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1994
Saturday, April 23rd
8:30 AM

Committee Thanks and Introduction

Center for Natural Sciences, Illinois Wesleyan University

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

List of Student Participants

Center for Natural Sciences, Illinois Wesleyan University

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

Complete 1994 Program

Center for Natural Sciences, Illinois Wesleyan University

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

9:00 AM

Age Related Respiration Rates in Loggerhead (Caretta caretta) Sea Turtles Used as a Model for Species Conservation

Cheryl Achtemeier, '94, Illinois Wesleyan University
Dr. Given Harper, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Representations in Belief and Behavior: The Problem of Meaning in an Empirical Psychology

Peter Asaro, '94, Illinois Wesleyan University
Lionel Shapiro, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University
Larry Colter, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Determination of Cocaine Metabolite in Urine Using High Performance Liquid Chromatography

Jason R. Babcock, '95, Illinois Wesleyan University
David N. Bailey, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Development of an Efficient and Accurate Methodology to Project the Financial Aid Budget at Illinois Wesleyan University

Amy N. Baird, '94, Illinois Wesleyan University
Dr. Susan Anderson-Freed, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Burnout, Social Support, and Coping in Crisisline Volunteers

Lisa M. Beal, '94, Illinois Wesleyan University
Dr. Robert Lusk, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Behavior and Thought Change After a Self-Improvement Program: Studying the Effects of Environmental and Other Factors on the Transfer of Training

Jennifer Bernstein, '94, Illinois Wesleyan University
Wayne Dornan, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University
Beth Rohweder, Faculty Advisor, Illinois State University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Relationship Between Self-Esteem and the Amount of Social Comparison

Josh Birk, '96, Illinois Wesleyan University
Jennifer Contarino, '96, Illinois Wesleyan University
Esther Franco, '96, Illinois Wesleyan University
Tressa Gipe, Illinois Wesleyan University
Jeff Melton, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Toward an Understanding of Alzheimer's Disease VI: A Comparison of the Effects of Bilateral Injections of βA (1-42) and βA (25-35) into Hippocampus on the Acquisition of a Spatial Task in the Male Rat

Steven M. Bond, '95, Illinois Wesleyan University
Wayne A. Dornan, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Advertising Aimed at Working Women During World War II and Immediately After

Jennifer Bowman, '95, Illinois Wesleyan University
Fred Hoyt, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Effects of Water Injestion on Within Session Patterns of Response for Food Reinforcers

Kelly Brereton, '95, Illinois Wesleyan University
Jim Dougan, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

A Proposed Novel Synthesis of (+)-Obafluorin

Michael J. Busse, '95, Illinois Wesleyan University
Dr. Jeff Frick, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Inflation in the European Community: A Study Before and After German Unification

Ann Chalstrom, '94, Illinois Wesleyan University
Pam Lowry, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Toward an Understanding of Alzheimer's Disease V: Does Chronic Stress Play a Role?

Laura L. Chapman, '95, Illinois Wesleyan University
Wayne A. Dornan, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The With-In Session Effects of Stimuli

Emily Cointin, '95, Illinois Wesleyan University
Bryan Reeves, '94, Illinois Wesleyan University
Jim Dougan, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Effects of Alternating Reinforcers on Within-Session Changes in Response Rates

Jennifer Contarino, '96, Illinois Wesleyan University
Jason Goebel, '96, Illinois Wesleyan University
James Dougan, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Expert-Novice Differences of Error Recognition in Calculus Problems

Alisha Crawley, '95, Illinois Wesleyan University
Lionel Shapiro, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Photolysis of Nitrite

Deborah A. Cull, '94, Illinois Wesleyan University
Timothy R. Rettich, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Polyelectrolyte Gels as Artificial Muscle Systems

Garrett Davis, '94, Illinois Wesleyan University
Kimberly Branshaw, '95, Illinois Wesleyan University
Dana Deardorff, '95, Illinois Wesleyan University
Narendra K. Jaggi, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Identification of Inner-City African-American Caregiver's Informational Needs in Providing Care for Their Children

