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Influence of Vocational Training on the Self-Concept of the Physically Handicapped

Influence of Vocational Training on the Self-Concept of the Physically Handicapped

Date: January 1969
Creator: Diamond, Harriet A.
Description: This study was conducted in order to investigate the hypothesis that the vocational rehabilitation training situation is itself therapeutic. The training situation is of course attempting to complete the final phase of rehabilitation by actually helping the handicapped individual to go out into the world again as a productive human being.
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The Columbia Mental Maturity Scale and the Wechsler Intelligence Scale For Children : a Comparative Study Utilizing Institutionalized Mentally Retarded Males

The Columbia Mental Maturity Scale and the Wechsler Intelligence Scale For Children : a Comparative Study Utilizing Institutionalized Mentally Retarded Males

Date: January 1969
Creator: Garnett, Richard E.
Description: The purpose of the present study is to compare the 1959 revision of the Columbia Mental Maturity Scale (CMMS) with the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC) for use as a psychometric instrument for determining the mental ability of mentally retarded male children.
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Interpersonal Preception: the Accuracy of First Impressions and Attitude Change as a Function of Self-Image and Age Similarities

Interpersonal Preception: the Accuracy of First Impressions and Attitude Change as a Function of Self-Image and Age Similarities

Date: January 1969
Creator: Townsend, Philip C.
Description: It is the intent of this study to investigate an aspect of the accuracy of first impressions and the stability of attitudes formed on the basis of these impressions. The study of first impressions and their influence on behavior is one aspect of the general topic of person perception.
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A Comparison of Miller Analogies Test Scores with Undergraduate and Graduate Grade-Point Averages of Graduate Students

A Comparison of Miller Analogies Test Scores with Undergraduate and Graduate Grade-Point Averages of Graduate Students

Date: January 1969
Creator: Matlosz, Don
Description: The main purpose of the present study was to investigate the relationship between the Miller Analogies Test scores of graduate school students and their undergraduate grade-point averages, as well as to find the relationship between Miller Analogies Test scores and the grade-point averages in graduate school of these students. A secondary purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between each of the following variables: sex, age, curriculum and the performance levels of the subjects.
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Contrasts in Selective Variables between Sociometrically High and Sociometrically Low Third Pupils

Contrasts in Selective Variables between Sociometrically High and Sociometrically Low Third Pupils

Date: January 1969
Creator: Anderson, Ronald W.
Description: This study was designed to contrast the differences between sociometrically high and sociometrically low individuals, in regard to nine selected variables which were considered to differentiate between these individuals.
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The Direction of Aggression and Group Conformity of Policemen, Narcotic-Addicts, and Seventh Day Adventists as Measured by the Rosenzweig Picture-Frustration Study

The Direction of Aggression and Group Conformity of Policemen, Narcotic-Addicts, and Seventh Day Adventists as Measured by the Rosenzweig Picture-Frustration Study

Date: January 1969
Creator: Gerlach, Herman
Description: The present study was an attempt to measure the direction of aggression among three diverse groups, namely, policemen, narcotic-addicts and Seventh Day Adventists. The second aspect of this investigation was to determine the group conformity tendencies of the three basic groups. The Rosenzweig Picture-Frustration Study was used as the measuring instrument.
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The Relationship of Actual Stature to Height of Human Figure Drawings

The Relationship of Actual Stature to Height of Human Figure Drawings

Date: January 1969
Creator: Burnett, Donald E.
Description: One purpose of this study was to determine of the actual physical dimensions of an individual are related to the dimensions of his human figure drawings. The specific physical dimension used in this study is that of stature of height. Another purpose of this study was to determine if college males majoring in Physical Education might be superior to college males majoring in Industrial Arts in terms of their clarity of body image.
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The Goodenough Draw-A-Man Test as a Measure of Interpersonal Adjustment

