Modern Psychological Studies

Modern Psychological Studies is a psychological journal devoted exclusively to publishing manuscripts by undergraduate students.

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Current Issue: Volume 30, Number 1 (2024)



Motivated gifts: A self-determination perspective
Sharise Love and Liudmila Titova


Body dissatisfaction in college students: Which sociocultural pressure best predicts drive for thinness?
Sawyer V. Ellis, Elaine M. Kozmiuk, Mary E. Pritchard, and Heather Schoenherr


Attitude changes among college students post-pandemic
Alex J. Goncalo and Nicholas S. Zambrotta


Body image and social media in college students
Elaine M. Kozmiuk, Sawyer Ellis, Mary Pritchard, and Heather Schoenherr (Mentor)


The effects of video game use on spatial ability in a landmark memory task
Brendan T. Jacobs, Christina A. Thrasher, and Lauren L. Harburger

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Editorial Review Board
Ana Alfonso Gonzalez
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Kerrick Coble
Erik Ebert
Nicolas Forsha
Makayla Hall
William Moore
Sarah Pelaz
Cydni Thomas
Davis Ann Townsend
Emma Woodard