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  • The social convoys of affordable senior housing residents: Fellow residents and ''Time Left'' 

    Drum, Jessica L.; Medvene, Louis J. (Taylor & Francis, 2017)
    Living in an affordable senior housing site is a viable option for older adults who want to age in a community setting. Affordable senior housing is subsidized housing provided in the United States by the federal government's ...
  • Shifts in maximum audiovisual integration with age 

    Jansen, Samantha D.; Keebler, Joseph R.; Chaparro, Alex (Brill Academic Publishers, 2018)
    Listeners attempting to understand speech in noisy environments rely on visual and auditory processes, typically referred to as audiovisual processing. Noise corrupts the auditory speech signal and listeners naturally ...
  • Usability comparison of conventional direct control versus pattern recognition control of transradial prostheses 

    White, Melissa Mae; Zhang, Wenjuan; Winslow, Anna T.; Zahabi, Maryam; Zhang, Fan; Huang, He; Kaber, David B. (IEEE, 2017-12)
    The goal of this study was to compare the usability of two control schemes for a transradial myoelectric prosthesis, including conventional direct control (DC) and pattern recognition (PR) control, when used by able-bodied ...
  • Perceptions of community, social capital, and how they affect self-reported health: a multilevel analysis 

    Dziadkowiec, Oliwier; Meissen, Gregory J.; Merkle, Edgar C. (Elsevier, 2017-11)
    Objectives: The link between social capital and self-reported health has been widely explored. On the other hand, we know less about the relationship between social capital, community socioeconomic characteristics, and ...
  • Detection of driver drowsiness using wearable devices: A feasibility study of the proximity sensor 

    He, Jibo; Choi, William; Yang, Yan; Lu, Junshi; Wu, Xiaohui; Peng, Kaiping (Elsevier Ltd., 2017-11)
    Background: Drowsiness is one of the major factors that cause crashes in the transportation industry. Drowsiness detection systems can alert drowsy operators and potentially reduce the risk of crashes. In this study, a ...
  • The Empowering Schools Project: identifying the classroom and school characteristics that lead to student empowerment 

    Kirk, Chris Michael; Lewis, Rhonda K.; Brown, Kyrah K.; Karibo, Brittany; Scott, Angela; Park, Elle (SAGE Publications, 2017)
    In an education system marred by inequity, urban schools in the United States are faced with the challenge of helping students from marginalized groups succeed. While many strategies have been tried, most are built on ...
  • The effects of gender, flow and video game experience on combat identification training 

    Plummer, John P.; Schuster, David; Keebler, Joseph R. (Taylor & Francis, 2017)
    The present study examined the effects of gender, video game experience (VGE), and flow state on multiple indices of combat identification (CID) performance. Individuals were trained on six combat vehicles in a simulation, ...
  • Relationship between event type and mental health outcomes: Event centrality as mediator 

    Reiland, Sarah A.; Clark, Charles B. (Elsevier Ltd., 2017-08-01)
    Although stressful life events can trigger adverse mental health outcomes, many people will not develop symptoms of depression or Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), leading researchers to seek out factors that influence ...
  • Aggression and matrix reasoning 

    Warren, Jeffrey A. (Wichita State University, 2017-04-28)
    Abstract thought is a domain of cognition concerned with organizing discrete concrete ideas into broader concepts through identifying similarities and underlying patterns. Greater ability in abstract thinking has been ...
  • Evaluating and optimizing the design of clinical decision support for paramedics in the field 

    Misasi, Paul; Gisick, Logan; Leverenz, Tiffany (Wichita State University, 2017-04-28)
    Millions of people call upon emergency medical services each year to access the healthcare system by ambulance. Nearly every moment of every day, paramedics across the globe respond to provide medical care in austere ...
  • What's there to say about those little libraries? 

    Siwierka, Julia (Wichita State University, 2017-04-28)
    This project explores the phenomenon of mobilizing communities to read through pop-up libraries, specifically Little Free Libraries. These birdhouse-like "take a book, leave a book" systems have the capability of eradicating ...
  • Effects of a visuo-motor training task on visual functioning in older adults 

    Ha, Kelly (Wichita State University, 2017-04-28)
    The normal aging process is associated with variable degrees of decline in perceptual, cognitive, and motor control abilities that are important for the successful execution of everyday tasks, such as driving and walking. ...
  • Optimal placement of police body-worn cameras 

    Raushel, Alexis; Armijo, Adam (Wichita State University, 2017-04-28)
    As a growing technology, body-worn cameras are gaining considerable popularity with police departments and increased attention from the media. These cameras allow transparency between officers and civilians, as well as ...
  • Prolonged use of dynamic text presentations for reading with low vision 

    Gannon, Erin; Smith, Dustin (Wichita State University, 2017-04-28)
    Reading is a primary difficulty for people with visual impairments, and many patients express significant reductions in quality of life as a result. Current solutions to this problem often involve expensive, cumbersome ...
  • New input schemes for new devices 

    Canare, Dominic (Wichita State University, 2017-04-28)
    Novel input devices can potentially increase the bandwidth between users and their devices.Traditional desktop computing uses windows, icons, menus, and pointers-an interface schemebuilt for the computer mouse and very ...
  • Firearms safety 

    Armijo, Adam J.; Raushel, Alexis (Wichita State University, 2017-04-28)
    Despite the fact that many people are unintentionally killed or injured in firearms-related incidents each year in the USA, there has been little research conducted on firearms safety. The current study addresses this issue ...
  • A behavioral economic assessment of individualizing versus binding moral foundations 

    Clark, Charles B.; Swails, Jeffrey A.; Pontinen, Heidi M.; Bowerman, Shannon E.; Kriz, Kenneth A.; Hendricks, Peter S. (Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved., 2017-07-01)
    The goal of the study was to determine if people's endorsement of different moral foundations influences their degree of prosocial behavior in a set of economic exchange games. Moral Foundations Theory has proven to be a ...
  • The development of in vivo measures to assess the impact of sex-drive reducing medications in an offender with an intellectual disability 

    Rea, Jerry A.; Dixon, Michael R.; Zettle, Robert D.; Wright, Kasey L. (Springer International Publishing, 2017-04)
    The ability to adequately evaluate medications in the treatment of paraphilias has been limited by reliance upon self-report as a measure of effectiveness over periods of time that may be too short to detect reoffending. ...
  • An integrated temporal model of belief and attitude change: an empirical test with the iPad 

    Xu, David Jingjun; Abdinnour, Sue; Chaparro, Barbara S. (Association for Information Systems, 2017-02)
    Bhattacherjee and Premkumar (2004) propose a temporal model of belief and attitude change to understand fluctuating patterns of information technology (IT) usage. However, they overlook the role of perceived enjoyment in ...
  • Text input on a smartwatch QWERTY keyboard: tap vs. trace 

    Turner, Colton; Chaparro, Barbara S.; He, Jibo (Taylor & Francis LTD, 2017)
    This study examines text input performance on a smartwatch using tap and trace input methods on a standard QWERTY keyboard (Swype(TM)). Participants were either experts or novices to the tracing technique on their smartphone. ...

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