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    • Estimation of mental workload using saccadic eye movements in a free-viewing task 

      Tokuda, Satoru; Obinata, Goro; Palmer, Evan M.; Chaparro, Alex (IEEE, 2011-07)
      This study proposes a new method to automatically estimate a person's mental workload (MWL) using a specific type of eye movements called saccadic intrusions (SI). Previously, the most accurate existing method to estimate ...
    • 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 ...
    • Ethnic identity, well-being and health among college students 

      Stowell, David J. (Wichita State University, 2015-05)
      Ethnic identity has been shown to be a protective factor against negative mental health outcomes for people of color. As health disparities persist, and the demographics of the United States continue to change and become ...
    • Evaluating a community health center's diabetes project: A strategy to reduce health disparities 

      Wernick, Shoshana; Lewis-Moss, Rhonda K. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
      Diabetes poses a serious health problem in the African American community who experience significantly higher rates of diabetes and diabetes complications when compared to Caucasians. The current study evaluated a Diabetes ...
    • Evaluating a community health centre's diabetes project: A strategy to reduce health disparities 

      Wernick, Shoshana (Wichita State University, 2009-05)
      Diabetes is a senous health problem in the African American community. African Americans experience significantly higher rates of diabetes, diabetes complications, and premature mortality compared to Caucasians. The ...
    • 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 ...
    • Evaluating the impact of participation in consumer-run organizations 

      Shagott, Todd P.; Vu, Chi C.; Reinhart, Crystal; Hymer, Kimberly; Collins, Vicky; Wituk, Scott A.; Meissen, Gregory J. (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2007-04-27)
      Consumer-run organizations (CROs) serve as drop-in and activity centers for adults diagnosed with mental illness. These nonprofit organizations, which are entirely run by consumers (people diagnosed with a severe and ...
    • An evaluation of "senior-friendly" web guidelines 

      Hart, Traci A.; Chaparro, Barbara S. (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2005-04-22)
    • An evaluation of a foundation’s community-wide initiative to impact mental health outcomes 

      Peltier, Diane (Wichita State University, 2011-05)
      This exploratory study was focused on mental health, broadly defined, as part of a larger community assessment research project. The primary goals of this study were to determine how a mental health initiative impacted ...
    • Evaluation of an in-vehicle driver support system among aging drivers 

      Libby, David (Wichita State University, 2019-05)
      Driver support systems employ behavioral modification functions to assist drivers in adopting safer driving behaviors. This study utilized a smartphone-based driver support system, RoadCoach, that provided real-time, ...
    • Evaluation of driver distraction: text messaging versus talking on a cell phone 

      Libby, David (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2012-04-18)
      In the United States, 35 states have passed legislation banning texting while driving. By comparison, no state bans hands free cellular phone use by adults while driving. The concern regarding texting reflects an underlying ...
    • Evaluation of ergonomic interventions for bucking bars in aircraft manufacturing 

      Hull, Spring S. (Wichita State University, 2007-12)
      Steel bucking bars used in sheet metal assembly tasks lack application of ergonomic principles. Four bucking bar interventions were evaluated and compared to a steel bucking bar. The interventions included a tungsten bucking ...
    • Evaluation of MILSTD 2525 glyph features in a visual search paradigm 

      Siva, Navaneethan; Chaparro, Alex; Palmer, Evan M. (2014-10)
      MILSTD 2525 is a document that outlines the composition and use of a set of standardized symbology by the US Department of Defense to represent vehicles, equipment and personnel on tactical interfaces. These symbols are ...
    • An evaluation of the predictive validity and reliability of two measures of person-centered caregiving with nursing home residents with dementia 

      Lann-Wolcott, Hannah (Wichita State University, 2009-05)
      The goal of this dissertation was to test the predictive validity of two measurements of person-centered care (PCC), the Person-Centered Behavioral Inventory (PCBI), and the Global behavior scale (GBS). These measures ...
    • Evaluation of the presence of a face search advantage in Chernoff faces 

      Sivagnanasundaram, Navaneethan; Chaparro, Alex; Palmer, Evan M. (2013-09)
      Chernoff faces (Chernoff, 1973) are an early attempt at large scale multivariate data representation and are based on underlying assumptions that have not been empirically tested. This study investigated i) whether data ...
    • Evaluation of the Whitlarkian method of consumer decision map creation 

      Wood, Robert L. (Wichita State University, 2017-12)
      This research investigated the reliability and efficacy of a new method of building consumer decision maps first proposed in the literature by David Whitlark of the Marriott School of Management. Current approaches necessitate ...
    • Evaluation toolbox for aviation technical publications 

      Chaparro, Barbara S.; Rogers, Bonnie; Hamblin, Christopher James; Chaparro, Alex (Wichita State University, 2005-02)
      This article describes the Evaluation Toolbox (Chaparro et al., 2004) - an aid to understand the process of evaluating the usability of aviation maintenance documentation -- from the initial development stage through the ...
    • Even moderate visual impairments degrade drivers' ability to see pedestrians at night 

      Wood, Joanne M.; Tyrrell, Richard A.; Chaparro, Alex; Marszalek, Ralph P.; Carberry, Trent P.; Chu, Byoung Sun (Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Inc., 2012-03-16)
      PURPOSE. To determine the effect of moderate levels of refractive blur and simulated cataracts on nighttime pedestrian conspicuity in the presence and absence of headlamp glare. METHODS. The ability to recognize pedestrians ...
    • An examination of becoming a certified peer specialist 

      Grant, Emily A.; Reinhart, Crystal; Keele-Lien, Ashlee; Swink, Nathan; Wituk, Scott A.; Meissen, Gregory J. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
      Peer support between mental health consumers in the mental health system is not a new concept. However, the position of Certified Peer Specialist (CPS) is a recent addition to the mental health system. CPSs are people in ...
    • An examination of energy envelope theory 

      Benton, Mary Catherine (Wichita State University, 2009-05)
      The current study experimentally examined the effectiveness of the Energy Envelope Theory in explaining the relationship between chronic fatigue syndrome patients’ energy levels and fatigue within the context of four ...