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Comparison of the Verification Sales of a Self-rating Sentence Completion Method for Evaluating Marital Difficulties and the MMPI Validity Scales

Comparison of the Verification Sales of a Self-rating Sentence Completion Method for Evaluating Marital Difficulties and the MMPI Validity Scales

Date: August 1970
Creator: Young, Dwight Lamon
Description: This study is a comparison of the verification sales of a self-rating sentence completion method for evaluating marital difficulties and the MMPI validity scales.
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The Effect of Item Distance on Organization in the Free Recall of Words

The Effect of Item Distance on Organization in the Free Recall of Words

Date: August 1970
Creator: Clay, James H., (James Hamilton)
Description: The purpose of the present study was to investigate the effect of item distance, which is defined as the absolute number of words separating a single item from the other items of the category, upon clustering of the removed items. By studying clustering, psychologists hope to gain knowledge of the effect of organization on memory.
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The Effect of Motivation and Anxiety on Weight Discrimination

The Effect of Motivation and Anxiety on Weight Discrimination

Date: August 1970
Creator: Aycock, Tom Earl
Description: This study was an attempt to determine if subjects differing in anxiety, motivation and stress evidence differential weight discrimination performance. The judged difference in weight discrimination will be affected by a preceding series of discriminations.
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Effects of a Preschool Program on Psycholinguistic Abilities of Culturally Deprived Children

Effects of a Preschool Program on Psycholinguistic Abilities of Culturally Deprived Children

Date: August 1970
Creator: Martin, Martha K.
Description: The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the psycholinguistic abilities which the disadvantaged child brings with him to the preschool setting, and the growth in language development made during his participation in the program.
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The Effects of Anxiety, Hostility, and Depression on Responses to the Rotter Incomplete Sentences Blank

The Effects of Anxiety, Hostility, and Depression on Responses to the Rotter Incomplete Sentences Blank

Date: August 1970
Creator: Boutte, Margaret Ann
Description: The present study is an attempt to determine the effect of anxiety, hostility, and depression on responses to the Rotter Incomplete Sentences Blank when it is scored according to the manual instructions. Whether the score fluctuates or not will have implications on how psychologists should use this test as a diagnostic tool.
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Facilitation of Social Behavior in Group Psychotherapy with Geriatric Patients

Facilitation of Social Behavior in Group Psychotherapy with Geriatric Patients

Date: August 1970
Creator: Blair, Ben R.
Description: The purpose of the present study was to attempt to use the principles of behavior therapy and group psychotherapy to enhance social adjustment of the geriatric patients in an institutional environment. There are several factors positively related to satisfactory adjustment to old age such as educational level, marital status, employment history, religion, health, and membership in groups.
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FIRO-B Interchange Compatibility, Academic Achievement, and Group Cohesion

FIRO-B Interchange Compatibility, Academic Achievement, and Group Cohesion

Date: August 1970
Creator: Williams, Joe D.
Description: This study is an effort to add to the body of evidence for or against the validity of the concept of Interchange Compatibility as a factor in the goal achievement and cohesion of a group.
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Identifying the Effects of Religious Participation on the Therapeutic Treatment of the Mentally Ill

Identifying the Effects of Religious Participation on the Therapeutic Treatment of the Mentally Ill

Date: August 1970
Creator: Estes, James W.
Description: This study is concerned with identifying the effects of religious participation in the therapeutic treatment of the mentally ill.
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An Interaction Between Verbal and Nonverbal Behavior in Kindergarten Children

An Interaction Between Verbal and Nonverbal Behavior in Kindergarten Children

Date: August 1970
Creator: Tiritilli, Wayne E.
Description: The present study was designed to provide data bearing on the question of the relationship between verbal and nonverbal behavior. And, in particular, to see if it is possible to control human nonverbal behavior through the manipulation of verbal behavior.
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The Measurement of Differences in Hostility Between Individuals Convicted of Crimes Against Persons and Those Convicted of Crimes Against Property

The Measurement of Differences in Hostility Between Individuals Convicted of Crimes Against Persons and Those Convicted of Crimes Against Property

Date: August 1970
Creator: Diploma, Michael E.
Description: This study is concerned with distinguishing between persons convicted of crimes against persons and those convicted of crimes against property using the hostility factor as a criterion for comparison. There is some indication that the crimes against persons group is more likely to express overt hostility than the crimes against property group. This would be a useful distinction since the ability to recognize and separate violent or potentially violent persons from the nonviolent is desirable in order to help provide a healthier society.
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Nondirective Group Play Therapy with Aggressive Boys

Nondirective Group Play Therapy with Aggressive Boys

Date: August 1970
Creator: Bucur, Raymond R.
Description: The study reported here attempts to demonstrate the utility of group play therapy as a method of reducing aggression in preadolescent aged boys. Previous research has attempted to demonstrate the value of play therapy as a method of dealing with a variety of emotional and behavioral problems.
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Parent-Child Relations Correlates of a Cognitive Model for Social Expectations

