Psychology and Child Development

College of Liberal Arts

Psych Student Breanna Ceballos Wins Prestigious Student Award At The Western Psychological Association Convention!


Breanna Ceballos, a 4th year Psychology major and Gerontology minor, was awarded a WPA Travel Award by the Western Psychological Association. This award is given for outstanding research conducted by a student! To achieve this, the abstract submitted was in the top 2% of presenters (out of over 900!). The presentation was titled "An Unforeseen Consequence of Stay-at-Home Mandates: Low-income Individuals Show Greater Stress Levels and Depressive Symptoms during the COVID-19 Pandemic." This research was worked on as a BEACoN project, with Dr. Hagobian, Adam Seal and later, Dr. Bennion, as a senior project advisor.  Congratulations Breanna, on this outstanding honor! 

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