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Neurotransmitter Systems And Age Related Cognitive Decline: A Focus On Attention And Plasticity, Christine Teal Kozikowski Jan 2015

Neurotransmitter Systems And Age Related Cognitive Decline: A Focus On Attention And Plasticity, Christine Teal Kozikowski

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Neurocognitive Mechanisms Of Social Influence On Emotion, Emily Catherine Willroth Jan 2015

Neurocognitive Mechanisms Of Social Influence On Emotion, Emily Catherine Willroth

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Pain Perception And Perspective Taking In Spinal Cord Injury Patients, Caitlin J. Duckett Jan 2014

Pain Perception And Perspective Taking In Spinal Cord Injury Patients, Caitlin J. Duckett

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


The Effect Of Brand And Caloric Information On Flavor Perception And Food Consumption In Restrained And Unrestrained Eaters, Kevin Vincent Cavanagh Jan 2013

The Effect Of Brand And Caloric Information On Flavor Perception And Food Consumption In Restrained And Unrestrained Eaters, Kevin Vincent Cavanagh

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Cognitive And Physiological Moderators Of Daily Smokers' Early Neural Attentional Biases To Smoking And Nonsmoking Cues, Patrick John Hammett Jan 2013

Cognitive And Physiological Moderators Of Daily Smokers' Early Neural Attentional Biases To Smoking And Nonsmoking Cues, Patrick John Hammett

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No abstract provided.


Possible Regulatory Effects Of Coalition Computations On The Mu Rhythm, Kyle Timothy Gagnon Jan 2010

Possible Regulatory Effects Of Coalition Computations On The Mu Rhythm, Kyle Timothy Gagnon

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No abstract provided.


"The Chills" As A Psychological Response: Affective Composition, Trait Antecedents, And Factor Structure, Laura Anne Maruskin Jan 2010

"The Chills" As A Psychological Response: Affective Composition, Trait Antecedents, And Factor Structure, Laura Anne Maruskin

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Analyzing Anticipatory Muscle Tensing As A Measure Of Prospective Action, Kristin Michelle Reardon Jan 2009

Analyzing Anticipatory Muscle Tensing As A Measure Of Prospective Action, Kristin Michelle Reardon

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No abstract provided.


Does Humor Benefit Health In Retirement?: Exploring Humor As A Moderator, Gillian P. Freeman Jan 2009

Does Humor Benefit Health In Retirement?: Exploring Humor As A Moderator, Gillian P. Freeman

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


The Effects Of Adolescent Nicotine Exposure On Adult Learning, Andrea Marie Spaeth Jan 2009

The Effects Of Adolescent Nicotine Exposure On Adult Learning, Andrea Marie Spaeth

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Blockade Of Muscarinic M1 Receptors Disrupts Performance On An Attention-Demanding Visual Discrimination Task, Andrea Maureen Robinson Jan 2009

Blockade Of Muscarinic M1 Receptors Disrupts Performance On An Attention-Demanding Visual Discrimination Task, Andrea Maureen Robinson

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Effects Of Systemic And Intrabasalis Administration Of The Orexin-1 Receptor Antagonist, Sb-334867, On Attentional Performance In Rats, Karen Elizabeth Boschen Jan 2009

Effects Of Systemic And Intrabasalis Administration Of The Orexin-1 Receptor Antagonist, Sb-334867, On Attentional Performance In Rats, Karen Elizabeth Boschen

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Patterns And Prevalence Of Metabolic Syndrome Among Persons Receiving Treatment With Antipsychotic Medications, Brittany Marie-Bach Harte Jan 2007

Patterns And Prevalence Of Metabolic Syndrome Among Persons Receiving Treatment With Antipsychotic Medications, Brittany Marie-Bach Harte

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Cortical Activity Mediating Motor Representations In Stroke Survivors, Matthew Warren Lowder Jan 2007

Cortical Activity Mediating Motor Representations In Stroke Survivors, Matthew Warren Lowder

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Effects Of Excitotoxic And Immunotoxic Lesions Of The Posterior Parietal Cortex On Attention, William M. Howe Jan 2006

Effects Of Excitotoxic And Immunotoxic Lesions Of The Posterior Parietal Cortex On Attention, William M. Howe

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Structured Writing And Humor: The Use Of Humor As A Component In Structure Writing And Its Effect On Health Symptoms And Perceived Stress, Evie J. Gerber Jan 2004

Structured Writing And Humor: The Use Of Humor As A Component In Structure Writing And Its Effect On Health Symptoms And Perceived Stress, Evie J. Gerber

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Fetal Alcohol And Adolescent Behavior: The Effects Of Postnatal Binge Ethanol Exposure On The Behavioral Development Of Adolescent Animals, Katherine A. Colona Jan 2003

Fetal Alcohol And Adolescent Behavior: The Effects Of Postnatal Binge Ethanol Exposure On The Behavioral Development Of Adolescent Animals, Katherine A. Colona

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Beyond Ability: Effects Of Caffeine And Impulsivity On Academic And Creative Performance, Sara E. Chambers Jan 2001

Beyond Ability: Effects Of Caffeine And Impulsivity On Academic And Creative Performance, Sara E. Chambers

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Relationships Between Experience, Credentials, Moral Development, Conceptual Level, And Self-Efficacy Of School Counselors, Susan Emilie Halverson Jan 1999

Relationships Between Experience, Credentials, Moral Development, Conceptual Level, And Self-Efficacy Of School Counselors, Susan Emilie Halverson

