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Sharon Borine Award Winners

Meet the three psychology undergraduate students—Abigail Barthel, Shelby Wilcox, and Feng Gooi—who received the Sharon Borine Award in fall 2016. These awards are given each semester and acknowledge undergraduate seniors whose final submissions for their major project course are of the highest quality.
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Relationships at a glance: Trust, security, and emotional well-being

Social psychology professor Jeffry Simpson’s areas of research include attachment processes, social influence in relationships, social development, and health outcomes. He studies how relationships work within a psychological model based on attachment theory, which claims there are basically three types of people: secure, avoidant, and anxious.