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    • Character and crime: the effects of self-identity and decision making strategies 

      Kyek, Rosa (2007-06-12)
      A new variable, the Self-Identification Factor (i.e. the extent to which an individual can identify or relate to another person) may override other variables thought to influence suggestions for punishment. Level of ...
    • Cloning and Expression of a Haloacid Dehalogenase Enzyme 

      Van, Skyler (2011-05-14)
      The purpose of this research project is to clone the gene JHP1130 from Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori). JHP1130 is a member of the Haloacid Dehalogenase (HAD) superfamily, which is characterized by a varied group including ...
    • Connectivism Learning Theory: Instructional Tools for College Courses 

      Darrow, Suzanne (2009-08-24)
      Abstract: This qualitative thesis explores the work of George Siemens and connectivist learning theory, 'A Learning Theory for the Digital Age'. Findings are based on a literature review which investigated the foundations, ...
    • Corra 

      Silvia, Kristin (2013-12-12)
      In "Corra," readers will observe the destructive nature of a entropic child of local legend. At the request of his wife Dani, Jonah agrees to let his widowed mother-in-law, Vera, live with the couple. What began as a kind ...
    • Cover 

      Unknown author (2009-02-23)
    • Debilitating and Facilitating Anxiety Effects on Identification 

      Moyer, Katherine H. (2009-02-19)
      Thirty-nine students and two employees at a public northeastern university voluntarily participated in the experiment. Participants were asked to complete an anxiety questionnaire, then to view briefly and identify in ...
    • Does rap or rock music provoke violent behavior? 

      Tropeano, Eliana (2006-09-20)
      This study examined whether or not watching a violent music video would provoke individuals to answer questions with violent responses. Eleven participants watched a violent music video, 11 participants watched a nonviolent ...
    • Dreams Away & Animal 

      McKay, Nicole (2013-12-12)
      These two creative non-fiction pieces, "Dreams Away" and "Animal," tell the stories of two different musicians whose paths are intertwined in the journey for a successful band. In "Dreams Away," Jay starts out as an aspiring ...
    • Editorial: Birth of a Journal 

      Barrett, Daniel (2006-09-25)
    • Editorial: Onward and Upward! 

      Barrett, Daniel (2007-06-12)
      In Spring of 2006 we were very excited to see the fruition of a year of hard work on the Journal of Undergraduate Psychological Research. Not only was the journal published on time, the cover colorful and attractive, the ...
    • Effects of modality: examining the influence of auditory and visual formats on false recognition 

      Van Buskirk, Christa I. (2007-06-12)
      The present study investigated the effects of modality (method of presentation) on false memory. It was hypothesized that an auditory format (audio tape) would produce a significantly greater incidence of false memory ...
    • Effects of Social Class on Body Image and Self-Esteem 

      Caposella, Amanda (2009-02-20)
      Do the images people are exposed to on a daily basis from magazine ads to billboards affect women's self esteem? Forty undergraduate students viewed images of women in different professions and of different body types to ...
    • Effects of Social Influence and Persuasion on Paranormal Beliefs 

      Vallee, Jenna M. (2009-02-20)
      In the last decade scholars have unexpectedly found that beliefs in the paranormal were not significantly lower in college students vs. the general population. This research has produced a lot of controversy and concern ...
    • Empathy as an indicator of subsequent altruistic behavior 

      Stutz, Francisca; Crispino, Michelle (2007-06-12)
      Helping behavior and its motivation has been a popular topic of discussion throughout the centuries. Some researchers suggest that we are able to help others for altruistic reasons if we feel empathy for them. Others say ...
    • Evaluation of Stream Water Quality at the WCSU Westside Nature Preserve 

      Fitzgerald, Mark P.; Nevesky, Harry A.; Dye, Frank J. (2011-05-15)
      This study was conducted to evaluate the water quality of the stream on the Westside Nature Preserve (WNP) of Western Connecticut State University. Stream water quality at the WNP, since the construction of a new magnet ...
    • Experiences and Reactions: a trial implementation of the Archivists' Toolkit 

      Stevens, Brian (2008-12-15)
      Description of an implementation of the Archivists' Toolkit - an open-source archival management application.
    • Fake item for testing 

      Fake, Fake (2022)
    • Fast Food and Today's Culture 

      Yatsko, Christina (2013-12-12)
      This is a Journalistic long-feature story about fast food and how it has evolved from the 1950s until today. The feature discusses the history of fast food, the theology behind the menus, the economic boom in the fast food ...
    • Frontmatter 

      Unknown author (2009-02-19)
    • Gendered Expectations; Moderate Deviance in Georgian London 

      McDonald, Shannon (2011-05)
      The Duchess of Devonshire was a passionate participant in the Westminster Election of 1784. Her experience is an illustrious example of a woman in history who faced ridicule due to failure to comply to her gender and social ...