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Vita

       Prisilia Tirtabudi

          A.  Personal History:

    Business Address:
    California State University, Los Angeles
    Psychoacoustic Lab
    5151 State University Dr.
    Los Angeles, CA 90032
    Office: King Hall D3078
    Phone: (323) 343-2282

    Email Address:
        tirtabudi@hotmail.com

    Date of Birth: April 25, 1976

    Marital Status: Single

    B.  Education History:

    California State University, Los Angeles
    5151 State University Dr.
    Los Angeles, California 90032
    (Spring 1995 Summer 1999)

    Major: Psychology

    Degree: B. A. in Psychology, Summer 1999
                   Overall GPA: 3.08
                   Last 90 units: 3.5

    Mark Keppel High School
    501 E. Hellman Ave.
    Alhambra, CA 91801
    Achieved High School Diploma.
    (1991-1994)

    C.  Professional Position:

    1.  Research Assistant:
    Department of Psychology, California State University, Los Angeles.
    Full-time position (1998 - Present).
        Duties:
                Participate in all aspects of the research studies conducted in the Psychoacoustic Laboratory.
        Current projects:
                                *  The effects of image size on auditory depth perception.
                                *  Hormonal influence on the auditory system (i.e., the use of oral contraceptives)
                                *  Binaural discrimination between successive vs. concurrent pulses

        Supervisor:  (David R. Perrott, Ph. D.)

    2. Research Assistant:
    Department of Psychology, California State University, Los Angeles.
    Full-time position (Fall 1997 Winter 1999)
    Part-time position (Spring 1999)
        Duties:
                Participated in all aspect of research studies conducted in the Developmental, Psychopathology and Memory Laboratory. Completed research on relationships between individual difference factors and resistance to misleading information.  Participated in a research on the relationships between social pressure and suggestibility (resistance to misleading information).

            Supervisor: (Mitchell L. Eisen, Ph. D.)

        D.  Publication and Presented Papers:

            Eisen, M. L., Cardenas, E., Kistorian, V., Yu, A. S., & Tirtabudi, P. (1999, July). Individual Differences in College Students Resistance to Misleading Information. Paper presented at the 1999 Meeting of the Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.

            Tirtabudi, P., & Perrott, D. R. (1999, May). Effects of Image Size in Auditory Depth Perception. Paper presented at the 79th Annual meeting of Western Psychological Association, Irvine, CA.

            Tirtabudi, P., Eisen, M. L., Cardenas, E., & Yu, A. S. (1999, May). Individual Differences in Agreeableness and Resistance to Misleading Information. Paper presented at the 79th Annual meeting of Western Psychological Association, Irvine, CA.

            Eisen, M. L., Yu, A. S., & Tirtabudi, P. (1998, August). Role of Social Factors in Mediating between Hypnotizability, Dissociation, and Suggestibility. Paper Presented at the 106th Annual meeting of American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

        E. School Research Competition Presentations:

            Tirtabudi, P., Eisen, M. L., Cardenas, E., & Yu, A. S. (1999, March). Individual Differences in Agreeableness and Resistance to Misleading Information. Paper presented at the 7th Annual Undergraduate Research Competition, California State University, Los Angeles.

            Yu, A. S., Eisen, M. L., & Tirtabudi, P. (1999, March). Relations Between the Deese/Roediger-McDermott Task and Resistance to Misleading Information. Paper presented the 7th Annual Undergraduate Research Competition, California State University, Los Angeles.
 

        F. Honors and Awards:

        1.  Outstanding Contribution to Department, California State University, Los Angeles (2000)
        2.  Outstanding Academic Achievement. California State University, Los Angeles (1999).
        3.  Outstanding Academic Achievement. California State University, Los Angeles (1998).

        G.  Membership in Professional Associations:

            Student member of the Western Psychological Association
            Member of Psi Chi, National Honors Society

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