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Theses from 2024

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Examining Working Memory Precision Estimates as an Individual Difference, Stephen A. Campbell

Theses from 2023

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Anti-nociception induced by high-intensity electrical brain stimulation, Julieta Trejo

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Fail to Plan, Plan to Fail: The Effects of Forecasting Valence on Creativity, Rylee Marie Linhardt

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Addressing the Information Crisis: Understanding the Relationships Between Information Choices and Health and Academic Outcomes, Amber L. Morgan

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Lost in Your Halo: The Influence of Group Attractiveness and Diversity on Perceived Group Performance Ratings, Jade C. Chacon

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EXPLORING SEX DIFFERENCES IN CONDITIONED PLACE AVERSION, Houda Hussein Chamseddine

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The Influence of Organizational Tightness-Looseness, Self-Monitoring, and Performance Standards on Creativity, Sampoorna Nandi

Theses from 2022

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ASSESSING NON-MOTOR SYMPTOMS IN PARKINSON’S DISEASE USING A 6-HYDROXYDOPAMINE LESION IN THE SUBSTANTIA NIGRA, Tiffany Aguirre

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Spaced Retrieval Improves Retention And Transfer Of Foreign Vocabulary, Durna Alakbarova

Theses from 2021

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The Effects of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy on Pain Thresholds and Anxiodepressive Behaviors in a Pre-clinical Fibromyalgia Pain Model, Cassie Mae Argenbright

Theses from 2020

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A NEW PERSPECTIVE ON SOCIAL MEDIA USE, LONELINESS, AND CYBERBULLYING, Danielle M. Brecht

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Me or My Friends? Examining SNS Friend Activity's Impact on Applicant Perceptions, Dustin Kaleb Hightower

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The Roles of Remote Positive Contact and Reciprocal Intimate Self-Disclosure in Reducing Intergroup Distinctiveness Motives, Jessica J. Stephens

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Weight Bias and Mindset in Physical Educators, Abigail Caroline Heller

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SIMULTANEOUS MULTI-REGION LOCAL FIELD POTENTIAL RECORDINGS IN RESPONSE TO NOXIOUS STIMULI FROM FREELY MOVING RATS, Zhen Wang

Theses from 2019

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Investigating the Effects of Varying Levels of Autonomy in an eLancing Environment, Traci M. Bricka

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The Balancing Act: An Empirical Study Introducing and Removing Constraints in Idea Generation, Adam Damadzic

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Testing Theories and Measures for Promoting Dietary Change, Shane A. Snyder

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Say Sorry or Stay Quiet: The Effect of Leader Recovery Strategies on Followers, Pratibha Deepak

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The Effects of Temporal Contraction and Temporal Dilation on Cognitive Performance, Amandeep Singh Dhaliwal

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Self-Solicitation of a Provisional Self: The Dark Triad and Spontaneous Self-Concept Content, Stephen M. Doerfler

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Ethical Climate and Corporate Social Responsibility, Jelisa Jones

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Cybervetting: The Role of Negative Content, Julia Hylton Whitaker

Theses from 2018

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THE EFFECTS OF PRIMING PATRIOTISM ON ATTITUDES TOWARD IMMIGRANTS: DO ALL AMERICANS RESPOND TO PATRIOTIC IMAGES THE SAME WAY?, Norma Elizabeth Garza Reyes

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Evaluating the Impact of Age and Time on Sensory and Affective Levels of Pain Processing, Maxine Kaylen Geltmeier

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Smartphone and Social Media use and its Health Associations, Cory Newell

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BEHAVIORAL AND LOCAL FIELD POTENTIAL CHANGES IN THE THALAMUS AND ANTERIOR CINGULATE CORTEX OF BEHAVING RATS EXPERIENCING POST HERPETIC NEURALGIA, Jennifer Strand

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Sex Differences in Balance Measures and Chronic Low Back Pain in Older Adults, Kelley Bevers

Theses from 2017

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BIOPSYCHOSOCIAL MEASURES RELATED TO POSTURAL CONTROL IN OLDER ADULTS, Ryan Paul Hulla

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ELECTROPHYSIOLOGICAL ANALYSIS ASSESSING THE ANALGESIC NATURE OF THE LATERAL HABENULA (LHb), Akshay Sunil Parchure

