fourth Place
Sophia A. Walker, Grade 8 portrait
The Memory Game
Advisor: Mr. Mark Hobbs
School: Fairmont Private - Edgewood Campus, Santa Ana, Orange County
J0701 — Honorable Mention
Nickolas H. Abbott, Grade 8 portrait
How Powerful Is Suggestion?
Advisor: Mr. Peter Scherfig
School: Spring Hill Advanced Elementary School, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County
J0708 — Honorable Mention
Rahul Bekal, Grade 8 portrait
Ebbinghaus Illusion: Left to Right or Right to Left?
Advisor: Ms. Kendia Herrington
School: Alta Sierra Intermediate School, Clovis, Fresno County
J0710 — Honorable Mention
Sarah N. Chay, Grade 7 portrait
Lying Is Hard Work!
Advisor: Mrs. Robin Swann
School: North Creek Academy, Walnut Creek, Contra Costa County
J0713 — Honorable Mention
William H. deBruyn Kops, Grade 8 portrait
The Correlation between Brain Dominance and the Introvert/Extrovert Personality Trait
Advisor: Ms. Marilyn Garza
School: Santa Barbara Junior High School, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County
J0718 — Honorable Mention
Anna E. Killaly, Grade 7 portrait
The Effect of Caffeinated Beverages on Problem Solving and Short Term Memory
Advisor: Ms. Sachiko Galassetti
School: Vista Verde School, Irvine, Orange County
J0728 — Honorable Mention
Andrew A. Shen, Grade 7 portrait
Distracted Drivers
Advisor: Ms. Robin Ames
School: Terman Middle School, Palo Alto, Santa Clara County

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