The Goodenough Draw-A-Man Test as a Measure of Interpersonal Adjustment

Date: January 1969
Creator: Schloss, Charles D.
Description: Since the premises and history of the Draw-A-Man (DAM) seem to indicate a relationship between this technique and adjustment/maladjustment, and since Leary defines maladjustment in terms of interpersonal behavior, the problem to be studied is to attempt to quantitatively relate DAM scores with some objective measure of social adjustment or maladjustment in children.
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The Interrelationships among Anxiety, Intelligence, and Academic Achievement in College Students

The Interrelationships among Anxiety, Intelligence, and Academic Achievement in College Students

Date: May 1969
Creator: Combs, Don Carlos
Description: It was the purpose of this study to investigate the nature of the relationships among anxiety, achievement, and intelligence. It was deduced that anxiety and intelligence work together mainly at the level of average intelligence. At this level, the addition of drive in the form of anxiety increases performance level, while a lack of drive or anxiety decreases that level. The influence of anxiety on academic achievement is insignificant at other levels due to the overriding effects of intelligence.
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The Effects of Induced Anxiety and Levels of IPAT Anxiety on a Gestalt Closure Task

The Effects of Induced Anxiety and Levels of IPAT Anxiety on a Gestalt Closure Task

Date: January 1969
Creator: Sterling, F. R.
Description: It was proposed that a study be done to investigate the problem of relating anxiety to the phenomenon of Gestalt closure. This study problem sought to demonstrate a systematic relationship between Gestalt closure, in terms of accuracy and speed, and possible interaction between levels of anxiety and induction of anxiety.
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Success-Striving and Failure-Avoidant Aspiration Patterns of Institutionalized Mental Retardates

Success-Striving and Failure-Avoidant Aspiration Patterns of Institutionalized Mental Retardates

Date: January 1968
Creator: Middleton, Charles B.
Description: The design of this experiment was developed to investigate the presence of success-striving and failure-avoidant motivational patterns in the level of aspiration behavior of retarded subjects. The primary objective of this study is to show that success-strivers are present in mentally retarded groups, even if in the minority.
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Some Differences in Reactions to Soothing and Exciting Music

Some Differences in Reactions to Soothing and Exciting Music

Date: June 1969
Creator: House, William John
Description: This study is concerned with the measurable physiological changes in human beings in the presence of musical stimuli.
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Personality Factors and Psycho-social Conditions Related to Troublemaking Behavior in Normal Institutionalized Children

Personality Factors and Psycho-social Conditions Related to Troublemaking Behavior in Normal Institutionalized Children

Date: August 1968
Creator: Hollis, Coy
Description: The problem of the present study was to discover the relationship of personality factors and certain psycho-social conditions related to the troublemaking behavior of normal institutionalized children.
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The Effects of Musical Stimuli on the Gross Motor Activity of Profound Mental Retardates

The Effects of Musical Stimuli on the Gross Motor Activity of Profound Mental Retardates

Date: May 1969
Creator: Angelloz, Robert E.
Description: It was the purpose of this present study to investigate the effects of two types of music, tonic and sedative, on the gross motor activity of profound mental retardates. The primary objective was to determine if therapeutic benefits resulting from the application of music could be extended to profound retardates as has already been demonstrated with other levels of retardation.
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Comparison of Male and Female Homosexuals and Heterosexuals on the Masculinity/Femininity Scale of the Minnesota Multi-Phasic Personality Inventory

Comparison of Male and Female Homosexuals and Heterosexuals on the Masculinity/Femininity Scale of the Minnesota Multi-Phasic Personality Inventory

Date: January 1969
Creator: Pugh, Robert E.
Description: In the present study it was hypothesized that male homosexuals would score significantly higher on the Masculinity/ Femininity scale of the Minnesota Multi-Phasic Personality Inventory than would heterosexual men and that female homosexuals would score significantly higher on the Masculinity/ Femininity scale of the Minnesota Multi-Phasic Personality Inventory than would heterosexual females.
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Fear of Death as Related to a Positive Future Time Perspective and Self-Esteem

