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    • Targeting fear of spiders with control-, acceptance-, and information-based approaches 

      Wagener, Alexandra L.; Zettle, Robert D. (Psychological Record, 2011)
      The relative impact of control-, acceptance-, and information-based approaches in targeting a midlevel fear of spiders among college students was evaluated. Participants listened to a brief protocol presenting one of the ...
    • Task and effector constraints on the kinematics of pointing movements 

      Bohan, Michael; McConnell, Daniel; Thompson, Shelby; Chaparro, Alex (2005-08)
      Recent work has emphasized the distinction between task and effector constraints underlying performance in Fitts' type discrete pointing tasks. We explored the relative contributions of these constraints in a cursor-pointing ...
    • Teacher training for Head Start classrooms 

      Moreno, Desirae A.; Just, Christy L.; Snyder, James J. (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2008-04-25)
      The goal of this study was to provide Head Start teachers with specific skills in developing positive relationships with students and in more effectively managing problematic child behavior in the classroom. The hypothesis ...
    • Team combat identification: effects of gender, spatial visualization, and disagreement 

      Baker, Anthony L.; Keebler, Joseph R.; Anania, Emily C.; Schuster, David; Plummer, John P. (SAGE, 2020-02-04)
      Objective: The combat identification (CID) abilities of same-gender and mixed-gender dyads were experimentally assessed, along with measures of spatial skills and team communication. Background: CID is a high-stakes ...
    • Team training in obstetrics: a multi-level evaluation 

      Sonesh, Shirley C.; Gregory, Megan E.; Hughes, Ashley M.; Feitosa, Jennifer; Benishek, Lauren E.; Verhoeven, Dana; Patzer, Brady S.; Salazar, Maritza; Gonzalez, Laura; Salas, Eduardo (Educational Publishing Foundation-American Psychological Association, 2015-09)
      Introduction: Obstetric complications and adverse patient events are often preventable. Teamwork and situational awareness (SA) can improve detection and coordination of critical obstetric (OB) emergencies, subsequently ...
    • Teen dating violence: the who, what, and when of prevention 

      Rowley, Rochelle (Wichita State University, 2012-05)
      Much of the research on teen dating violence has attempted to take the ideas associated with adult domestic violence and intimate partner violence and apply it to teen relationships. This research was conducted to discover ...
    • The template of events for applied and critical healthcare simulation (TEACH Sim) 

      Benishek, Lauren E.; Lazzara, Elizabeth H.; Gaught, William L.; Arcaro, Lygia L.; Okuda, Yasuharu; Salas, Eduardo (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2015-02)
      Statement: Simulation-based training (SBT) affords practice opportunities for improving the quality of clinicians' technical and nontechnical skills. However, the development of practice scenarios is a process plagued by ...
    • Text advertising blindness: the new banner blindness? 

      Owens, Justin W.; Chaparro, Barbara S.; Palmer, Evan M. (Usability Professionals’ Association, 2011-05)
      Banner blindness, the phenomenon of website users actively ignoring web banners, was first reported in the late 1990s. This study expands the banner blindness concept to text advertising blindness and examines the ...
    • 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. ...
    • Text messaging versus talking on a cell phone: A comparison of their effects on driving performance 

      Libby, David; Chaparro, Alex (2009-09)
      This study compared the effects of texting to other modes of responding on driving performance. While driving a simulator participants were instructed to categorize words appearing on billboards as a state (e.g., Maine), ...
    • Texting on a smartwatch versus a smartphone: a comparison of their effects on driving performance 

      Persinger, Joel (Wichita State University, 2017-12)
      The National Safety Council reports that 6 percent or more car crashes involved text messaging from a smartphone. In addition, many studies have found that cell phone while driving increases crash risk by 2.8 - 5 times ...
    • Texting while driving using Google Glass (TM): Promising but not distraction-free 

      He, Jibo; Choi, William; McCarley, Jason S.; Chaparro, Barbara S.; Wang, Chun (Elsevier B.V., 2015-08)
      Texting while driving is risky but common. This study evaluated how texting using a Head-Mounted Display, Google Glass, impacts driving performance. Experienced drivers performed a classic car-following task while using ...
    • Texting while driving: is speech-based text entry less risky than handheld text entry? 

      He, Jibo; Chaparro, Alex; Nguyen, Bobby T.; Burge, Rondell J.; Crandall, Joseph; Chaparro, Barbara S.; Ni, Rui; Cao, Shi (Elsevier B.V., 2014-11)
      Research indicates that using a cell phone to talk or text while maneuvering a vehicle impairs driving performance. However, few published studies directly compare the distracting effects of texting using a hands-free ...
    • The association of externalizing and internalizing problems with trajectories of indirect and direct peer victimization and perpetration 

      Lohman, Erin Elizabeth (Wichita State University, 2016-05)
      A community sample of 167 elementary school students was evaluated in order to examine the relationship between trajectories of indirect and direct peer victimization and perpetration with externalizing and internalizing ...
    • The association of service members' postdeployment adjustment with family interaction 

      Brockman, Callie J. (Wichita State University, 2014-05)
      Two models were tested examining the relationship of service members' adjustment following deployment and the impact of their postdeployment adjustment on family functioning. The study sample included 60 families participating ...
    • The attitudes and reading behaviors of parents 

      Siwierka, Julia K. (Wichita State University, 2016-04-29)
      Nationwide, 32% of fourth grade students read at or below the “basic” level (NCES, 2013), and students who cannot read at proficient levels by the third grade are four times more likely to drop out of school later (Hernandez, ...
    • The demographics of academic entitlement in grading 

      Witsman, Katherine A. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2013-05-08)
      Within academia few constructs are so often talked about yet so poorly understood as academic entitlement. Using AE scales, this study evaluates the latent variables of AE in grading as well as the relationship of these ...
    • The determinants of quality of life in a sample of older adults living in independent living communities 

      Smith, Rachel A. (Wichita State University, 2015-05)
      Quality of life is an important factor that affects both the physical and mental well-being of older adults. However, there is much debate over what elements make up quality of life. The CASP-19 is a theoretically-based ...
    • The development and validation of a heuristic checklist for clinical decision support mobile applications 

      Leverenz, Tiffany (Wichita State University, 2019-05)
      Mobile phone use is ubiquitous in the healthcare setting and as a result, mobile health applications targeted for clinician use have proliferated. However, there is currently a lack of guidance to evaluate these types of ...
    • The driving habits of older adults with visual impairment 

      Chaparro, Alex; McGregor, L.; Stumpfhauser, Laszlo (1998-10)
      It is estimated that there are 3 million Americans with visual impairment (best corrected acuity of 20/40). How many persons with visual impairment drive and how their driving habits differ from elderly drivers without ...