Parent-Child Relations Correlates of a Cognitive Model for Social Expectations

Date: August 1970
Creator: Morwood, Linda L.
Description: The general purpose of this study was to consider the relationship between an individual's perception of his parent-child experiences and the adequacy of a naive cognitive model to describe his judgements of others.
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Peer- and Self-Evaluations on Social Roles by Sociometrically Differentiated Groups

Peer- and Self-Evaluations on Social Roles by Sociometrically Differentiated Groups

Date: August 1970
Creator: Naugher, Jimmie Ray
Description: The problem of the present study was to determine the relationships between peer- and self-evaluations on a social roles measurement and the relationships between these evaluations and sociometric rankings.
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Prediction of Marital Status After Marriage Counseling Using the Polyfactor Test of Marital Difficulties

Prediction of Marital Status After Marriage Counseling Using the Polyfactor Test of Marital Difficulties

Date: August 1970
Creator: Edwards, Peggy Deane
Description: The purpose of this investigation is to determine if the Polyfactor test can be used to predict the success or failure of marriage. The Polyfactor test is an indirect scale assessing the present marital adjustment of each spouse and the overall marital adjustment of the couple.
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Proactive Inhibition in Short-Term Memory

Proactive Inhibition in Short-Term Memory

Date: August 1970
Creator: Pennal, Billy E.
Description: Experimental evidence was needed to help answer the question of whether the decrease in retention from Trial 1 to Trial 2 was caused by PI from Trial 1 decreasing retention of Trial 2, or by a primacy effect increasing retention of Trial 1 over the natural retention baseline of a S. The present experiment was designed to help answer this question.
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The Relationship between Sex-role Identification and Personal Adjustment of College Males

The Relationship between Sex-role Identification and Personal Adjustment of College Males

Date: August 1970
Creator: Gaddy, Jerrel D.
Description: The purpose of the present study was to determine the relationship between masculine traits in males and the characteristic patterns of emotional responses which affect social adjustment.
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The Relationship of Children's Perception of Parental Punitiveness toward Aggression and their Church Attendance

The Relationship of Children's Perception of Parental Punitiveness toward Aggression and their Church Attendance

Date: August 1970
Creator: Arnold, Russell L.
Description: One of the main purposes of the present study was to use a parental punitiveness scale, that was developed on the assumption that parental punitiveness is a function of the situation in which aggression takes place. This in turn was used to determine what relationship a child's perception of parental discipline toward aggression has to varying degrees of church attendance of the child.
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Social Interest and the Communications Organ Score in Human Figure Drawings

Social Interest and the Communications Organ Score in Human Figure Drawings

Date: August 1970
Creator: Long, Wesley L.
Description: The relationship between social interest and personal adjustment described by Adler seems to imply that the CO score is positively correlated with personal adjustment. If the CO score in a human figure drawing indicates the degree of social interest manifested by an individual, it is reasoned that the CO score will measure that individual's adjustment level.
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The Effect of Neurological Impairment on the Rorschach Performance of School Children

The Effect of Neurological Impairment on the Rorschach Performance of School Children

Date: December 1970
Creator: Campbell, John H.
Description: The problem with which this investigation is concerned is that of determining the effect of neurological impairment on the Rorschach performance of children.
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The Effects of a Social Blunder and a Task-Related Blunder on the Attractiveness of a Superior and an Average Person

The Effects of a Social Blunder and a Task-Related Blunder on the Attractiveness of a Superior and an Average Person

Date: December 1970
Creator: Ratzlaff, Billy
Description: This thesis was designed to study the difference in attraction of a highly competent person and an average person as well as the effects when a social blunder or a task blunder is committed by these persons.
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The Facilitating Effect of Modeling Procedures upon Behavior Modification of Mentally Retarded

The Facilitating Effect of Modeling Procedures upon Behavior Modification of Mentally Retarded

Date: December 1970
Creator: McCabe, James C.
Description: This study was undertaken to investigate the facilitating effects of imitation procedures upon a traditional behavior modification program. A "token economy" was instituted within a workshop setting.
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Multivariate Prediction of Executive Success

Multivariate Prediction of Executive Success

Date: December 1970
Creator: Titsworth, William Layton
Description: The principal purpose of this study was the assessment of the relationships of five personality traits, achievement motive, decisiveness, need for power, initiative, and selfassurance, to a criterion of executive success in business. A second purpose of the present study was the construction of a regression equation for the prediction of executive success.
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Parental Roles and Behavior in Children

Parental Roles and Behavior in Children

Date: December 1970
Creator: McLendon, David M.
Description: This investigation was concerned with the goals parents set for their children, the child-rearing methods parents use to instill their goals in the child, and the behavioral and personality characteristics of the child. To measure these dimensions, participation was solicited from parents who had children enrolled in the North Texas State University Laboratory School.
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Persistence of the Negative Contrast Effect and Resistance to Extinction

Persistence of the Negative Contrast Effect and Resistance to Extinction

Date: December 1970
Creator: Shelton, Billy W.
Description: This thesis examines the persistence of the negative contrast effect (NCE), a phenomenon reported in several studies, within the framework of the Spence-Amsel frustration hypothesis.
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