CSEF Project Listings: 2019
Cognitive Science

Junior Division

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Andrew R. Bartsch, Grade 8 portrait
Playing Fortnite: A Distraction for Pain to the Brain
Advisor: Mr. Michael Bridges
School: Portola (Gaspar de) Middle School, San Diego, San Diego County
J0702 — Honorable Mention
Paige E. Collom, Grade 6 portrait
Does Right Brain Stimulation Affect Reading Comprehension for Dyslexic Students?
Advisor: Mr. Donald Scott
School: Cain (E.V.) Middle School, Auburn, Placer County
Kylie D. Copeland, Grade 8 portrait
Alexandra A. Houk, Grade 8 portrait
Effects of Auditory Cues on Recall of Visual Materials
Advisor: Mrs. Roxanne Hunker
School: Rhoades (The) School, Encinitas, San Diego County
Hamza Dajani, Grade 7 portrait
Reading, Focus, and the Elderly
Advisor: Mrs. Rula Alshanableh
School: Al-Huda Islamic School, Hawthorne, Los Angeles County
J0705 — Third Place
Victoria V. Ehsan, Grade 8 portrait
Roeszele S. Nieves Ellis, Grade 8 portrait
Assessing Responses to Music in Alzheimer's and Dementia Patients
Advisor: Mrs. Roxanne Hunker
School: Rhoades (The) School, Encinitas, San Diego County
J0706 — Honorable Mention
Leila S. Elasaad, Grade 7 portrait
Leia A. Ryan, Grade 7 portrait
Attention vs. Retention: Effects of Notetaking on Short and Long Term Memory
Advisor: Mrs. Roxanne Hunker
School: Rhoades (The) School, Encinitas, San Diego County
Adnan Harianawala, Grade 6 portrait
Matthew J. Hoang, Grade 6 portrait
Testing Creativity in Different Ages
Advisor: Mrs. Tracy Chung
School: Woodsboro Elementary School, Anaheim, Orange County
Angie R. Hoffmann, Grade 7 portrait
Does Age or Gender Affect Change Blindness?
Advisor: Ms. Megan Margeson
School: St. John Fisher, Rancho Palos Verdes, Los Angeles County
Nina M. Hollars, Grade 7 portrait
Mind over Motion: The Motion-After Effect
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: Avery Middle School, Avery, Calaveras County
Arissa Huda, Grade 8 portrait
Michelle Z. Jin, Grade 8 portrait
The Effect of Fear on Spatial Perception
Advisor: Ms. Tina Kim
School: Harker (The) School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
Swaraa Joshi, Grade 7 portrait
Inaaya Omer, Grade 7 portrait
The Effects of Stress on Memory and Performance
Advisor: Mr. Omer Siddiqui
School: Sandpiper School, Redwood City, San Mateo County
J0712 — First Place
Rozita Kareem, Grade 7 portrait
Can Chewing Gum Help with Concentration?
Advisor: Ms. Najwan Naserelddin
School: Bright Horizon Academy, San Diego, San Diego County
Simratpreet Kaur, Grade 7 portrait
Head Rush
Advisor: Ms. Reagan Rostain
School: Ollivier (Leon H.) Junior High School, Bakersfield, Kern County
Lydia M. Richards, Grade 7 portrait
Total Recall: Testing the Accuracy of Eyewitness Testimony
Advisor: Mr. Nick Richards
School: Twin Lakes Christian School, Aptos, Santa Cruz County
J0715 — Fourth Place
Mehar K. Thaper, Grade 7 portrait
Jamie (Jane) A.E.F. Weston, Grade 7 portrait
Effects of Transient Emotions on Short Term Memory
Advisor: Mrs. Roxanne Hunker
School: Rhoades (The) School, Encinitas, San Diego County
J0716 — Honorable Mention
Keddy A. Thomsen, Grade 7 portrait
Identifying Color Blindness in the Primary Grades
Advisor: Mrs. Franziska Shelton
School: Solvang Elementary School, Solvang, Santa Barbara County
J0717 — Second Place
Hattie M. Ugoretz, Grade 8 portrait
The Music of Memory: How Singing Affects the Ability to Learn
Advisor: Mr. James Jackson
School: Goleta Valley Junior High School, Goleta, Santa Barbara County
Ananya Vinay, Grade 8 portrait
Disruption of Circadian Rhythm: A Big Price to Pay if We Disregard Nature's Zeitgeber
Advisor: Ms. Kay Barrie
School: Granite Ridge Intermediate, Fresno, Fresno County
Owen K. Weddington, Grade 8 portrait
The Ikea Effect: How Does Participation Influence Perceived Value?
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: La Colina Junior High School, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County

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