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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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