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NEGATIVE EMOTIONALITY, ACTIVITY LEVEL AND EXTERNALIZING PROBLEMS IN PRESCHOOLERS: THE INFLUENCE OF MATERNAL MENTAL HEALTH AND EDUCATION, Ogechi Katherina Nwadinobi

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Assessing the Impact of Pain on Decision-making in a Rat Gambling Task (RGT), Celina Antionette Salcido

Theses from 2016

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Specific Emotions and Altruistic Decision Making - A Study in Relational Perspective, Srinwanti Hazra Chaudhury

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The effects of ketamine exposure on NMDA receptor mediated synaptic transmission in the developing brain - A mechanistic study of ketamine-induced neuroapoptosis, Saurabh Kokane

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Latent Semantic Similarity in Initial Computer-Mediated Interactions, Vivian P. Ta

Theses from 2015

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EFFECTS OF DISSONANCE AND DISRUPTION ON RISKY DECISIONS, Wyn E. Taylor

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The Investigation Of Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex (DLPFC) Activity In Item And Associative Memory Using Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS), Cheryl Kay Abellanoza

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Maternal Negative Affectivity And Child Internalizing Problems: Child Behavioral Inhibition As A Mediator, Haolei Fang

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An EEG Investigation In Depression: The Effect Of Cognitive Processing, Kellen C. Gandy

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Predicting Pattern Characteristics That Lead To Work Return Following Functional Restoration Treatment In A Chronic Disabling Occupational Musculoskeletal Disorder Population, Rachel Purdum

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How Well, And How Quick, Do They Click? Initial Dyadic Interactions Between Straight Women And Gay (vs. Straight) Men, Eric M. Russell

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Quick Decisions Involving Threatening And Non-threatening Images, Audrey Kaye Snowden

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Characterization Of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder And Posttraumatic Growth: Common Determinants And Associations, Daniel Tebbe

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Participant Makeup And Involvement In Corporate Alumni Relations Programs, Jaclyn T. West

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The Role Of The Lateral Habenula In The Affective Dimension Of Pain, Michelle Marie White

Theses from 2014

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Peer Victimization And The COMT Val158met Polymorphism: A Differential Susceptability Model, Erin Q. Boyd

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The Prevalence And Responsiveness Of Head Injuries In A Chronic Disabling Occupational Musculoskeletal Disorder Population, Evan McKenna Bradford

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Development And Validation Of A Group Based Dominance Scale, Tiffany Janiece Davis

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Biological Aging And Peer Victimization: The Role Of Social Support In Telomere Length And Health Outcomes, Maria Elizabeth Guarneri-White

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The Role Of Executive Functions And Maternal Characteristics In Externalizing Problems Among Young Children, Catherine A. Spann

Theses from 2013

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The Impact Of Peer Victimization On Adolescent Inflammatory Markers, Allyson Antoinette Arana

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The Role Of Religion In Managing Existential Threat: Effects On Outgroup Attitudes, Lauren Elizabeth Coursey

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A Novel Method Utilizing Approach-avoidance To Assess The Aversive Nature Of Pain, Amber Lee Ann Harris Bozer

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Acute Elevation In Estradiol Influences The Salience Of Cocaine Cues, Samara Morris Bobzean

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Impact Of Recurrence On Prostate Cancer Survivors, Gabriela Orsak

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Examining The Effects Of Health Behaviors And Emotions On Medical Care Seeking And Avoidant Behaviors In Older Adults, Hollie Beth Pellosmaa

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Masticatory Performance In Those With Temporomandibular Joint And Muscle Disorder, Celeste Noelle Sanders

Theses from 2012

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Perceived Fairness Of The Use Of Facebook In The Selection Process, Donielle Gustafson

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Does Fibromyalgia Resolve With Functional Restoration Treatment In Chronic Disabling Occupational Musculoskeletal Disorders? Prevalence And Treatment Responsiveness, Meredith M. Hartzell

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Exergame Use As A Gateway To The Adoption Of And Adherence To Sport-specific And General Physical Activity, Colin Jenney

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Ratio Bias In Judgment Under Specific Emotions, Yanfei Liu

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Physcial Symptoms In Patients With Acute TMD: The Influence Of Emotional Distress, Kara Lorduy

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Bullying, Victimization, Depression, And Substance Use: Sex As A Possible Complicating Factor, Michael C. Natishyn

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The Effects Of A Preparatory Skills Training On Student Success, Ajal B. Patel

