Theodore Oing graduated cum laude with a B.A. in psychology from Tusculum College in May 2014. Member of the national honors society Alpha Chi and the international psychology honors society Psi Chi. Completed the Ronald E. McNair Program in Summer 2013. Undergraduate research under the supervision of Dr. Brian Pope included topics such as the earworm phenomenon and the effects of ego depletion on video game performance. Research projects have been presented at the Southeastern Psychological Association (SEPA) Annual Conference in 2013 and 2014, and the ETSU Boland Symposium in 2014. I was employed by Tusculum College from 2012-2014 as a Psychology and English tutor, as well as a research mentor for Upward Bounds during my internship at the Ronald E. McNair Program. Current research interest is on the effects of emotion on choice-making and behavior.