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    • 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 ...
    • How drive for thinness moderates the influence of media on female body image 

      Pavelo, Maria (2006-09-20)
      This study was designed to investigate how drive for thinness moderates the influence of media on female body image and self-esteem. Drive for thinness is defined as an excessive concern with dieting, preoccupation with ...
    • Insights into Women's Seders 

      Stambler, Leah (2008-04-08)
      Women's seders have been growing in popularity around the world. Organizations in Israel, Britain, Canada and across the United States now sponsor women's seders. They have become increasingly common in recent years for ...
    • Investigating gender stereotypes in elementary education 

      Calvanese, Matthew M. (2007-06-12)
      Education is home to one of America's most pervasive gender stereotypes. A disproportionately low frequency of male elementary school teachers has reinforced such stereotypes. This study was designed to investigate gender ...
    • Is the perceived humor of a video clip affected by a smile? 

      Samaha, Melinda L.; Simcoe, Tina (2007-06-12)
      In the past there have been many conflicting results from research done on the relationship between smiling and its effect on emotional responses. This experiment tested the theory that if a participant's mouth is manipulated ...
    • Jonestown 

      Gagnier, Christian (2013-12-12)
      This screenplay, projected to be between 120-150 pages, chronicles Reverend Jim Jones' life from youth, adulthood, and eventual descent into madness, leading to the murder/suicide of over 900 People's Temple members. The ...
    • Live or die? Effects of anonymity on moral decisions 

      Crayco, Kim (2007-06-12)
      Do morals change due to a specific situation? Thirty undergraduate students solved a series of moral dilemmas under one of two conditions. Participants were lead to believe they were going to discuss their answers in ...
    • Monster Al and Friends 

      Sortor, Stanislava (2013-12-12)
      My Thesis writing project is a children's book with original photographs for ages 5 - 8.The story follows the main character, Monster Al, who is an extraterrestrial being from the planet Gliese 581g. Monster Al and his ...
    • Muerte Circo 

      Glazer, Leah (2010-12-16)
      When childhood friends, Lilly and Sierra, stumble across an abandoned trailer at their town's annual carnival, the two open a doorway to another world. Upon entering the alternative universe, Muerte Circo, Lilly and Sierra ...
    • Nonlinear Optical Materials, Applications from the Science Building at WCSU 

      Litwin, Brandon M (2011-05-20)
      This presentation focuses on the applications of my research rather than on the science, the content is summarized as follows: Nonlinear optical materials are electromagnetic (i.e. light) frequency modulating compounds ...
    • Out of the Frying Pan 

      Giuliano, Michael (2013-12-12)
      My thesis is a short story about a man who is struggling to find his true calling in life. Tony Russo is stuck in a rut: he's been working at the same restaurant for twelve years; his co-workers disrespect him, and he finds ...
    • Perceptions of School Counselors and School Administrators with Respect to the Roles of School Counselors as they Implement the New York State Comprehensive School Counseling Model 

      Hardy, Deborah (2008-06-22)
      The proposed study examined the perceptions of school counselors and administrators towards the New York State School Counseling Model. The study focused on (a) actual and preferred counselor activities to provide direction ...
    • Physiological measures of math anxiety as a function of wording 

      Medeiros, Kristen; Leclerq, Stephanie (2007-06-12)
      Research on the physiological effects of math anxiety is inconsistent. In this study, an electroencephalograph (EEG) machine was used to measure the cortical activity of 6 volunteer undergraduate students while each memorized ...
    • Primary Culture of Brain Stem Cells 

      Fitzgerald, Mark P.; Fignar, Brittany E.; Dye, Frank J. (2011-05-14)
      Neurospheres are multicellular, spherical clusters of cells derived from brain tissue placed in cell culture. According to the literature, neurospheres are heterogeneous populations consisting of, at least, neural stem and ...
    • Retrospect 

      Lopez-Gay, Jazmyn (2013-12-12)
      Retrospect is a collection of three creative non-fiction stories. Together they create one cumulative piece ending with an epilogue on the stories as a whole. Each of the stories is named for a man they revolve around; ...
    • Social Sciences Journal 

      Western Connecticut State University. Department of Sociology., Manes, R. Averell (2009-04-06)
      The Social Sciences Journal was created to serve three primary purposes: to give Western Connecticut State University undergraduate students an outlet in which to publish original research in the social sciences, to gain ...
    • Stereotyping: the effect of author's education on perceived writing ability 

      Serphillips, Heather (2007-06-12)
      The current study evaluated educational achievement stereotyping and its presence in reading. Ninety-one undergraduate participants read the same article with varying authors and answered the same questionnaire. There were ...
    • Student Opinion and Student Course Selection 

      DellaGioia, Mike (2009-02-19)
      This study examined the effects of student opinion on course selection. Twenty-nine undergraduate psychology students read a course description similar to those offered by a university course catalogue, then read either ...
    • Suck, Squeeze, Bang, Blow 

      Siebert, Matthew (2013-12-12)
      My thesis is a journalistic long-feature story. Otherwise known as, "Suck, Squeeze, Bang, Blow" it is an attempt to give the average person a glimpse into the gear head lifestyle. More than that, I hope someone who is ...