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The Individual Approach To Contact: How Personality Predicts Intergroup Contact Behavior, Nicole Sharp

Theses from 2011

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Effect Of Number Of Ideas And Folders On Idea Generation In Groups, Lauren E. Arditti

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Generations: The Dividing Line Between Preferences For Leadership Styles, Alysia Annette Bransford

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Modeling Work Retention In Chronic Disabling Occupational Musculoskeletal Disorders: The Role Of Pre-treatment And Post-treatment Risk Factors, Emily Brede

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Conditioned Place Preference In The Male Wistar-Kyoto Rat, Torry Scott Dennis

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Measurement Invariance Of The SF-12 Across Ethnic Groups Among Women In Postpartum, Tamer Farouk Desouky

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The Role Of Abstraction For Creative Idea Generation, Ajeeta Deuja

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The Effect Of Morphine On Dopamine Neuron Activation In Males And Cycling Females, Micah Eimerbrink

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Asynchronous Idea Generation, Runa Korde

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Verbal Behavior Of Mice And Men: Preference For Multiple Schedules Of Reinforcement As An Indicator Of The Evolution Of Verbal Behavior, Adrianne Eileen Lewis

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Competition Between Dorsal Root Reflex And Sympathetic Activity On Neurogenic Inflammation, Ailing Li

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Finally, My Thesis On Academic Procrastination, Justin McCloskey

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An Animal Model Of Conditioned Placebo Analgesia, Christopher T. McNabb

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Creating And Studying "Instant Enemies" And Instant Allies" In Same-sex Dyadic Interactions, Anna E. Park

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Embeddedness Versus Isolation In Dissonance-induced Attitude Change, Rebecca L. Robinson

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Does Teacher Bullying Predict Poorer Adjustment Outcomes In Students?, Erika Venzor

Theses from 2010

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False And Veridical Memories And Stereotype Threat: A Cognitive Understanding Of A Social Phenomenon, John R. Biggan

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Some Bullied Adolescents More Susceptible To Depression, Priya Anapurna Iyer

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Expanding Beyond The Foundations Of Decision-making: Perceptual Differences Of Risk Between Resources, Patrick A. Ramirez

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Content, Values, And Environment: Applicant Reactions To Job Descriptions, Adria D. Toliver

Theses from 2009

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The Influence Of Knowledge Aquired At Study On Younger And Older Adults' Source Memory, Crystal Marie Cooper Cortes

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Does Chronic Victimization Lead To A Rejection Attribution Bias?, Haylie Lauren Gomez

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Does Chronic Pain And Pain Sensitivity Influence's One's Affective Experience Of Social And Physical Pain?, Marcos A. Gomez

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Organizational Justice And Stress: An Investigation, Heather E. Graham

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The Influence Of Different Distributions Of Minority Representation On The Developmental Performance Ratings Of White Male Managers, Amber-Rani N. Harris

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The Effect Of Pag Stimulation Evoked Dorsal Root Reflexes In Neurogenic Inflammation, Pushpani Menaka Herath

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Human Preferences For Facial Symmetry In Dogs (Canis Familiaris), Deborah A. McArthur

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Understanding Stigma By Association: The Roles Of Prior Attitudes And Objective Justification, Theresa Glasgow Moehrle

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The Influence Of Contingent Self-esteem And Self-esteem Variability On Reactions To Ostracism, Marie C. Ramirez

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Empathic Accuracy And Computer-mediated Communication: Testing The Effects Of The Target Partner's Attractiveness, Self-disclosure And Trust, Kathryn Hyde Rollings

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Examining The Effects Of Early Life Stress From Maternal Separation On Measures Of Pain And Anxiety, Megan Lynne Uhelski

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Training Parents To Systematically Assess And Use Their Child With Autism Spectrum Disorder's Highly Preferred Items To Both Cue And Reinforce Desired Behavior Responses In Community Settings, Shana Leigh Wiggins

Theses from 2008

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Performance Differences: A Comparison Between Computer-based And Paper-pencil Versions Of A Work Simulation Exercise, Cara L. Fay

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Septal Stimulation Inhibits Spinal Cord Dorsal Horn Neuronal Activity, Christopher E. Hagains

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Risk Factors For Functional Restoration Non-completion, Krista J. Howard

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The Effects Of Narcissistic Group Identity And Group-level Provocation On U.S. Citizens' Attitudes And Behavior Toward Arab Immigrants, Patricia A. Lyons