McNair Scholars Present Research

McNair Scholars Present Research

September 17, 2013

Seniors Megan Hohenstein and Analia Albuja presented research at the 21st Annual McNair Presentation on September 9, 2013. Megan presented “Working Memory, Metacognition, and the Impact of Personal Electronic Devices in the Classroom” and Analia presented “Machismo and Marianismo Revisted: Language, Acculturation, and Gender Role Perceptions Among Latinos”.  Psychology faculty whom served as mentors for their research projects  are respectively Drs Sherri Palmer and Terry Palmer.

The purpose of the McNair Program is to increase the attainment of Ph.D. degrees by students from underrepresented segments of society.  The mission of Truman’s program is to ensure that participants attain their undergraduate degrees on time, encourage them to enroll in graduate programs and then track their progress through to the successful completion of the Ph.D.