Stacie De Lair, '94, Illinois Wesleyan University
Margo Tennis, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Exotic, Three Dimensional Macro-Structures in Gels Produced by Kinetically Limited and Geometrically Constrained Coarsening

Dana Deardorff, '95, Illinois Wesleyan University
Kimberly Branshaw, '95, Illinois Wesleyan University
Narendra K. Jaggi, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Investments in Human Capital and the Transition Out of Poverty for Youths

John DeHerrera, '94, Illinois Wesleyan University
Dr. Michael Seeborg, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Threnody

Amanda Dehnert, '94, Illinois Wesleyan University
Curtis C. Trout, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Developmental Factors in Visual Search: A Test of the Inhibition Deficit Hypothesis in a Feature Integration Task

Stacy Forbes, '96, Illinois Wesleyan University
Johnna Shapiro, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Cretaceous/Tertiary Extinction Event and Clues Regarding the Existence of Wildfires: A Carbon Study

Kelly Foxall, '94, Illinois Wesleyan University
Wendy Wolbach, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Post-Cold War Nationalisms in Germany and Austria: A Comparative Study

Garett Graubins, '94, Illinois Wesleyan University
Dr. Robert Leh, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The McLean County JDC: An Evaluative Tool for Determining the Feasibility of Outsourcing Juvenile Detention

Paul Halley, '94, Illinois Wesleyan University
Robert Leekley, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

A Synthetic Study of an Organophosphorous Compound as an Acetylcholinesterase Inhibitor

Sulay Jhaveri, '94, Illinois Wesleyan University
Jeff Frick, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Supply, Demand, and Competition on Simple Interval Schedules

Jennifer D. Johns, '94, Illinois Wesleyan University
Jennifer Cioni, '95, Illinois Wesleyan University
James D. Dougan, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Types of Stress Associated with the Onset of Panic Disorder and Social Phobia

Diana L. Johnson, Illinois Wesleyan University
Timothy J. Bruce, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

VI Response Function and Elapsed Time

Colleen M. Kennedy, '95, Illinois Wesleyan University
James D. Dougan, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Using Random Sequence Primers in the Polymerase Chain Reaction to Identify Gender-Specific Genetic Markers in House Wrens

Jeremy J. Kirchman, Illinois Wesleyan University
Sheryl Swartz Soukup, Illinois Wesleyan University
Given Harper, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Women in Private Practice

Barb Kube, '94, Illinois Wesleyan University
Michael Seeborg, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Educational Attainment: The Effects of Socioeconomic Differences

Lisa Kumazawa, '94, Illinois Wesleyan University
Michael Seeborg, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Recurrence Relation of B-Wavelets

Rumi Kumazawa, '94, Illinois Wesleyan University
Tian-Xiao He, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Neurological Evidence for Frontal Lobe Involvement in Serial Visual Search

Shayne Kuretski, '94, Illinois Wesleyan University
Johnna Shapiro, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Circadian Rhythms and the Variable Interval Response Function

Karen M. Lionello, '95, Illinois Wesleyan University
Charlotte A. LaMarche, '95, Illinois Wesleyan University
James Dougan, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Toward an Understanding of Alzheimer's Disease III: The Effects of Beta-Amyloid 1-42 on the Retention of a Spatial Task in Male Rats

Alex McCampbell, '95, Illinois Wesleyan University
Wayne A. Dornan, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

A Possible Neurological Mechanism for Age-Related Changes in the Formation of Problem-Solving Set

Elizabeth Meinz, '94, Illinois Wesleyan University
Johnna K. Shapiro, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 4:00 AM

The Integration of Banking Systems in the EC

Heidi Munson, '94, Illinois Wesleyan University
Margaret Chapman, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

How Does Export Composition Affect Growth in Developing Countries?

