CSSF Category Awards: 2013
Cognitive Science

Junior Division


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J0714 — First Place
Aidan F. Meyer, Grade 7
Milo G. Weller, Grade 7
Constant Distraction: Effects of Texting on Reading Comprehension
Advisor: Mr. Kevin Lane
School: Pacific Union School, Arcata, Humboldt County
J0797 — Second Place
Mary C. Monaghan, Grade 7
Children's Clay Sculpture: A Study of the Influences and Relationships with Human Figure Drawing
Advisor: Mrs. Mary Pettitt
School: St. Adelaide School, Highland, San Bernardino County
J0716 — Third Place
Liam M. Scott-Curtis, Grade 8
Chessers, a Mind-Boggling Game: How Chunking, Interference, Entanglement and Negative Transfer Make a Mess of Things
Advisor: Mrs. Lynn Macy
School: Salesian Sisters Elementary School, Corralitos, Santa Cruz County
J0719 — Fourth Place
Shaoni C. White, Grade 8
The Relative Effectiveness of Three Memory Techniques
Advisor: Mr. Brad Penkala
School: Goleta Valley Junior High School, Goleta, Santa Barbara County
J0702 — Honorable Mention
Madalyn E. Berry, Grade 6
At What Grade Level Can Children Distinguish between Candy and Non-Candy Items
Advisor: Mrs. Jennifer Massie
School: Quail Lake Charter School, Clovis, Fresno County
J0709 — Honorable Mention
Meghana Khurana, Grade 8
Effect of Online Multitasking on Student Productivity: Study on Social Media's Effect on Student Reading Comprehension
Advisor: Mr. Mark Hobbs
School: Fairmont Private - Edgewood Campus, Santa Ana, Orange County
J0718 — Honorable Mention
Nicole E. Veloskey, Grade 8
Correlation of Hand Dominance to Ear Dominance: Verbal Instruction Recall
Advisor: Mrs. Roxanne Hunker
School: Rhoades (The) School, Encinitas, San Diego County

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