CSSF Category Awards: 2012
Behavioral & Social Sciences

Senior Division


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S0414 — First Place
Jake H. Kuli, Grade 11 portrait
The Password Paradox: "Rememberability" vs. "Guessability." Entropy and Human Factors in Password Creation
Advisor: Ms. Judy Fusco
School: Villa Park High School, Villa Park, Orange County
S0411 — Second Place
Noah M. Fields, Grade 11 portrait
The Effects of the Growth Mindset on Academic Success and Happiness
Advisor: Dr. Nikki Malhotra
School: Thousand Oaks High School, Thousand Oaks, Ventura County
S0425 — Third Place
Sayoni Saha, Grade 12 portrait
A Doll That Looks Like Me: A Study of Self-Concept in Children with Down Syndrome
Advisor: Mr. Eric Doran
School: Whitney (Gretchen) High School, Cerritos, Los Angeles County
S0426 — Fourth Place
Divya Siddarth, Grade 10 portrait
Mood and Other Health Benefits of Yoga, Tai Chi, and Aerobic Exercise
Advisor: Mr. David Cleland
School: Harvard-Westlake School, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County
S0401 — Honorable Mention
Athman R. Adiseshan, Grade 11 portrait
Predicting Real World Characteristics from Virtual Behavior
Advisor: Dr. Nick Yee
School: Ramana Academy, San Jose, Santa Clara County
S0404 — Honorable Mention
Garrett C. Baltz, Grade 12 portrait
The Effects of the Presence of Representative Information on the False Consensus Effect
Advisor: Mrs. Deborah Brown
School: Yosemite High School, Oakhurst, Madera County
S0417 — Honorable Mention
Nidhi A. Navaratna, Grade 9 portrait
Confusion of the Senses: Exploring Cross-Modal Plasticity and the Elevated Recall Ability of Grapheme-Color Synesthetes
Advisor: Mrs. Amanda Alonzo
School: Lynbrook High School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
S0429 — Honorable Mention
Michelle Xie, Grade 12 portrait
Sonification: A Novel Approach to Data Representation, Year Two
Advisor: Ms. Wendy Slijk
School: Canyon Crest Academy, San Diego, San Diego County

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