Second-year graduate student, Amanda Hudson, gave a presentation regarding her thesis plans on February 9th. Her thesis examines the effects of the amount of time spent playing video games on sleep. Her research is geared towards how sleep quality, quantity, and Sleep Onset Latency (SOL) is affected by playing video games, especially when played within an hour before going to bed. She has also been exploring the social factor involved in playing video games, specifically, social influence and goals. She is currently collecting data and working on getting as many participants as possible. Amanda is mentored by Dr. Mary Ballard.