Borton, Sam Briggs '12 and Beril Esen '13 Present at Conference
February 3, 2012
Associate Professor of Psychology Jen Borton, students Sam Briggs '12 and Beril Esen '13, and former Hamilton Professor Mark Oakes presented two posters at the annual conference of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology in San Diego in January. Their posters were titled Defensive Self-Esteem and Self-Awareness and Unforgettable: Autobiographical Memories of People with Defensive High Self-Esteem.
The students conducted summer research with Borton in 2010, and their work formed the basis of a senior thesis conducted by Stefanie Linnan and Lauren Specht, both class of 2011.