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    • 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 ...
    • Teaching College Writing 

      De Feo, William (2014-03-18)
      Teaching writing at the university level in the 21st century is a challenge. Students are occupied with so many personal, social, and educational demands that the skill set required to become a competent writer is low on ...
    • The Art of Not Existing 

      Berdan, Amanda (2013-12-12)
      The "Art of Not Existing" is a short story that follows the story of Conner, a senior in high school, who has been battling an eating disorder since his freshman year. After falling and coming close to death at a track ...
    • The College Application Process: Do Letters of Recommendation Influence Decisions? 

      Mulhare, Caitlin E. (2009-02-19)
      Seven male and 13 female participants read a fictitious student's application to college that contained either a positive or negative letter of recommendation. They were then asked to make a decision regarding admission ...
    • The Effect of Disclosed Personal Information on Impression Formation 

      Shorey, Stephanie J. (2009-02-19)
      This study measured the effect of disclosed personal information on impression formation. Eight male and 23 female undergraduate students ranging in age from 18 to 41 were randomly assigned to read one of three descriptions ...
    • The Effect of Question Wording on the Resolution of Visual Ambiguity 

      Talibon, Meredithe (2011-05-14)
      Ambiguity is valuable because it can lead to new insights which arise from a shift in perspective. In order to evaluate how visual ambiguity is resolved, college students were shown an ambiguous picture and asked to respond ...
    • The Effect of Relationships, Cost and Religion on College Students' Perceived Willingness to Help 

      St. Hilaire, Amber (2009-02-19)
      Previous research suggests that individuals who are more religious with positive relationships and in low personal cost situations are more likely to help. To test these theories, scenarios of varying costs, questionnaires, ...
    • The effect of teacher likability on student compliance 

      Morgan, Theresa Z.; Bergeron, Angela (2007-06-12)
      This study examined the effects of teacher likability on student compliance. Thirty undergraduate students participated in this study. The participants were given a description of a fictitious college professor. One group ...