CSSF Category Awards: 2017
Behavioral & Social Sciences

Junior Division


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J0401 — First Place
Alexandra A. Baeckler, Grade 8 portrait
The Effects of Given Names on a Shelter Animal's Adoptability
Advisor: Mrs. Kristen Morgensen
School: Harker (The) School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
J0411 — First Place
Safaa F. Hussain, Grade 6 portrait
To Praise or Not to Praise?
Advisor: Mrs. Shalini D'Souza
School: Challenger School, Sunnyvale, Santa Clara County
J0410 — Second Place
McKenna L. Goodson, Grade 8 portrait
Occupation Fascination: A Study of Gender Role Stereotypes in Young Children
Advisor: Ms. Logan Parsons
School: York School, Monterey, Monterey County
J0418 — Second Place
Braden L. Nucum, Grade 7 portrait
Excessive Use of Electronic Video Games: Do Children Excessively Use Non-Internet Games More than Internet Games?
Advisor: Ms. Megan Margeson
School: St. John Fisher, Rancho Palos Verdes, Los Angeles County
J0408 — Third Place
Grant J. Gallagher, Grade 6 portrait
Modification of a Ball Machine to Better Approximate a Human Tennis Swing by Providing a Visual Cue
Advisor: Ms. Leslie Chartier
School: Irvine Home School, Irvine, Orange County
J0425 — Third Place
Eva M. Weller, Grade 8 portrait
What Influences Early-Teens' Views of Climate Change in Humboldt County, California?
Advisor: Mr. Kevin Lane
School: Pacific Union School, Arcata, Humboldt County
J0404 — Fourth Place
Sierra L. Courchesne, Grade 8 portrait
Empathy and Social Perception: Gender Based or Not?
Advisor: Ms. Christine Baldwin
School: Grant K-8, San Diego, San Diego County
J0403 — Honorable Mention
Sean Cai, Grade 8 portrait
Using Linguistic Cues for the Automatic Recognition of Personality
Advisor: Mrs. Elaine Gillum
School: Marshall (Thurgood) Middle School, San Diego, San Diego County
J0407 — Honorable Mention
Sophia X. Epley, Grade 8 portrait
Race, Socioeconomic Status, and 5th Grade Students' Attitudes toward Police Officers, Doctors, Firefighters and Teachers
Advisor: Ms. Cynthia Shimasaki
School: Bonita Vista Middle School, Chula Vista, San Diego County
J0415 — Honorable Mention
Christina Miles, Grade 8 portrait
Haley Spranger, Grade 8 portrait
The Analysis of Mindful Meditation in the Elementary Classroom
Advisor: Mrs. Kayee Conrad
School: McPherson Magnet School, Orange, Orange County
J0416 — Honorable Mention
Mollie R. Moniz, Grade 8 portrait
The Bias between Real and Powdered Food
Advisor: Mrs. Noelle Turpin
School: Accelerated Achievement Academy, Hollister, San Benito County

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