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  • Self-compassion as a resiliency factor against the induction of dysphoric mood 

    Carrasquillo, Nakisha (Wichita State University, 2015-12)
    Self-compassion’s relationship to psychological well-being is an emerging area of scientific investigation. Previous research suggests self-compassion has a buffering effect against depression that is partially mediated ...
  • Perceived credibility of government health information 

    Voegeli, Christopher D. (Wichita State University, 2015-12)
    For decades, the government has been a leading provider in health information for family physicians and the medical community. Only recently, however, have most people gained the ability to read government findings and ...
  • Gamified low-prevalence vigils 

    Miranda, Andrew T. (Wichita State University, 2015-12)
    The vigilance decrement has been a well-studied human factors problem since World War II (Mackworth, 1948). A more recently discovered and fundamentally similar problem is the low-prevalence effect in visual search (e.g., ...
  • College students opinions on gun violence 

    Lewis-Moss, Rhonda K.; LoCurto, Jamie; Brown, Kyrah K.; Stowell, David; Maryman, J'Vonnah; Dean, Amber K.; McNair, Thoi; Ojeda, Deborah; Siwierka, Julia K. (Springer International Publishing AG, 2016-06)
    Gun violence and control issues have become serious public health problems. This study gathered the opinions from 419 college students from a Midwestern University. Participants were asked about beliefs about purchasing ...
  • The impact of non-concordant self-report of substance use in clinical trials research 

    Clark, C. Brendan; Zyambo, Cosmas M.; Li, Ye; Cropsey, Karen L. (Elsevier Science Inc., 2016-07)
    Background: Studies comparing self-report substance use data to biochemical verification generally demonstrate high rates of concordance. We argue that these rates are due to the relatively high true negative rate in the ...
  • Defense mechanisms of pregnant mothers predict attachment security, social-emotional competence, and behavior problems in their toddlers 

    Porcerelli, John H.; Huth-Bocks, Alissa; Huprich, Steven K.; Richardson, Laura (American Psychiatric Association, 2016-02-01)
    Objective: For at-risk (single parent, low income, low support) mothers, healthy adaptation and the ability to manage stress have clear implications for parenting and the social-emotional well-being of their young offspring. ...
  • Assessing whether religious behaviors and positive and negative affect are associated with alcohol use and abuse among a sample of college students living in the midwest 

    Carmack, Chakema C.; Lewis-Moss, Rhonda K. (Springer International Publishing AG, 2016-06)
    Alcohol use and abuse are a problem on college campuses. Religious behaviors (religious attendance, prayer, and importance) have been shown to be a protective factor against alcohol use among college students. This study ...
  • Twitter analysis: studying US weekly trends in work stress and emotion 

    Wang, Wei; Hernandez, Ivan; Newman, Daniel A.; He, Jibo; Bian, Jiang (Wiley Periodicals, Inc., 2016-04)
    We propose the use of Twitter analysis as an alternative source of data to document weekly trends in emotion and stress, and attempt to use the method to estimate the work recovery effect of weekends. On the basis of ...
  • Social networks and links to isolation and loneliness among elderly HCBS clients 

    Medvene, Louis J.; Nilsen, Kari M.; Smith, Rachel A.; Ofei-Dodoo, Samuel; DiLollo, Anthony; Webster, Noah; Graham, Annette; Nance, Anita (Taylor & Francis Group, 2016-05-03)
    Objectives: The purpose of this study was to explore the network types of HCBS clients based on the structural characteristics of their social networks. We also examined how the network types were associated with social ...
  • Relationship of service members' deployment trauma, PTSD symptoms, and experiential avoidance to postdeployment family reengagement 

    Brockman, Callie J.; Snyder, James J.; Gewirtz, Abigail; Gird, Suzanne R.; Quattlebaum, Jamie; Schmidt, Nicole; Pauldine, Michael R.; Elish, Katie; Schrepferman, Lynn M.; Hayes, Charles; Zettle, Robert D.; DeGarmo, David S. (American Psychological Association, 2016-02)
    This research examined whether military service members' deployment-related trauma exposure, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms, and experiential avoidance are associated with their observed levels of positive ...
  • Parent training to reduce problem behaviors over the transition to high school: Tests of indirect effects through improved emotion regulation skills 

    Mason, W. Alex; January, Stacy-Ann A.; Fleming, Charles B.; Thompson, Ronald W.; Parra, Gilbert R.; Haggerty, Kevin P.; Snyder, James J. (Elsevier B.V., 2016-02)
    Adolescent problem behaviors are costly for individuals and society. Promoting the self-regulatory functioning of youth may help prevent the development of such behaviors. Parent-training and family intervention programs ...
  • Ethel Tobach (1921-2015) in memoriam 

    Greenberg, Gary (American Psychological Association, 2016-01)
    With the passing of Ethel Tobach, the world of psychology has lost one of its few remaining giants. While her death brings to an end an important era in 20th-century comparative psychology, her contributions went beyond ...
  • Human factors survey of aviation maintenance technical manuals 

    Chaparro, Alex; Groff, Loren (2002-04)
    The reported work is part of a 3 phased effort to identify human factors issues in the development of aviation technical manuals, and make recommendations for the improvement of those documents. Phase 1 of this research ...
  • Colour is what the eye sees best 

    Chaparro, Alex; Stromeyer, C.F.; Huang, E.P.; Kronauer, Richard. E.; Eskew, Rhea T. (Nature Publishing Group, 1993-01)
    It has been argued by Watson, Barlow and Robson that the visual stimulus that humans detect best specifies the spatial-temporal structure of the receptive field of the most sensitive visual neurons. To investigate 'what ...
  • Oscillatory potentials of X-linked carriers of congenital stationary night blindness 

    Young, Rockefeller S.L.; Chaparro, Alex; Price, J.; Walters, J. (ARVO, 1989-05)
    ERG oscillatory potentials (OPs) were recorded from obligate carriers of CSNB and from age-matched normal subjects. The OPs were recorded under four stimulus conditions and were analyzed in the time and frequency domains. ...
  • Reading with rods: The superiority of central vision for rapid reading 

    Chaparro, Alex; Young, Rockefeller S.L. (ARVO, 1993-06)
    To investigate why the central portion of the visual field is normally the optimal region for pattern recognition. The study uses a reading paradigm in which the text can only be seen with rod vision. Reading rates were ...
  • Reading with the rod visual system 

    Chaparro, Alex; Young, Rockefeller S.L. (OSA, 1989-03)
    Using the scanned text technique developed by Legge and his colleagues, the present study demonstrates that visually normal subjects can read with the isolated rod visual system. The subjects were able to read text (albeit ...
  • Examining perceptions of online text size and typeface legibility for older males and females 

    Bernard, Michael L.; Liao, Chia Hui; Chaparro, Barbara S.; Chaparro, Alex (2001-11)
    This study examined the perceived font legibility, ease of reading, and font sharpness, as well as perceptions of font attractiveness, fun/personality, and general preference of two serif (Times New Roman and Georgia) and ...
  • The effect of age on computer input device use: Performance and ratings of perceived exertion 

    Chaparro, Alex; Bohan, Michael; Scarlett, Deborah; Fernandez, Jeffrey E.; Choi, Sang D. (SAE International, 1998-12)
    Age-related declines in sensory-motor and musculoskeletal systems may interfere with the use of computer pointing devices by older adults. This experiment compared older and younger adults' ability to select onscreen targets ...
  • A comparison of website usage between young adults and the elderly 

    Liao, Chia Hui; Groff, Loren; Chaparro, Alex; Chaparro, Barbara S.; Stumpfhauser, Laszlo (2000-06)

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