CSSF Category Awards: 2013
Behavioral & Social Sciences

Junior Division


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J0401 — First Place
Haleema F. Abbasi, Grade 8
Recycle Yourself! An Analysis of Sociological Factors Affecting the Decision to Donate Organs in US Sub-populations
Advisor: Mrs. Muna Moinuddin
School: Orange Crescent School, Garden Grove, Orange County
J0414 — Second Place
Kaylie N. Moropoulos, Grade 6
Connections without Context: Is Texting Affecting Our Ability to Read Facial Expressions?
Advisor: Ms. Susan Welter
School: Ralston Middle School, Belmont, San Mateo County
J0497 — Third Place
Rayna R. Kanapuram, Grade 8
Person Identification by Voice Spectral Analysis
Advisor: Mrs. Nicole Mitchell
School: Sycamore Canyon School, Newbury Park, Ventura County
J0410 — Fourth Place
Grayson W. Hofer, Grade 8
Is the Name to Blame? Investigating Consumer Brand Bias
Advisor: Mrs. Roxanne Hunker
School: Rhoades (The) School, Encinitas, San Diego County
J0404 — Honorable Mention
Emma M. Butler, Grade 8
How Mental Stress Impacts the Tennis Game
Advisor: Ms. Julianna So
School: St. Margaret's Episcopal School, San Juan Capistrano, Orange County
J0405 — Honorable Mention
Devin M. Derecho, Grade 7
Advisor: Mrs. Sally Ghilarducci
School: Scotts Valley Middle School, Scotts Valley, Santa Cruz County
J0407 — Honorable Mention
Aria J. Empakeris, Grade 8
Four Eyes AND 4.0 GPA? The Study of Whether People with Glasses Are Perceived to be More Intelligent and Less Attractive
Advisor: Ms. Debbie Margulis
School: St. Martin of Tours School, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County
J0411 — Honorable Mention
Gabriel M. Jacobs, Grade 8
The Placebo Effect
Advisor: Mr. Matt Bressler
School: San Diego (Soille) Hebrew Day School, San Diego, San Diego County
J0412 — Honorable Mention
Ryan C. Kim, Grade 7
Brandon A. Kyle, Grade 7
David G. Reo, Grade 7
The Effects of Video Games on the Brain
Advisor: Mrs. Rachel Wiebe
School: Notre Dame Elementary School, Belmont, San Mateo County
J0498 — Honorable Mention
E. Elle F. Peterson, Grade 8
ADHD or Immaturity?
Advisor: Mrs. Wendi Rodriguez
School: Heritage (The) School, Phelan, San Bernardino County

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