Janosko - Research Analyst - Columbus, OH, USA

Laura Janosko

Columbus, OH, USA


Research Analyst


Used Excel and SPSS in the analysis of data on spatial intelligence in student athletes and distance judgments in 2D images.

Results of these experiments were presented at symposiums.

The Excel template I created is still being used to score experiments today.

Work History

Brown University

Dement Fellow

May 2013 - August 2013

Investigated differences in sleep patterns between obese versus normal weight adolescents
Presentation of independent research at end of summer colloquium
Experience working with adolescents and as a team

University of Dayton Semester of Service

AmeriCorps Volunteer, Adventure Central

August 2012 - December 2012

Taught a group of 25 inner city youth (ages 6-9) in an afterschool program
Developed daily lesson plans incorporating literacy, math, and science
Promoted positive youth development through hands-on learning activities

University of Dayton Psychology Department

Research Team Leader

January 2011 - May 2013

Developed instructions and programmed experiment in SuperLab
Managing team members and running participants
Set up Excel templates to score 700 data points-cut entry time down from 5 hours to 25 minutes

Dayton Jersey Co., University of Dayton Micro Company


August 2010 - December 2010

Marketing for a student operated micro-company, which consisted of only four members
Determined price based on manufacturing costs and competition analysis
Established a marketing campaign incorporating direct and indirect marketing strategies
Created a business plan, which covered our break-even analysis, distribution channel, sales force and representatives, advertising and promotion, service and warranties, trade shows, future markets

University of Dayton


January 2010 - May 2013

Worked one-on-one with intercollegiate student athletes under NCAA regulations
Reinforced concepts through auditory, visual, and read/write methods
Recognized with award and highest standing for work ethic


Exocentric distance judgments in 2D computer-generated images

Undergraduate Honors Thesis: investigated the affect of depth cues on distance judgments in computer-generated 2D images

-Conducted a literature review
--Secured funding and Internal Review Board approval by writing formal proposals
-Created stimuli using Google SketchUp
-Programmed experiment in SuperLab
-Scheduled, ran, and granted credit to participants
-Collected and analyzed data using Excel and SPSS
-Presented results at Honors Symposium and Stander Symposium

Qualifications & Certifications

Psychology, Biology

University of Dayton

University of Dayton

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