Martha Cooper: Using Motivational Psychology to Understand Implicit Racial Bias

My name is Martha Cooper, and I am a junior majoring in Psychology and Philosophy here at FSU. For the past year, I have been working in Dr. Irmak Okten’s research lab studying motivated social cognition. Developing skills in data collection and analysis has greatly improved my confidence in myself and my academic abilities. ItContinue reading “Martha Cooper: Using Motivational Psychology to Understand Implicit Racial Bias”

Eli Butters: Machine Learning Algorithms in Quantitative Finance

My name is Eli Butters and I am a sophomore studying Statistics and Computer Science. I started out studying Finance and Real Estate as a freshman but then moved over to Statistics and Computer Science because I love understanding the mathematical side of finance. Over the past 20 years, virtually every market inefficiency has beenContinue reading “Eli Butters: Machine Learning Algorithms in Quantitative Finance”

Ian Bridges: Making Medical Research More Accessible

My name is Ian Bridges and I am a pure mathematics major at Florida StateUniversity. I was born and raised in Virginia Beach where I enjoyed running,playing jazz music on the drums, going to the beach, and learning aboutmathematics and computers. I love to stay busy, and nowadays I enjoy hanging out with my friends, weightlifting,Continue reading “Ian Bridges: Making Medical Research More Accessible”

Sophie Allen: Replaying Autobiograhical Memories with HippoCamera

My name is Sophie Allen, and I am a junior studying Psychology and Biomathematics. For the past two and a half years I have been involved in long-term memory research in Dr. Chris Martin’s Memory Lab in the Department of Psychology. Throughout my time in the Martin Memory Lab, I have been given opportunities toContinue reading “Sophie Allen: Replaying Autobiograhical Memories with HippoCamera”

Bianca Noland: Sustaining Company Culture

For my Tech fellows research project, I wanted my topic to relate to my internshipexperience with StarterStudio. Before my internship began, I came up with the research question “How do startups continue to implement sustainability practices during expansion?”. When coming up with this question, I recognized that this was a topic that I was veryContinue reading “Bianca Noland: Sustaining Company Culture”

Harrison Betz: Dante’s Psychological Manual

As many of you may know, working on projects is extremely different from planning them. Over the past few months, I have spent actually researching my topic, I have found that it was much more nuanced than initially expected…and I find that fascinating! For me (and I would imagine most people), there is an inherentContinue reading “Harrison Betz: Dante’s Psychological Manual”

Miguel Gonzalez: Studying the Emerging Woubikan Language

The tenth of July marks one month since I arrived in Côte d’Ivoire, West Africa. The first days were difficult as I faced a new reality. Fortunately, given the time I have passed with my grandparents over the summer breaks In Colombia and Cuba, I have been able to quickly adapt to a similar lifestyleContinue reading “Miguel Gonzalez: Studying the Emerging Woubikan Language”

Angilmarie Rivera Sanchez: The Role of Gender in Commemorating the White Rose

Ever since I received the IDEA Grant from Florida State University, I have successfully propelled my Honors in the Major thesis forward and accomplished many of the goals I had set for myself this Summer. Once the Spring semester ended and I was able to focus on my research, I used some of the fundsContinue reading “Angilmarie Rivera Sanchez: The Role of Gender in Commemorating the White Rose”

Michelle Evangelista: How Pollution Can Affect Every Day Life in Guadalajara

It has been about 2.5 months since arriving in Mexico to conduct my research the Santiago River in the municipalities of El Salto and Juanacatlán in Guadalajara, Mexico. El Salto and Juanacatalán are part of the Conurbated Zone of Guadalajara, along with the municipalities of Guadalajara, part of Zapopan, Tonalá, Tlaquepaque, Tlajomulco de Zúñiga, andContinue reading “Michelle Evangelista: How Pollution Can Affect Every Day Life in Guadalajara”

Ezekiel Faulknor: Ways Domi Station Builds Community

First Friday Domi Station has a monthly First Friday happy hour which is a great opportunity to network with other startups in the community. It’s really a great chance to meet new people and get out of your comfort zone. I’ve had a lot of interesting conversations with the people I’ve met there. First FridayContinue reading “Ezekiel Faulknor: Ways Domi Station Builds Community”