Franklin N. Nnebe, '94, Illinois Wesleyan University
Dr. Pam Lowry, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Advertisements: Mirrors of the Soul

Laurel Nolen, '94, Illinois Wesleyan University
Marina Balina, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Implications of Cognitive Change in the Treatment of Panic Disorder with Agoraphobia

Lisa M. Nowak, '94, Illinois Wesleyan University
Timothy J. Bruce, Faculty Advisor, UICOMP

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Effect of Premium Offers on Consumer Buying Decisions

Amy R. Parker, '94, Illinois Wesleyan University
Johnna Shapiro, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

QuickAdvise

Greg Pengiel, '94, Illinois Wesleyan University
Dr. Lisa Brown, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Toward an Understanding of Alzheimer's Disease VII: The Effects of βA (1-42) and Ibotenic Acid on the Retention of a Spatial Learning Task in Rats Following Multiple Injections into the Hippocampus

Jason Pequette, Illinois Wesleyan University
Wayne Dornan, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Toward an Understanding of Alzheimer's Disease I: The Effects of Bilateral Injections of Beta Amyloid (1-42) on Spatial Learning in the Male Rat

Anthony R. Peterson, '95, Illinois Wesleyan University
Wayne Dornan, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

DDE Levels in Migratory Songbirds

Christie Ragle, '94, Illinois Wesleyan University
Jeff Frick, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University
Given Harper, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Within-Session Effects of Food Density on the Bitonic Function

Bryan Reeves, '94, Illinois Wesleyan University
Emily Cointin, '95, Illinois Wesleyan University
James Dougan, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Role of Stimuli Dependent Component Duration on Within-Session Responding

Susan Reynolds, '95, Illinois Wesleyan University
Amie Lulinski, '95, Illinois Wesleyan University
James Dougan, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

DNA Fingerprinting: Its Application to Parentage Studies in House Wrens (Troglodytes aedon) and Its Extrapolation to Other Organisms

Tamara Roush, '94, Illinois Wesleyan University
Sheryl Swartz Soukup, Illinois Wesleyan University
Given Harper, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

An Empirical Study of Covered Interest Arbitrage Margins During the European Monetary Crisis

Ossi Saarinen, '94, Illinois Wesleyan University
Dr. Robert Leekley, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

In Emptying Really Emptiness? A Pluralist Perspective on Christianity and Zen Buddhism

Alissa Schafer, '94, Illinois Wesleyan University
Dr. Brian Hatcher, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Dancing Against the Oppression: The Theatre of the Holocaust

Symmonie Steger, '94, Illinois Wesleyan University
Rob Caisley, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University
Dr. Al Goldfarb, Faculty Advisor, Illinois State University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Yr Hen Iaith Barhau: Views of "The Welsh Question"

Dena Strong, '95, Illinois Wesleyan University
Dr. Gareth Matthews, Faculty Advisor, Trinity College

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Effects of Incidental Teaching on Antecedent and Consequent Behavior

Reena Thakkar, '94, Illinois Wesleyan University
Valeri Farmer-Dougan, Faculty Advisor, Illinois State University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Effect of Disintermediation of the Banking System on the Money Multiplier

Carl Tierney, '94, Illinois Wesleyan University
Dr. Margaret Chapman, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

β-Amyloid (1-42) and Its Role in Developing an Animal Model of Alzheimer's Disease

Greg Tinkler, '97, Illinois Wesleyan University
Dr. Wayne Dornan, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Changes in Response Rate: Is the Standard Operant Conditioning Unit Really Standard?

Gregory P. Tinkler, '97, Illinois Wesleyan University
Anthony R. Peterson, '95, Illinois Wesleyan University
James D. Dougan, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Theory of Prosaics in History and Literature: Leo Tolstoy and Lion Feuchtwanger

Angelica Ushatova, '94, Illinois Wesleyan University
Marina Balina, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Effects of Exposure to Stress Levels of Glucocorticoids on the Retention of a Spatial Task in Rats Injected Bilaterally with Beta-Amyloid into the Hippocampus

Harinie Wijeweera, '94, Illinois Wesleyan University
Lesley Hickman, '96, Illinois Wesleyan University
Wayne A. Dornan, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Much Ado About Nothing: An Inter Cultural Approach to the World of Proverbs

David Wilmert, '94, Illinois Wesleyan University
Marina Balina, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

An Investigation of a Shift in Thought Content in Sexual Dysfunction

Marygrace E. Yale, '94, Illinois Wesleyan University
Timothy J. Bruce, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Center for Natural Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM