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Kent State Trumbull Psychology Students Present Research Findings in Boston

Posted Mar. 31, 2014
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Kent State University at Trumbull undergraduate students
(from left to right) Randi Hidasey, Morgan Free and Greg
presented findings from their research at the 2014
Eastern Psychological Association meeting in Boston.

A trio of Kent State University at Trumbull psychology students – junior Morgan Free and seniors Randi Hidasey and Greg Perry – presented their findings on the links between perceptions of health issues, binge drinking and mental health outcomes at the 2014 Eastern Psychological Association meeting held in Boston on March 13-16.

“These students did a fabulous job with their presentation and of representing Kent State University," says Patricia Tomich, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology at Kent State Trumbull. “Teaching students how to conduct and present research strengthens our psychological researchers of tomorrow, which in turn brightens the future for the entire field of psychology.”
The trio, along with Tomich, presented one undergraduate research poster and co-authored a second presentation based on research conducted in association with grant monies received from the Kent State Research Council.

The Kent State Research Council’s goal is to foster and stimulate research efforts and creative projects by providing financial support for artistic and scholarly work conducted by Kent State faculty and students.
To learn more about psychology and the degree options available in the field at Kent State Trumbull, visit the departmental website at