Fear of Death as Related to a Positive Future Time Perspective and Self-Esteem

Date: June 1968
Creator: Gerson, Raymond P.
Description: The problem with which this investigation was concerned was to determine whether or not fear of death was related to positive future time perspective and self-esteem.
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The Effects of Concrete, Symbolic, and Verbal Reinforcement of the Discrimination Learning of Moderately and Severely Retarded Boys

The Effects of Concrete, Symbolic, and Verbal Reinforcement of the Discrimination Learning of Moderately and Severely Retarded Boys

Date: January 1968
Creator: Johnson, James E.
Description: The present study is an attempt to determine which of several different types of reinforcers is most effective in discrimination learning using institutionalized mentally retarded boys of different intellectual levels as subjects. If one type of reinforcement works more effectively in conditioning one level of institutionalized mentally retarded subject, then that type of reinforcement could be used to greater advantage in controlling behavior than some other, less effective kind of reinforcer.
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The Relationship between Fear and Stereotyped versus Non-Stereotyped Tasks

The Relationship between Fear and Stereotyped versus Non-Stereotyped Tasks

Date: January 1968
Creator: Sonntag, Norris P.
Description: The exact properties of the interaction between emotional drives and other psychological phenomena is still a vastly unexplored field. The purpose of this paper will be to examine further the effects of one of these emotional drives, that of fear, on task performance, and to explore some of the theoretical conceptualizations already put forth regarding this interaction.
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The Relationship of Expectancy of Success to Objective Probability and Consequences of Performance

The Relationship of Expectancy of Success to Objective Probability and Consequences of Performance

Date: January 1968
Creator: Stephens, George Douglas
Description: The work reviews a article published by N. T. Feather about five approaches which relate to the analysis of behavior in a choice situation where a decision is made between alternatives having different subjective probabilities of attainment. The relationship between choice potential and success probability is affect by the type of situation in which the choice is made.
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The Effectiveness of Sophisticated Toys in Play-Therapy with Twelve Year Old Children

The Effectiveness of Sophisticated Toys in Play-Therapy with Twelve Year Old Children

Date: January 1968
Creator: Klinger, Ronald L.
Description: It is the aim of this investigation to compare the use of normally recommended toys, ordinarily used in the play-therapy setting, with more sophisticated, "grown-up" toys, when working with twelve-year-old children.
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A Study of the Effect of Heterogeneous Grouping as Opposed to Homogeneous Grouping for Language Development of Severely Retarded Students

A Study of the Effect of Heterogeneous Grouping as Opposed to Homogeneous Grouping for Language Development of Severely Retarded Students

Date: August 1968
Creator: Burbank, Erwin Russell
Description: The purpose of the present study was to investigate the effect of heterogeneous grouping and homogeneous grouping in the language development of severely retarded students. A further purpose was to determine how beneficial either of the grouping procedures would be for this level of student.
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A Study of Incidental Learning in a Classroom Type Situation

A Study of Incidental Learning in a Classroom Type Situation

Date: June 1968
Creator: Siegel, Edward M.
Description: This paper contends that, like children of average intelligence, there is a degree of material that will be learned by the retardate, even if his attention is not directly brought to bear upon that material.
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The Relationship between Performance on the Bender Visual Motor Gestalt Test and Perceptual Ability and Motor Skill in a Non-Clinical Group

The Relationship between Performance on the Bender Visual Motor Gestalt Test and Perceptual Ability and Motor Skill in a Non-Clinical Group

Date: June 1968
Creator: Moazami, Manoutchehr
Description: The purposes of the present study are to try to establish whether perception and motor skill are determinant factors of performance on the Bender-Gestalt Test and to investigate the degree of relationship and importance of each factor on the B-G-T.
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The Effectiveness of Teacher Observed Behavioral and Academic Traits as Predictors of Reading Difficulty in a Third Grade Population

The Effectiveness of Teacher Observed Behavioral and Academic Traits as Predictors of Reading Difficulty in a Third Grade Population

Date: January 1968
Creator: Mahaffey, Mary Kathleen
Description: The objective of this study was to determine the predictive efficacy of teacher assessments of behavioral and academic traits thought highly associated with reading difficulty, and to single out from teacher assessments those most effective for prediction.
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