CSSF Project Listings: 2016
Behavioral & Social Sciences

Senior Division

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Mizna Akbar, Grade 11 portrait
Dayna H. Thai, Grade 11 portrait
The Effects of Aerobic Exercise on Semantic Memory
Advisor: Mr. Jonathan Bowns
School: Clovis North High School, Fresno, Fresno County
Nicholas M. Brdar, Grade 10 portrait
Effects of Online vs. Printed Textbooks
Advisor: Mrs. Viki Acquistapace
School: De La Salle High School, Concord, Contra Costa County
Shreyas Chandrashekaran, Grade 10 portrait
The Effect of Age on Human Thinking Processes
Advisor: Mrs. Kelly Horan
School: Harker (The) School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
Andrew C. Condon, Grade 9 portrait
The Influence of General Anxiety on the Perception of Personal Safety
Advisor: Mr. Paul Hunt
School: Villa Park High School, Villa Park, Orange County
Emily P. Condon, Grade 11 portrait
Motor Vehicle Driver Injury and Death in Orange County: Who Is Most at Risk?
Advisor: Mr. Paul Hunt
School: Villa Park High School, Villa Park, Orange County
Leanna T. Duong, Grade 10 portrait
Peizhu Qian, Grade 12 portrait
Analysis of the Impacts of Cultural Changes through Interpretation of Hofstede's Cultural Dimension Theory
Advisor: Ms. Stacy Stahl
School: Developing Virtue School, Ukiah, Mendocino County, Instilling Goodness Elementary School, Ukiah, Mendocino County
S0407 — Honorable Mention
Ruwanthi N. Ekanayake, Grade 12 portrait
Effects of Sleep Quality on Virtual Reality Language Learning
Advisor: Mr. Peter Starodub
School: Palos Verdes Peninsula High School, Rolling Hills Estates, Los Angeles County
S0408 — Fourth Place
Lauren R. Fishman, Grade 11 portrait
Expressing Emotion: Physiological, Verbal, and Facial Differences
Advisor: Dr. Nisha Kunte
School: Sage Hill High School, Newport Coast, Orange County
Musaiel D. Gebremariam, Grade 9 portrait
Ryan Le, Grade 9 portrait
Influence of Math Level and Grade on Number Sequence Recall Accuracy
Advisor: Ms. Judith Barcelon
School: Piner High School, Santa Rosa, Sonoma County
Zoey R. Grant, Grade 11 portrait
Gender Influence in the United States Military Correlating to the Imbalance of Gender Diversity in Active Duty Recrui
Advisor: Mr. Scott Mckeon
School: Technology High School, Rohnert Park, Sonoma County
Camryn J. Herold, Grade 11 portrait
Factors Contributing to the Academic and Social Success of the Emotionally Disturbed Programs within the CVUSD
Advisor: Dr. Krister Swanson
School: Thousand Oaks High School, Thousand Oaks, Ventura County
S0412 — Honorable Mention
Rufina J. Joung, Grade 10 portrait
Simran K. Sandhu, Grade 11 portrait
A Study of the Impact of Race on Facial Recognition of Asian Ethnicities
Advisor: Mrs. Andrea Oliveira-Taylor
School: King (Martin Luther, Jr.) High School, Riverside, Riverside County
Miranda Li, Grade 10 portrait
Impact of Patient-Centered Approach Intervention on Women's Knowledge of National Cervical Cancer Screening Guidelines
Advisor: Ms. Charlene Chang
School: Crescenta Valley High School, La Crescenta, Los Angeles County
Gabriel Lipow, Grade 9 portrait
Does Giving Children the Opportunity to Recycle Increase Waste Output?
Advisor: Dr. Jonathan Lipow
School: Salinas High School, Salinas, Monterey County
S0415 — First Place
Anna J. Lou, Grade 11 portrait
Closing the Achievement Gap in STEM: Effect of Prior Knowledge on Guidance in Technology-Based Student-Centered Learning
Advisor: Dr. Susanne Jaeggi
School: Oxford Academy, Cypress, Orange County
S0416 — Second Place
Henry G. Low, Grade 11 portrait
Assessing the Effectiveness of Virtual Psychotherapies for OCD by Developing a Novel Software Application
Advisor: Ms. Andrea Adams
School: Western Sierra Collegiate Academy, Rocklin, Placer County
Cassiel T. McEvoy, Grade 12 portrait
Music and the Induction of Emotions
Advisor: Dr. Krister Swanson
School: Thousand Oaks High School, Thousand Oaks, Ventura County
Sheyenne E. Mitchell, Grade 9 portrait
Can You Taste the Rainbow?
Advisor: Mrs. Jennifer Achziger
School: California City High School, California City, Kern County
Saumya Nimmagadda, Grade 10 portrait
The Effect of Support and Knowledge from Coaches and Family on an Athlete's Return to Sport from an ACL Injury
Advisor: Mr. Jason Lee
School: Lynbrook High School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
Meredith S. Sheppard, Grade 11 portrait
The Relationship of Depression between Nurses Working Night Shifts and Day Shifts
Advisor: Dr. Nikki Malhotra
School: Thousand Oaks High School, Thousand Oaks, Ventura County
Edward A. Trimble, Grade 10 portrait
Using EEG as an Evaluative Tool for Sustained Concentration Studies: Phase III
Advisor: Dr. Daniel Morse
School: Bloomington High School, Bloomington, San Bernardino County
S0422 — Third Place
Anika J. Wille, Grade 10 portrait
Is Seeing Perceiving? Do Visual Cues Enhance Auditory Attention and Comprehension in a Mixed Speech Background?
Advisor: Dr. Julien Astruc
School: French American International School, San Francisco, San Francisco County
Nicholas G. Wong, Grade 11 portrait
Currency Movement Projections and Possible Societal Applications Using Dollar Bill Tracking Data
Advisor: Mr. Todd Whalen
School: Kennedy (John F.) High School, Sacramento, Sacramento County

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