We really enjoyed presenting work from the lab virtually at the 2020 annual conference of the Society of Southeastern Social Psychologists in October! Two of the lab members and affiliates presented posters at the conference:
1. Should students move back to school during the pandemic, or should they stay home, and possibly safe? Our study, conducted by grad student Yijun Lin, with the help of lab RA Sarah Michner, and in collaboration with Young Ju Ryu at New York University, shows that most students preferred to move back to school mid-pandemic, and one of the reasons was to engage in social activities! Here's the poster presented by Yijun Lin for more information!
2. Do emotionally intelligent people experience better overall health? In a poster, Gaelle El Helou, visiting scholar at the lab, presents findings from a study conducted on Lebanese university students in collaboration with Dr. Myriam El Khoury Malhame at the Lebanese American University. This work supports this idea, and suggests that perceived stress explains the link. But is it the same for American students? That's what Study 2 will be about! Check the poster out for more details.
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