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Neuropsychological Correlates Of Syndromes Of Schizophrenia, Preston Scott Eckman Jan 1997

Neuropsychological Correlates Of Syndromes Of Schizophrenia, Preston Scott Eckman

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Anxiety Sensitivity And Panic Among College Students: Cognition, Emotion, And Somatic Symptoms, Carla Lynn Messenger Jan 1997

Anxiety Sensitivity And Panic Among College Students: Cognition, Emotion, And Somatic Symptoms, Carla Lynn Messenger

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


A Study Of The Effect Of Interactive Language In The Stimulation Of Cognitive Functioning For Students With Learning Disabilities, Kathleen Ricards Hopkins Jan 1996

A Study Of The Effect Of Interactive Language In The Stimulation Of Cognitive Functioning For Students With Learning Disabilities, Kathleen Ricards Hopkins

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

Much can be gained by applying knowledge and insight gleaned from the field of neuropsychology to the field of education. Diagnosis and treatment of learning disabilities (LD) could be enhanced through an increased understanding of neurolinguistic functioning. The present study examined the effect of five instructional techniques aimed at stimulating the cognitive functioning of students with diagnosed learning disabilities. The defining characteristic of each of the five techniques is the use of interactive dialogue to stimulate oral language production leading to greater cognitive efficiency. Evidence is presented for the need for interhemispheric collaboration in complex linguistic tasks such as reading ...


Guided Imagery As A Psychoneuroimmunological Intervention For Hiv-Positive Individuals, Christopher Dale Keene Jan 1996

Guided Imagery As A Psychoneuroimmunological Intervention For Hiv-Positive Individuals, Christopher Dale Keene

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Schizotypy And Extroversion-Introversion: Correlation And Electrodermal Activities In Emotions, Kai Qu Jan 1996

Schizotypy And Extroversion-Introversion: Correlation And Electrodermal Activities In Emotions, Kai Qu

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Neuropsychological Function, Recidivism, And Community Adjustment Of The Mentally Ill Chemically Addicted (Mica) Patient, Robert Warren Smith Jan 1996

Neuropsychological Function, Recidivism, And Community Adjustment Of The Mentally Ill Chemically Addicted (Mica) Patient, Robert Warren Smith

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


The Impact Of Sick Building Syndrome On Selected Variables Associated With School Effectiveness, Caryl Shannon Felty Jan 1996

The Impact Of Sick Building Syndrome On Selected Variables Associated With School Effectiveness, Caryl Shannon Felty

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

Using matched pairs of schools having a diagnosis of Sick Building Syndrome (SBS) and those not identified, and not having the potential of being identified as having the diagnosis, this study examined the relationship between factors assumed or determined to have an impact on a school's ability to carry out its mission as they related to the SBS diagnosis. The factors studied were student average daily attendance (ADA); students' mean standardized test scores in math and reading on the Iowa Test of Basic Skills and the Tests of Achievement and Proficiency; the need for students to take prophylactic medications ...


Increase In Rem Density: A Biological Marker Of Bulimia And Depression Or An Artifact Of Perceived Stress?, Jeannie Hee-Jin Koo Jan 1994

Increase In Rem Density: A Biological Marker Of Bulimia And Depression Or An Artifact Of Perceived Stress?, Jeannie Hee-Jin Koo

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


The Relationships Between Retrospective Perceptions Of An Alcoholic Home Environment With Levels Of Differentiation Of Self And Trait Anxiety In Adult Children Of Alcoholics, Barbara Lynn Rojas-Hughes Jan 1993

The Relationships Between Retrospective Perceptions Of An Alcoholic Home Environment With Levels Of Differentiation Of Self And Trait Anxiety In Adult Children Of Alcoholics, Barbara Lynn Rojas-Hughes

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationships between adult children of alcoholics (ACOA's) recollections of their family of origin home environments, with present day levels of ACOA differentiation of self, and trait anxiety. The author explored the influence of ACOA gender differences and a variety of demographic information.;The ACOA volunteers for this study were recruited from The College of William and Mary in Virginia. to be included in the study, subjects must have met the following criteria: (a) the volunteer's age must have been 18 years or above; (b) subjects met the ACOA criteria ...


Burden In Spousal Caregivers: A Correlational Study Of The Effect And Interaction Of Stressors, Vulnerability, Psychological Resources And Social Supports On The Development Of Burden In Spousal Caregivers Of The Chronically Ill, Sheila Marie Crossen-Powell Jan 1993

Burden In Spousal Caregivers: A Correlational Study Of The Effect And Interaction Of Stressors, Vulnerability, Psychological Resources And Social Supports On The Development Of Burden In Spousal Caregivers Of The Chronically Ill, Sheila Marie Crossen-Powell

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

This study investigated burden in a convenience, nonrandom sample of 120 spousal caregivers of cardiac patients, who resided at home in the Richmond, VA area, had health insurance, and received medical care from private providers. Using Vitaliano's theory that burden is a function of stressors and personal vulnerability moderated by psychological resources and social supports, the study examined the relationships between those five constructs.;Burden was measured by the Brief Symptom Inventory and Montgomery's Scales of Objective and Subjective Burden. The Hassles and Uplifts Scales was used to measure stressors; demographic data and the Self control, Responsibility, Socialization ...


Humor Appreciation And The Right Hemisphere, Melissa Beth Waller Jan 1992

Humor Appreciation And The Right Hemisphere, Melissa Beth Waller

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.